- Code EMDV8013
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Environmental Management & Development
- Academic career PGRD
- AsPr Ida Kubiszewski
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
First Semester 2019
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This course introduces Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma students to the biggest or most contentious issues in public and academic debate about the relationship between ‘development’ and ‘the environment’. It is constructed around a number of questions on which there is a wide variety of academic opinion and a great deal of academic debate. In each case, a small number of key readings will be used to highlight the range of opinions expressed in these debates and the wider implications of these arguments for understanding the relationship between the process of economic, social and political development and the practice of environmental and natural resource management.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Have advanced skills to identify and critically evaluate environmental and development problems and the key issues that comprise them;
- Ability to summarise arguments about development and environment in a national context
- Have the capability to participate in public debate about long-term trends in development and environment
- Literature review - 1500 words (30) [LO 1]
- Country case study - 3000 words (60) [LO 2]
- Participation in seminar discussion - 500 words (10) [LO 3]
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30 hours lectures and seminars; 90 hours reading and writing
No prescribed texts; specific readings (journal articles or book chapters) to be assigned for each topic.
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