Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Assessment methods

Assignment, quizzes, final exam

Course coordinator

Prof Neil Sipe

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

Course not offered in 2015. Please contact the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management if you require advice on course selection.

This course addresses the question: What is urban sustainability and how can it be achieved? The course will examine theories and practices that contribute to social, economic and environmental sustainability outcomes in urban areas. Case studies will explore a range of urban sustainability challenges and responses including those concerning social justice, social ecology, community services, urban infrastructure and energy, the natural environment and climate change, demographic changes, and urban governance.