Course Title: Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5001

Course Title: Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this module is to increase the student’s knowledge of the sustainable development and environmental issues that affect youth around the world. It will also provide skills that will enable the student  to contribute to the positive change in the present state of the environment. It will also enable the student to lead and support group activities that will help to promote environmentally sustainable development.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Working with young people

Learning Outcomes

Students will study the following topics:
1.  Understanding our environment
2.  The social environment and the natural environment
3.. What is sustainable development?
4.  Action for sustainable development.

Overview of Assessment

Learning Journal