Unit Set Structure


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MABUUS  Developing Sustainable Communities Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

This Major is intended only for students in the Bachelor of Sustainability, the major consists of 120 credit points (seven units). A yearlong (30 credit point) professional placement unit provides opportunities for extended work-integrated learning experiences within community. Two of the units within this major are also located in the Bachelor of Sustainability as core units.


The focus is on utilising the whole community approach in shaping sustainable communities. Graduates will develop an understanding of people and their relationships with their communities, strategies to support people and communities to work together to meet common goals and skills in building communities to be environments where people want to work and live.  Students will be able to apply the knowledge necessary to support people to remain engaged with their community, build social capital, mobilise resources and develop partnerships to plan sustainable and liveable environments.

This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following modes of delivery - On-campus, and Online.

All units are available on campus and online
CSV1102 Introduction to Social Analysis 15
CSV1101 Introduction to Community Work 15
IAS3104 Indigenous Peoples and the West 15
CSV3111 Community Development 15
CSV3113 Professional Placement 30 
Plus select 2 from:
CSV3101 Social Policy 15
PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology # 15
PSY1204 Social Determinants of Behaviour 15
PSY3217 Cultural Issues in Psychology 15
YWK3231 Strategies for Social Change 15
# This unit is a prequisite for PSY1204 and or PSY3217

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013