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SCI1001 Introduction to Sustainability
Credit Points: 15

This unit provides the conceptual and theoretical foundations for the principles of sustainability. It provides students with ways of conceptualising real-world problems and solutions where environmental, economic and social issues are involved together. Students will be introduced to an operational understanding of interdisciplinarity, and practical approaches to achieve integration across disciplines and fields of endeavour, using systems thinking and critical thought.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y94Bachelor of Planning
C55Bachelor of Sustainability
MIAAHAEnvironmental Studies Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014