Environmental Impact Assessment - GEOS9011

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Excluded: GEOH9011

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Examines environmental planning legislation and decision-making processes in Australia with special reference to NSW; the content and structure of Environmental Impact Statements and the stages in the granting of development consent; approaches to EIA with reference to the assessment of impacts on the natural, social and economic environments.

Includes case studies exemplifying procedures, techniques, methods and issues, and looks at trends in EIA in Australia and selected other countries.

Note: Due to revisions of Geography at UNSW, all courses previously offered as GEOH9011 have been given an equivalent course code GEOS9011 from semester 1, 2007.


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