1 of ENVS1702, ENVS2742 has been successfully completed
This topic provides a broad introduction to inter-related global environmental, economic and cultural issues. The topic aims to heighten students' appreciation of the entangled nature of human and environmental activities and to point to some of the difficulties associated with sharing the 'spaceship Earth' to which we are all confined. The topic will also discuss and illustrate the power of individuals to effect change within the global context.
This topic aims to:
Provide you with a broad introduction to some of the relationships between environment, economy and culture and heighten your appreciation of their interconnected character
Point to some of the difficulties associated with sharing the 'spaceship Earth' to which we are all confined
Provide you with the resources and opportunities to develop a variety of skills (e.g. oral, written and graphic communication; information management; group work) that can be transferred to other academic and employment areas
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of the topic, students are expected to be able to:
Explain how global capitalism structures both environmental and cultural change
Discuss how nature is represented by maps, language and science
Identify the different scales and actors involved in environmental decision-making
Critically assess environmental information from a variety of sources
Learn how to become engaged in local and regional environmental issues
Communicate effectively in a variety of public forums
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
This information is from current details held on the Student Information System. Please report any errors or omissions to the relevant College Office.
If you consent to the use of our cookies then please click the button below:
If you do not consent to the use of all our cookies then please click the button below. Clicking this button will result in all cookies being rejected except for those that are required for essential functionality on our website.