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49125 Environmental Risk Assessment

6cp; block, distance; availability: all courses (core for MEEM)
Requisite(s): 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10061 Bachelor of Engineering Diploma Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10066 Bachelor of Engineering Science OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10067 Bachelor of Engineering OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09067 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma Professional Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09066 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Postgraduate

Description

It is increasingly important that societal decisions are based on critical and honest assessment of the state of the relevant knowledge. This is particularly the case in environmental risk assessment which can be highly complex, involving multiple parties with no easy answers. This subject aims to teach students to conduct risk assessment in relation to environmental issues, by using relevant knowledge and tools in risk identification, risk assessment, risk management and risk communication. Students are able to use the knowledge to implement science-based decision-making in solving complex risk problems in their professional practice.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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