University of Technology Sydney

48210 Interrogating Technology: Sustainability, Environment and Social Change

6cp; Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): ( 48250 Engineering Economics and Finance OR ((25115 Economics for Business OR 23115 Economics for Business)))


This subject focuses on developing engineering students' approaches to understanding the interactions between engineering and society from a philosophical, sociological and political perspective. The subject introduces students to theoretical frameworks and research tools for researching these interactions. Topical case studies of new technologies and engineering projects are examined to ground the learning in students engineering contexts.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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