University of Technology Sydney

15341 Sustainable Development

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UTS: Design, Architecture and Building: School of the Built Environment
Credit points: 12 cp

Subject level:

Postgraduate

Result type: Grade and marks

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Description

This subject examines issues affecting the interaction between economic development and environmental protection. It includes an understanding of the importance of ecologically sustainable development and the provision of strategic advice on the most effective use of resources over a project's life cycle. Advanced selection criteria and the measurement of sustainability are discussed in the context of political, legal, ecological and societal considerations.