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Unit of study_

GEOS3920: Urban Citizenship and Sustainability (Adv)

GEOS3920 has the same thematic content as GEOS3520 however with elements taught at an Advanced level

Code GEOS3920
Academic unit Geosciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
A mark of 75 or above in (GEOS2X21 or GEOS2X23 or GEOS2X15 or GEOS2X11 or ENVI2X22 or DAAE2012)

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. describe the relationships between cities, citizens, environments, and in/sustainability
  • LO2. define urban metabolism, citizenship, and environmental justice, and describe their relationship to urbanisation
  • LO3. apply your understanding of the relationship between cities, justice, and citizenship to critically reflect on different approaches to urban sustainability
  • LO4. describe contemporary socio-environmental challenges facing cities, and assess different governance frameworks for addressing them
  • LO5. articulate your own preferred concept of sustainability, and be able to justify your position
  • LO6. converse with government officials, activists, and business interests about the topic of sustainability, its potentials and its limits
  • LO7. work effectively in groups, and understand why a group is working well or is not working well
  • LO8. write a report targeted to civil society organisations (as distinct from an academic essay)