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Natural Hazards

Undergraduate | CUR-GPH230 | 2024

Study the fury of natural hazards. Consider how far and wide their effects span, along with strategies to minimise our vulnerability to their wrath. Learn about environmental planning and sustainable development.

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

Price from

$1,118

Upfront cost

$0

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Natural Hazards

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. examine the geographical distribution of hazard events in the context of risk and vulnerability of the natural and built environment
    2. systems discuss the relevance of the principles of environmental planning and sustainable development to risk management in vulnerable communities
    3. evaluate the impact of high carbon lives on the intensity and frequency of severe natural hazards events
    4. analyse adaptation strategies for minimising risk and vulnerability to natural hazard events including low carbon futures
    5. develop skills in the interpretation and analysis of data

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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