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People and Planet

Postgraduate | CUR-SCP548 | 2024

Study the Sustainable Development Goals spearheaded by the United Nations. Highlight key Goals such as reducing inequalities and eliminating poverty. Assess the Goals' development, implementation and adoption across a variety of contexts.

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Study method
100% online
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Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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People and Planet

About this subject

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

    1. analyse and critically evaluate issues of justice and responsibility of the individual, the community, business and government in the light of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    2. analyse and synthesise expert information through the lenses of social, biological, cultural and economic interdependence of individual countries within the global community
    3. analyse and critically evaluate the role of international collaboration and partnerships for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    4. work individually and collaboratively to use, maintain and develop expert knowledge about sustainability in terms of theoretical, conceptual and methodological elements, showing intellectual independence, creativity and responsibility
    5. communicate orally and in writing theoretical propositions, methodologies and findings in a way that is appropriate for audience and purpose
    6. create innovative policy solutions through the application of research skills, practical experience and understanding beyond a single discipline.

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0.125 EFTSL
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