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- Introduction to universal global goals
- Partnerships, engagement and transdisciplinarity
- No poverty; Zero hunger, Good health and wellbeing
- Quality education; Gender equality
- Clean water and sanitation; Affordable and clean energy
- Decent work and quality economic development; Industry and innovation
- Reduced inequalities; Responsible consumption and production
- Sustainable cities and communities; Climate action
- Life below water; Life on land
- Peace, justice and strong institutions
- Partnerships and means of implementation
- Common threads and conclusions
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Study guide
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject explores the development and implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals from a range of theoretical, policy and practical perspectives. It contextualises their adoption within an international, domestic and global context. Students will analyse and reflect on contemporary issues and discourse of sustainable development, international aid and technological progress, including issues of poverty, food security, healthy lives, quality education, gender equity, water availability, sustainable energy, productive employment, resilient infrastructure, reduction of inequality within and between countries, better human settlements, sustainable production and consumption, climate change action, sustainable use of oceans and terrestrial ecosystems, peaceful and inclusive societies and partnerships for sustainable development.
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- Presentation (30%)
- Essay 1 (35%)
- Essay 2 (35%)
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