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Food, Water and Environment

Undergraduate | LTU-GEG3FWE | 2024

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Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Food, Water and Environment

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Contextualise cultural and economic practices of food production and consumption and water management at a local and global level
    2. Demonstrate and apply ethical and cultural awareness to the food and water security issues
    3. Investigate capacities for local food production and/or water management in a selected case study area
    4. Understand relationships between food production and consumption in Australia and how food security can be further strengthened

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 120 credit points of subjects at Level one.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PLA4CFD (Climate Futures: Planning for Risk and Uncertainty), or PLA3CFD (Climate Futures: Planning for Risk and Uncertainty), or PLA3FWE (Securing Food, Water and the Environment) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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