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Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Life Cycle Assessment

Postgraduate | MUR-PEN504 | 2024

Previously MUR-EENV504

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Life Cycle Assessment

About this subject

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

    1. Calculate a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory according to the international ISO 14064 standard,
    2. Estimate and report GHG emissions for entities and local governments according to national guidelines and regulations including Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions and calculate the associated uncertainties.
    3. Communicate lifecycle thinking using concepts, methodologies and standards and how to appropriately apply them in lifecycle assessment.
    4. Use LCA software to estimate the life cycle inventory of a product and present the results in a standardised format.
    5. Determine the lifecycle environmental performance of a particular technology or product over competing options and use LCA results to gain accreditation for carbon offset for a company or a product.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MUR-EENV504 (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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