- Complex adaptive systems and resilience; Bioregionalism and decentralization; Sense of place
- Ecological and agricultural resilience: Ecosystem health and restoration; Transforming agriculture: Catchment management; Permaculture
- Social and Cultural Resilience: Indigenous history and culture; Participatory politics; Alternative communities
- Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Transforming agriculture: Sustainable agriculture; Eco-preneurship; Eco-technologies
- Creating resilient communities
- Study guide
Enrolment in one of the majors:Sustainable Dev; Commsubjecty Dev; International Aid & Dev. Students must have completed 18 credit points (6 OUA subjects) at Level 1 before enrolling in this subject.
No special requirements
This capstone subject showcases sustainability in practice at a regional scale. The subject is immersive, interactive and practical. For internal students the subject includes a week-long residency in Denmark WA in early December. During the residency, field trips and case studies will cover: resilience; bioregionalism; sense of place; sustainable technologies; eco-entrepreneurism; and sustainable agriculture. There are extra costs for this subject to cover accommodation and food. External students will be expected to visit similar case studies in their own region.
- Assignment 1 - Multimedia Presentation (30%)
- Assignment 2 - Final Report (40%)
- Assignment 3 - Reflective Journal (30%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject