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Undergraduate | MUR-SUS301 | 2024

Resilient Regions: Sustainability in Practice

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Gain a regional perspective on how environmental sustainability works in the field. Step into the arena of eco-entrepreneurism. Line up traditional approaches to agriculture against permaculture and other organic and biodynamic alternatives.

Study method
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Start dates
25 Nov 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Resilient Regions: Sustainability in Practice

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you should be able to:

    1. demonstrate a critical understanding of the principal concepts theories of resilience thinking, bioregionalism and their application to sustainability at a regional level;   
    2. analyse sustainability and resilience challenges and solutions at a local and regional level.
    3. apply inter-disciplinary perspectives in responding creatively to sustainability problems and in developing sustainability solutions;   
    4. critically reflect on sustainability and resilience concepts, theories and practices   
    5. work both independently, and collaboratively and respectfully with a range of people   
    6. undertake independent self-directed field work   
    7. communicate effectively both orally and in writing appropriate to a range of audiences and types of documents.

Entry requirements


Students must have completed 18 credit points (6 OUA subjects) at Level 1 before enrolling 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.

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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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