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Undergraduate | TAS-KEA103 | 2024

Previously TAS-XBR117

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available


About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Articulate the technological, social, environmental, economic and political factors affecting energy use and energy policy
    2. Calculate direct and embodied energy consumption using information from a range of sources
    3. Explain the complex issues related to the ongoing energy debate and illustrate your findings in reports and presentations

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:

  • TAS-XBR117-Energy (no longer available)

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Lecture material (content) will be pre-recorded and made available via MyLO before the start of each teaching week. Students are encouraged to participate in one-hour online tutorials during the weeks that they run. Recordings of tutorials can be accessed via the Zoom tutorial link in MyLO. Tutorials will commence in week 2 of semester and occur at a range of times that may change through the semester to accommodate the needs of students and depending on student attendance. Tutorial times will be initially decided by student poll in MyLO in week 1. It is expected that students will commit between 5-6 hours per week to this subject. MyLO Discussion boards are used extensively in this subject, and students are encouraged to ask questions and share ideas. You will get much more from this subject if you do. More details on the different discussion boards can be found in the subject overview materials.

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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