Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
Note: Students may only enrol in this subject (TAS-ZAS9118) if they are admitted to the Undergraduate Certificate in Science or the Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Living. All other students should enrol in TAS-ZAS118.
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Identify and assess business implications of environmental, social, economic challenges for natural resource and science-reliant industries
Describe and evaluate management approaches to sustainability in natural resource and science-reliant industries
Analyse and communicate information to support decision-making for sustainable outcomes
In this subject, you will investigate sustainable business practices in natural resource and science reliant industries. This includes practices that promote a sustainable business model and minimise the negative impact on social, economic, environmental and cultural values. Through industry-based examples you will identify problems and provide solutions to sustainability challenges.