Sustainability and Environmental Policy

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sustainability and Environmental Policy

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Design, Environmental Engineering, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    The module interrogates the principles and practice of sustainability as applied to spatial planning and environmental design. This module explores the theory and practice relating to environmental policy in policymaking and implementation. It discusses the democratic and political principles underpinning sustainability. It identifies and presents key technical and analytical tools employed to devise creative solutions to the challenges posed by sustainable development. It investigates diverse responses in different international contexts, comparing and contrasting different approaches.

    Assessment: Essay (50%), Coursework (50%)

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