Environment, Sustainability and Development

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environment, Sustainability and Development

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Agricultural Business, Agricultural Leadership and Communications, Agriculture, Agriculture and Natural Resource Economics, Economics, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Sustainability, History, Horticulture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    30 units of credit at Level 1

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course is about sustainable development along with the technological and social changes that are involved in achieving it, both at a national and global level.
    It is divided into three parts:
    (1) the historical causes of the present global environmental and economic crisis;
    (2) possible solutions to problems of food production, environmental degradation, industrialisation, energy use, and population growth;
    (3) ideas for a New World Economic Order and the economic and technological changes required to bridge the ever increasing gap between rich and poor nations.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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