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Unit of Study ENV10655 - Coastlines - Diversity, Dynamics and Risks (2019)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the geomorphology of all coastal zones
2 describe the dynamic processes that have shaped the coastal zones
3 illustrate how past sea level events have shaped our coastline and how climate change will potentially affect tomorrow’s coastline
4 indicate scientific techniques used in coastal sciences
5 understand how human activities continue to impact on our coasts.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe the geomorphology of all coastal zones
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. describe the dynamic processes that have shaped the coastal zones
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. illustrate how past sea level events have shaped our coastline and how climate change will potentially affect tomorrow’s coastline
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. indicate scientific techniques used in coastal sciences
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. understand how human activities continue to impact on our coasts.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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