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Unit of Study PLN10002 - Sustainability and Professional Ethics for Planners (2016)

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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:

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1 Demonstrate understanding of the principles of integrated sustainable development and managing natural and built environments.
2 Exhibit understanding of the adoption of professional ethics in the use of planning knowledge, skills and communication.
3 Explain the relationship between environmental, economic and social sustainability and the governance of sustainability.
4 Display familiarity with the trends influencing sustainability and the role of planners in supporting sustainable growth.
5 Discuss the nature of sustainable communities.
6 Discuss emerging issues in sustainable planning and narrate how sustainability can inform planning practice.

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

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the principles of integrated sustainable development and managing natural and built environments.
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  2. Exhibit understanding of the adoption of professional ethics in the use of planning knowledge, skills and communication.
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  3. Explain the relationship between environmental, economic and social sustainability and the governance of sustainability.
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  4. Display familiarity with the trends influencing sustainability and the role of planners in supporting sustainable growth.
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  5. Discuss the nature of sustainable communities.
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  6. Discuss emerging issues in sustainable planning and narrate how sustainability can inform planning practice.
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