Water Governance and Policy (7903ENV)

This course introduces students to some of the goals, objectives and principles of water planning in the 21st Century and also to economic concepts pertinent to water management and planning. It will explore priciples of water planning and current issues, with references to different social and economic contexts. Students will be introduced to economic and social impact analysis with an emphasis on foundational concepts and methodologies. Risk assessment including adaptation for climate change impact will be examined. As one of the outcomes of plans is security for consumptive water users, this will be discussed in the contaxt of Australia and contrasted with developing countries. Environmental allocations are also discussed. Thus students are encouraged to develop awareness of the need to integrate economic, social, legal and environmental perspectives in planning against a background of uncertainty and change. Please note: This course is restricted to those students enrolled in the Master of Integrated Water Management (Program 5722) or the Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management (Program 3346).

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Postgraduate

Student contribution band

Band 2

Usually available

Nathan Trimester 1Online Trimester 1

Course Attributes

Restricted: Course must be listed in Program

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
21 April 2019
Restriction: Student must be enrolled in one of the following programs: 3346 GCert Integrated Water Mgt, 5722 M Integrated Water Mgt, 4194 GDip Integrated Water Mgt, 5611 Master of Environment

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (13543) Open 25 February 2019 - 2 June 2019 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
21 April 2019
Restriction: Student must be enrolled in one of the following programs: 3346 GCert Integrated Water Mgt, 5722 M Integrated Water Mgt, 4194 GDip Integrated Water Mgt, 5611 Master of Environment

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (13544) Open 25 February 2019 - 2 June 2019 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.