Developing Sustainable Communities Major
Focuses on utilising the whole community approach in shaping sustainable communities.
In this major students develop an understanding of people and their relationships with their communities, strategies to support people and communities to work together to meet common goals, and skills in building communities to be environments where people want to work and live. Students will be able to apply the knowledge necessary to support people to remain engaged with their community, build social capital, mobilise resources and develop partnerships to plan sustainable and liveable environments.
Availability & Campus
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|CSV1102||Introduction to Social Analysis||15|
|CSV1101||Introduction to Community Work||15|
|Plus 2 units from:|
|CSV3101 ^||Social Policy||15|
|PSY1101 ^||Introduction to Psychology||15|
|PSY1204 ^||Social Determinants of Behaviour||15|
|PSY3217 ^||Cultural Issues in Psychology||15|
|YWK3231 ^||Strategies for Social Change||15|
Note: Students should ensure that they have completed the pre-requisites for units in this major.
^ Core Option
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.Student handbook
Students are required to complete a year-long professional placement unit which provides opportunities for extended work integrated learning experiences within the community.
Possible future job titles
Sustainability Officer, Sustainability Practitioner, Sustainability Consultant, Government Officer, Scientific Adviser