Environmental Sustainability in Construction

CSM80002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to impart environmental sustainability related learning outcomes essential for construction industry.

Unit Learning OutcomesCompetencies
ULO1: Describe the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable development and sustainable construction (K1)Engineers Australia
  • K1 Basic Science: Proficiently applies concepts, theories and techniques of the relevant natural and physical sciences.
ULO2: Recognise the international, national and local regulation developments in the area of sustainability (K4)Engineers Australia
  • K4 Emerging Disciplinary Trends: Proficiently applies research principles and methods on current or emerging complex problems of the specific discipline.
ULO3: Appreciate the causes and effects of climate change (K1, K4)Engineers Australia
  • K1 Basic Science: Proficiently applies concepts, theories and techniques of the relevant natural and physical sciences.
  • K4 Emerging Disciplinary Trends: Proficiently applies research principles and methods on current or emerging complex problems of the specific discipline.
ULO4: Describe the effects of energy usage on greenhouse gas production and relevance of energy efficiency in buildings (K4, K6)Engineers Australia
  • K4 Emerging Disciplinary Trends: Proficiently applies research principles and methods on current or emerging complex problems of the specific discipline.
  • K6 Professional Practice: Appreciates the principles of professional engineering practice in a sustainable context.
ULO5: Demonstrate a functional knowledge of formulating and specifying practical measures for environmental sustainability that can be implemented in design and construction (K6)Engineers Australia
  • K6 Professional Practice: Appreciates the principles of professional engineering practice in a sustainable context.
ULO6: Apply sustainability tools and indicators and appreciate their scopes and limitations (S1)Engineers Australia
  • S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications and complex engineering problems.