|| BSM5710 |
|| SUSTAINABLE DEV. & STRATEGIC ENVIRON. ASSESSMENT |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Dr Alan J Bond |
|| Available all semesters |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam|| 1 hour essay + 4 short questions - total 2 hours || |
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Enabling objectives :
After studying this module you should be able to:
describe what is meant by the term `sustainable development?;
describe what strategic environmental assessment is, and how it differs from project EIA;
explain how to carry out a strategic environmental assessment;
discuss how strategic environmental assessment can be used as a tool for achieving sustainable development;
discuss the effectiveness of strategic environmental assessment based on case study examples.
describe Local Agenda 21 and how it works in practice.
Terminal objective :
To learn how EIA can be extended to deal with more strategic issues that are currently beyond the remit of project EIA and, in particular, to consider its value as a means of achieving sustainable development.
This module is at CQFW Level 7