2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Explores the diversity of coastal landforms. We examine past and contemporary processes that drive the evolution of coastal landforms, with special consideration given to the ramifications of environmental change for coastal management.
- Beaches; barriers; dunes
- Deltas; estuaries
- Climate and weather
- River systems
Changing coastal zones
Management monitoring and solutions
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe the geomorphology of all coastal zones||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||describe the dynamic processes that have shaped the coastal zones||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||illustrate how past sea level events have shaped our coastline and how climate change will potentially affect tomorrow’s coastline||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||indicate scientific techniques used in coastal sciences||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||understand how human activities continue to impact on our coasts.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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