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Unit of Study ENGN2002 Policy and Legislation for Waste Management (2024)

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    There will be a 2 day compulsory residential for all students (Online and On campus) that will be held on the Lismore campus. Please refer to for further information on timetables.

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    Deputy Head of School approval required to enrol in this unit.

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

evaluate waste management policy and legislation with reference to sound ethical frameworks and sustainability

critically analyse legislative and incentive based frameworks and use these to respond creatively to intellectual, professional, environmental and social challenges

apply disciplinary knowledge and skills in professional and community settings to develop solutions for managing and minimising waste

evaluate the effectiveness of different policies and legislation to manage waste

understand the linkages between waste management policy and legislation in the different tiers of government.

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