Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Schools

Mech & Mine Engineering School, Sustainable Minerals Institute

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Restricted

GCRespResDev, GDipRespResDev and MRespResDev

Assessment methods

Assignments, web-based learning

Course coordinator

Dr Robin Evans (robin.evans@uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 External Flexible Delivery Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

An introductory course about Sustainable Development (SD) as it relates to the resources sector. The course covers SD history and theory, drivers to adopt SD principles in the resources sector, industry responses to SD, SD in varied operational settings, including small and mid-tier mining companies, assessment and measurement of SD initiatives at mine operations. This course features a compulsory 5-day intensive in Brisbane at the St Lucia Campus and the remainder of the course is taught online. Assumed Background: Students are assumed to have a basic knowledge of the nature of the modern resources sector and its operations.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 External Flexible Delivery Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 External Flexible Delivery Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 External Web Based Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile