This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
|Managing faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered by||School of Geography and Environmental Science|
Climate change represents the most prominent and urgent global environmental issue facing the world today. This interdisciplinary area of study , investigates the functioning of the climate and atmosphere in the past, present, and future through a range of disciplinary approaches from earth systems science through to environmental policy. Students undertaking this area of study will develop analytical skills, practical and field-based experience, basic and applied research abilities that will enable them to pursue careers in environmental management, climatology, climate change mitigation and adaptation policy in national and international contexts.
Students studying a sequence in climate change and society must complete two of the following units, including the compulsory unit (12 points):
Students undertaking a minor or major in climate change and society must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:
and one of the following units:
* Field study unit in Italy.