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BCDP02-058: Land Economy and the Environment

Description

Issues relating to land economy and the environment underpin sustainable development. Land is both a vital resource and an environmental asset. The subject's focus is on human relationships with land and environment, supply and demand, land and environmental market structures and the management of land as a scarce resource. This subject uses case studies to illustrate the integration and conflict between the land economy and development.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBCDP02-058
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond University College
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $3,920
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890

Learning outcomes

1. Students will have the opportunity to develop a solid understanding of the role that real property and land play in modern society, the natural environment and the global context.
2. An holistic perspective will be developed throughout the subject illustrating some of the ways in which people interact with the environment and the economic value which is related to its use.
3. Students will be provided with the opportunity to identify natural and human influences which contribute to the value of land, related demand and supply factors and the social context as identified through regulatory and policy frameworks for land management.
4. Students will be given the opportunity to investigate and analyse the reasons behind land value and the interaction between land economy and land use.
5. In the context of land scarcity, students will be given the opportunity to recognise the competitive forces which determine land uses.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021