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ENG2002 Technology, Sustainability and Society

Short Description: Techn Sustainability & Society
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 039999 - EnginTech not classified
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 19 November 2018

Synopsis

Students of engineering and surveying need to understand and be convinced that through their future professional work they will relate to the rest of society. Throughout their careers they will need to strive to ensure that this relationship is meaningful and successful. Only then will they earn respect for themselves and their profession, and ensure their work will be valued and recognised. For engineers and surveyors to meet their responsibilities towards society they must be able to appreciate how politics, culture, economics and the law affect their work and how their work impacts on different sections of the community and the physical environment. They must also be prepared to deal with the issue of long-term sustainability. The goal of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to develop skills and attitudes that would help them promote and defend their work within their profession and within society at large.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2018 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2018 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2018 Online
Semester 2, 2018 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2018 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2018 Online
Semester 3, 2018 Online