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Department of Chemical Engineering, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

CE50173: Sustainable development

Click here for further information Credits: 6
Click here for further information Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Click here for further information Period: Semester 1
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites:
Click here for further information Description: Aims:
The unit aims to enable students to respond appropriately to demands that sustainable development aspects be considered in their decision-making.

Learning Outcomes:
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
a) discuss the evolution of thinking and policy about sustainable development, recognising the diversity of perspectives and opinions which are relevant to the subject; and
b) interpret and apply sustainable development principles in a business or other organisational context using recognised guidelines and standards, metrics, reporting and concepts of social responsibility and organisational culture appropriately.

This unit will develop the ability of students to work independently.
Writing skills and skills in the preparation of presentations will be developed through the coursework assignments for the unit.

Sustainable development ideas, definitions and interpretations; legislation and guidance including international treaty law relevant to sustainable development; corporate social responsibility principles and practice, organisational culture, sustainable development metrics and reporting.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

CE50173 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Chemistry
  • RXXX-AFM23 : Integrated PhD Sustainable Chemical Technologies (Full-time)
  • TXXX-AFM14 : MRes Sustainable Chemical Technologies (Full-time)

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