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Sustainable Development: Policy, Practice and Environment - DVA4804

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To equip students with well-rounded systematic knowledge and an understanding of key themes of sustainable development within the development context. These are themes such as the nature of the environmental crisis within the global system, national and local sustainable development policy, theories of sustainable development, the clash between development and conservation as well as issues in sustainable development practice. Further to provide Students with in-depth knowledge and critical skills to assess and apply strategies and frameworks of sustainable development, inter alia in relation to new social movements, grassroots environmental movements, indigenous knowledge systems and development practice.