GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Solutions

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Course Code: 
GC0001
Course Description: 
This course is an introduction to sustainability presented in six modules by six different disciplines, as represented by NTU's schools and centres. 1. The ecological basis of the natural environment from a regional and planetary perspective. 2. Key requirements and constraints for social development and survival, including energy, water, and the built environment. 3. The intersection of economic markets and financial systems, both from the perspective of driving growth and consumption, as well as playing a role as incentives for positive change. 4. The political economy framework of global and regional sustainability challenges. 5. The interaction and connectedness between the various single disciplines and themes.
AU: 
1AU
Year Taken: 
1
Next Offered: 
Sem 2
Years Offered: 
AY 2014 - 2015
AY 2015 - 2016
AY 2016 - 2017
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