EWP 312

Undergraduate Programmes - Environmental and Water Science Programme

ENV312  Environmental and Water Science 312                                                  (30 credits)

[Pre-requisite: COS114 or COS124]

Main Content:

  • Theoretical overview of environmental management principles and practices
  • South African environmental management policy and procedures: Environment Conservation Act, National Environmental Management Act, Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations etc
  • Case studies on the most common types of applications for activities in South Africa, dealing with

Main outcomes:   At the end of this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the basic principles and practices of environmental management
  • Identify the key documents in the South African environmental management policy and procedures
  • Produce a Basic Assessment process and a Scoping/Environmental Impact Assessment process
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