Environmental policy and communication 704

Module code ENV 704
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The module introduces students to contemporary debates about the role of policy, discourse and communication in achieving environmental sustainability. The outcomes of development interventions and projects on different scales (global, national and community) are used to demonstrate and reflect on the contested nature of environmental policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. Ultimately, students are encouraged to critically engage with the politics of policy formulation and implementation; and the discursive tactics used to communicate policy-related objectives, outcomes and interventions.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites ENV 301
Contact time 28 contact hours
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Year

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