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GEOH20006 App Demography: Towards Sustainable Populations

Course details

The basic aims of this course are to develop an ability to acquire and analyse demographic information and to communicate this in clear and concise forms, and to discuss the ways by which sustainable populations can be achieved in diverse geographic, economic and social environments. Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: acquire demographic data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and other providers, or from small-area sample surveys; carry out basic methods of demographic analysis, including the projection of populations (forecasting); describe major characteristics and trends in the demography of Australia's population (or that of some other defined area); communicate the data and analyses in cartographic, graphic, and written forms; and discuss how sustainable populations may be achieved in diverse geographic, economic and social environments.

Course at a glance
Career: Postgraduate
Credit points: 8
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 1
EFTSL: 0.16667
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Course availability
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2009 Term Two FLEX
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