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ATS3268: Sustainable Tuscany: Tradition, Innovation And Entrepreneurship

Faculty of Arts

Sustainable Tuscany: Tradition, Innovation And Entrepreneurship

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Sustainability plays a key role in shapingtoday's Italy and its global appeal. This unit enables you to foster a critical perspective on sustainability issues through engagement witha range of cultural and creative industries, engagement with local experts, and community. You will be exposed to timely sustainable cross-discipline projects that highlight the tradition of creativity and innovation that Italy is known for worldwide. The unit does not require any knowledge of Italian. If you are completing a minor or major in Italian you will are strongly encouraged to utilise your Italian language skills through assessment in Italian (appropriate to your language level).


1 - Exercise/s - 30% 2 - Analytical exercise - 15% 3 - Pitch - 20% 4 - Individual report - 35%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement. This unit is taught intensively.

Sustainable development goals

Adopted by the UN Member States in 2015, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. Read more

This unit covers content related to the following SDGs:

9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities