Course

Global Environmental Studies


Course code 72191

This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of current global environmental issues. You will examine the major environmental issues facing the world today and critically examine responses and solutions developed by international fora.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Topics covered include major global environmental issues, including deforestation; biodiversity loss; atmospheric change; resource consumption; energy use; pollution and population pressures; biodiversity conservation; ecological sustainability; and the international politics of sustainability.

To study this course you will require access to a computer, the Internet and email.

There is a set text required for this course, made available by our Library– details will be in your course materials.

Assessment 100% In-course.

Lecturer / Tutor