Course

New Zealand Native Plants


Course code 72195

This course is designed to provide you with a practical knowledge of New Zealand’s native plants. The course discusses the ecology and unique characteristics of native plants. It is designed to enable you to play an active role in restoring and protecting areas of native vegetation. The course will be particularly useful for students working or intending to work in natural resource and conservation management.

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 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Print only
  • 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

  • special characteristics of native plants
  • conservation and protection of native plants, planting and revegetation
  • non-cropping use and management of native plants in urban and rural landscapes
  • economic uses, and
  • other aspects of native plants.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Lecturer / Tutor