Environmental and natural resource management is a rapidly expanding field in New Zealand, driven by the growing requirements of environmental legislation and public demand for enhanced environmental management practices. An essential knowledge area in this field is an understanding of ecology. This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of ecological processes and the key characteristics of New Zealand’s terrestrial and aquatic environments. You will examine critical factors underpinning ecological sustainability, explore current issues in conservation and evaluate approaches to ecosystem management in New Zealand.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ 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
- threatened species
- New Zealand’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
- impacts of human settlement; and
- ecosystem management issues.
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
Lecturer / Tutor
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: