New Zealand has the fourth largest exclusive economic zone in the world, so coastal and marine management is an important issue for us. This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of coastal and marine ecosystems and a practical knowledge of marine management in New Zealand. You will gain an understanding of the scientific concepts associated with marine ecosystems. You will also examine the regulatory and administrative framework for coastal and marine 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
Note: This course is not available to international students.
Topics covered include
- functions and processes of coastal and marine ecosystems
- environmental issues associated with marine management
- marine management in New Zealand; and
- current issues for marine conservation.
While this course has no pre-requisites, previous successful study at Level 5 is required.
Access to a video or DVD player and CD-Rom player, a computer, email and the Internet.
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:
Certificate of Proficiency
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication and Environment) (OP701007)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) (OP701003)