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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.
Note: This course is not available to international students.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
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.
Topics covered include:
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.
There are no set texts for this course.
Assessment 100% In-course