Coastal and Marine Management

Course code 72291

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.

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 6  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 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

  • 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

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