Conservation and Natural Resources Law

72293

This course will give you an understanding of conservation and natural resource law in New Zealand.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $752 NZ Domestic
    $2,324 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

In this course you will examine key legislation affecting conservation and natural resource management, including:

  • the Conservation Act
  • Reserves Act
  • National Parks Act
  • Crown Minerals Act
  • Fisheries Act
  • Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act.

You will explore the purpose and operational provisions of the legislation and examine significant resource management issues. You will also consider the effects of international law on New Zealand’s environmental management framework.

This course is designed as a companion course to 72292 Resource Management Act & Local Government Act.

Topics covered include:

  • history and development of environmental law in New Zealand
  • conservation and historic heritage legislation
  • mining
  • freshwater management
  • coastal and marine legislation
  • biodiversity and protected areas
  • biosecurity and hazardous substances legislation.

Entry requirements

You need to have successful completed study at Level 5.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are needed for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

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.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2023
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $752 NZ Domestic
    $2,324 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying