Environmental Monitoring and Reporting

Course code 72294

Effective environmental decision making depends on credible and timely information about the state of the environment. Comprehensive monitoring and reporting systems are therefore essential to environmental management. This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of the role of monitoring and reporting in environmental management. You will explore the contribution of monitoring and reporting to New Zealand’s environmental management framework. You will also use your skills to analyse environmental data and assess current monitoring and reporting practice.

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

  • the role of environmental monitoring and reporting
  • methods and techniques for environmental monitoring
  • designing and undertaking an environmental monitoring programme
  • analysis and interpretation of environmental data; and
  • evaluation of current environmental monitoring and reporting practice in New Zealand.


  • Previous successful study at Level 5.
  • Access to a computer, email and the Internet.


This course is 100% internally assessed


No textbooks are required for this course

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