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.
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
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
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) (OP701002)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication and Environment) (OP701007)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) (OP701003)