Course

Environmental Impact Assessment


Course code 72296

Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is an essential part of effective environmental management. Its key purpose is to examine the potential environmental effects of resource use. This course is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of EIA principles and processes. You will explore the development of EIA and look at its practical application in New Zealand. You will also look at common practice problems and explore the critical role of the public in EIA processes.

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 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 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

  • purpose and principles of EIA
  • requirements for EIA in New Zealand
  • practical methods and techniques; and
  • current issues in EIA practice.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Lecturer / Tutor