Hydrology and Erosion Management

MG6011

The purpose of this online course is to enable you to learn about catchment runoff, erosion, water balances and sustainable land use.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $801 NZ Domestic
    $2,046 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2024 Offerings
    Jun - 25 Sep 2024
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.



 

Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to:

  • Appraise the factors and inter-relationships which affect catchment processes and sustainable management.
  • Appraise causes of stream erosion and the range of procedures available for flood routing and reduction of peak flows and velocities.
  • Appraise sustainable land use and appropriate remedial measures for both rural and town construction sites.
  • Evaluate techniques for mitigating coastal erosion.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is:

  • 50% internally assessed
  • 50% exam

For more information about exams, including a full list of exam times see our exam information.

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.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $801 NZ Domestic
    $2,046 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2024 Offerings
    Jun - 25 Sep 2024
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying