Environmental Planning (2020)
Environmental Planning is an interdisciplinary subject that provides the knowledge and skills necessary for sustainable management of the environment. Environmental Planning encompasses an integrated approach that incorporates environmental, cultural, technological, social and economic dimensions to gain insight into environmental problems and help us manage our resources more effectively.
Environmental Planning is available as a specified programme for the Bachelor of Environmental Planning (BEP). Environmental Planning is also available as a first major for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc). Environmental Planning may be taken as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Environmental Planning as a single major for the BA or BSocSc, students must gain 135 points, including 105 points above 100 level and 60 points at 300 level or above. Students must complete ENVPL100, ENVPL101, ENVPL200, ENVPL201, ENVPL202, ENVPL300, ENVPL301, ENVPL302 and ENVPL303.
To complete Environmental Planning as part of a double major for the BA, BSocSc or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete ENVPL100, ENVPL101, ENVPL200, ENVPL201, ENVPL202, and 45 points from ENVPL300, ENVPL301, ENVPL302 and ENVPL303.
To complete a minor in Environmental Planning, students must complete 60 points comprised of ENVPL100, ENVPL200, ENVPL201, and 15 points from ENVPL300, ENVPL301, ENVPL302 and ENVPL303.
To complete the BEP specified programme, students must complete the compulsory papers listed in the regulations for the degree as well as the requirements of a stream.
To complete the requirements of the BEP, students must complete:
Level 100: ENVPL100, ENVPL101 and MAORI102.
Level 200: ENVPL200, ENVPL201, ENVPL202, GEOGY209 and GEOGY219.
Level 300: ENVPL300, ENVPL301, ENVPL302, ENVPL303 and ENVPL304.
Level 400: ENVPL401, ENVPL402, ENVPL403, ENVPL404 and ENVPL490.
aswell as the following:
15 points from ARTSC101, ARTSC103, ARTSC105, ARTSC106 or ENSLA103.
30 points from BIOEB102, EARTH101, EARTH102, ECONS101, ECONS102, ENVSC101, GEOGY103, POLSC102 or MAORI111.
The requirements for the three streams are:
Science and the Environment: 30 points from BIOEB102, EARTH101, EARTH102, ENVSC101; and ENVSC201; and 30 points from BIOEB202, EARTH221, EARTH231, EARTH241; and SCIEN300; and 30 points from BIOEB303, BIOEB304, BIOEB305, EARTH322, EARTH331, EARTH341 and EARTH342.
Society and the Environment: 30 points from ECONS101, ECONS102, GEOGY101, GEOGY103, POLSC102, SOCIO101, SOCPY100; and POPST201; and 30 points from ECONS200, ECONS202/301, ECONS204/307, PHILO217, POLSC211, POLCY212, SOCPY200; and one of POPST302 or GEOGY301; and 30 points from ANTHY325, ECONS301, ECONS307, ECONS303, GEOGY301, GEOGY309, GEOGY323, GEOGY328, POLSC327, POLSC318, SOCPY300 and SOCPY301.
Te Ara Taiao: Maori and the Environment: 30 points from MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI150; and POPST201; and 30 points from MAORI202, MAORI203, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI250; and one of POPST302 or GEOGY301; and 30 points from ANTHY325, MAORI302, MAORI303, MAORI304, MAORI311, MAORI312, MAORI350.
Note: Students are encouraged to contact the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences Office for programme advice.
ERTH284 may not be counted towards the BEP.
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- Prescriptions for the GradCert(EnvPlan) and GradDip(EnvPlan)
- Prescriptions for the PGCert(EnvPlan), PGDip(EnvPlan), BSocSc(Hons) and MEP
- Prescriptions for the PhD
- 100 Level
- 200 Level
- 300 Level
- 400 Level
- 500 Level
- 900 Level
Prescriptions for the GradCert(EnvPlan) and GradDip(EnvPlan)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available for students who have completed an undergraduate degree in subjects outside Environmental Planning, such as science or law, who wish to study at graduate level, or to upskill in the area of Environmental Planning.
To complete the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Planning (GradCert(EnvPlan) students must complete 60 points comprising ENVPL201, ENVPL300 and 30 points from two other ENVPL coded papers at 300 level or above.
To complete the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Planning (GradDip(EnvPlan)) students must complete 120 points at 100 level or above, including ENVPL200, ENVPL201, and a further 15 points from ENVPL coded papers at 200 level or above (or ENVPL100), and ENVPL300, ENVPL301, ENVPL302, ENVPL303 and ENVPL304.
For further details, contact the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences Office.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(EnvPlan), PGDip(EnvPlan), BSocSc(Hons) and MEP
To complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Planning (PGCert(EnvPlan)) students must complete 60 points at 500 level, comprising ENVPL503, ENVPL504 and ENVPL510.
To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Planning (PGDip(EnvPlan) students must complete 120 points at 500 level, comprising ENVPL503, ENVPL504, ENVPL508, ENVPL510 and a further 45 points from papers listed for Environmental Planning.
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in Environmental Planning, may undertake an honours programme in the subject area of Resources and Environmental Planning.
To complete a BSocSc(Hons), in this subject area, students must gain 120 points at 500 level in Environmental Planning, including at least 30 points in research (ENVPL590 or ENVPL591), ENVPL510 and 75 further points at 500 level from papers listed for Environmental Planning or papers approved by the Programme Convenor for Environmental Planning.
The requirements for admission to the MEP are set out in the Faculty Graduate Handbook.
To complete an MEP, students must normally complete 120 points at 500 level or above in papers listed for Environmental Planning, including either a 60-point dissertation or a 90-point thesis or 120-point thesis. The degree includes the option of a practicum paper, which may be particularly suitable for those candidates employed in the planning profession. Students should note the prerequisite papers.
Prescriptions for the PhD
The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ARTSC101 Indigenous Social Science Research 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) With an emphasis on indigenous ways of understanding and knowing, students engage with critical questions about social issues, examine a range of social science research strategies and techniques, and consider the ethical values required of researchers engaged with indigenous peoples and communities. ARTSC103 Rights and Reason 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Hamilton) Students will develop critical thinking skills by reasoning about human rights. Issues include rights-protection in difficult circumstances, who bears responsibility for protecting human rights, and armed intervention and torture in the name of human rights. ARTSC105 Language in Context 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Online), 20P (Hamilton) & 20P (Online) Language in Context is an essential paper for students of a broad range of disciplines where language and communication are a focus. Students are given the tools to examine how human language reflects our histories, our social selves, and out immediate physical contexts. We observe how language is used to reinvent and to reinforce ... BIOEB102 Introduction to Ecology and Biodiversity 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) An introduction to the principles of ecology and biodiversity. Topics include population, community and ecosystem ecology, conservation biology, and the structure, functioning and environmental responses of animals and plants. Examples will include New Zealand ecosystems and biota. EARTH101 Introduction to Earth System Sciences 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) A lecture and laboratory paper that explores the interacting processes that affect the surface of the Earth, producing landforms and resources, with a focus on physical processes. Topics covered include coastal processes and hazards; climate change; weathering; erosion and mass movement; soil formation; the hydrological cycle; rive... EARTH102 Discovering Planet Earth 20A (Hamilton) This paper explores the Earth's interior and its dynamic interaction with the crust, including: the major rocks and minerals; interpreting the rock record and geologic maps; the geological time scale and fossils; plate tectonics; volcanism; earthquakes. ECONS101 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Secondary School - Unistart), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Waikato Pathways College) & 20X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper offers insights into the behaviour of consumers, firms and the government within the economy, giving students skills in analysing and predicting the actions of individuals and businesses. ECONS102 Economics and Society 20B (Hamilton) This paper introduces selected economic models, with a focus on developing and applying critical thinking skills to a range of business and social issues and to economic policies. ENSLA103 Undergraduate Research Writing for ESL Students 20A (Hamilton), 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Online) This paper covers research, approaches to and techniques for different writing genres, analysis of English text and discourse, and an understanding of issues in academic integrity. ENVPL100 Introduction to Environmental Planning 20A (Hamilton) This paper introduces the nature of environmental problems and examines how planning can influence these. The paper explores concepts, policy and planning processes in connection with selected planning issues. ENVPL101 Future Cities 20B (Hamilton) This paper discusses contemporary planning challenges and solutions in the New Zealand and international contexts to set the foundation and knowledge for planning better cities now and in the future. ENVSC101 Environmental Science 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Hamilton) A scientific study of the interaction between humans and the environment including climate change, utilisation and exploitation of natural resources and the effects of human activities on biological, chemical and physical processes that form resources and control ecosystems. GEOGY101 People and Place 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Online) & 20B (Tauranga) An introduction to the rich field of social and cultural geography with links to the UNDP Sustainable Development Goals. A foundation paper for second year papers on contemporary cultural geographies, health geographies, and Maori geographies. GEOGY103 Environment and Society 20A (Hamilton) This paper addresses implications for the global environment of different forms of societal activity. Content draws on the analysis of such topics as water, energy, climate change, and food. MAORI102 He Hīnatore ki te Ao Māori: Introducing the Māori World 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Online), 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Online), 20G (Online) & 20X (Hamilton) An introduction to the Maori world view, social organisation, cultural concepts, including Maori astronomy, and their relevance in a contemporary society. MAORI111 Te Reo Māori: Introductory 1 20A (Hamilton), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) An introductory paper for students with little or no knowledge of the Maori language which provides basic everyday language such as: greetings, farewells, focusing on family relationships, numbers, time, shopping, talking about a trip and commands. MAORI112 Te Reo Māori: Introductory 2 20B (Hamilton), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) This paper extends the language and communication skills developed in MAORI111 to include the language of mealtimes, instructions/commands, expression/idioms, describing clothing and parts of the body, and a variety of Marae protocol. MAORI150 Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Hamilton) This paper seeks to provide a sound understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. It reviews historical and contemporary interpretations and takes into account the interplay of contextual issues of the time. POLSC102 New Zealand Politics and Policy 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper provides a foundation for the study of political science and public policy, with a particular focus on the study of government, politics and policy in New Zealand. SOCIO101 Introduction to Sociology 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper prepares students for further study in a range of social science subjects. It introduces the main sociological theories, concepts and practices that enable an understanding of contemporary societies. SOCPY100 Introduction to Social Policy 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga) This paper examines the values behind social policy and introduces students to some of the important issues and debates in New Zealand and other democratic societies.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location BIOEB202 Principles of Ecology 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper covers the principles of ecology, including adaptation to the environment, intra- and inter-specific interactions, community and ecosystem dynamics, and biogeography. Weekend field trips and computer laboratory work are essential elements. EARTH221 Soil Science 20B (Hamilton) An introduction to the nature, formation, and classification of soils, their physical, chemical, mineralogical, and biological properties, and issues of soil quality, land degradation and sustainable management. The paper also encompasses the properties, genesis, and distribution of the soils of New Zealand and their use. EARTH231 Water Resources, Weather and Climate 20A (Hamilton) Introduction to physical processes that influence the distribution of water in space and time within Aotearoa-New Zealand. Topics include mid-latitude weather and atmospheric precipitation processes that ultimately affect the availability of water across Aotearoa-New Zealand's diverse landscapes: a description of surface water reso... EARTH241 Oceanography 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper introduces students to the broad scale properties, issues, and research importance of the global ocean via the main disciplines of oceanography: particularly biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography ECONS200 Understanding the Global Economy 20A (Hamilton) & 20X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper focuses on developing understanding of contemporary global issues, including economic well-being, sustainable growth, emerging economies, world trade and globalisation. ECONS204 Economics of Land, Water and Environment 20A (Hamilton) This paper provides students with a detailed understanding of the role of economic analysis in solving real world environmental problems including pollution, sustainable development, resource scarcity, and climate change. ENVPL200 Environmental Planning 20B (Hamilton) A course of questions: How can we plan for more liveable and sustainable communities? How is planning policy developed and implemented? What can we learn from the recent history of planning in Aotearoa New Zealand? ENVPL201 Introduction to Resource Management 20A (Hamilton) This paper is designed to provide students with an introduction to law and policy relevant to the practice of environmental planning and management in New Zealand. ENVPL202 Cartography and Spatial Analysis 20A (Hamilton) This paper is the second year component of the GIS stream in Geography; it balances technical skill developments and critical analyses in urban and environmental planning. ENVSC201 Environmental Monitoring 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) An introduction to reasons for, and design and implementation of, environmental monitoring in New Zealand. Skills in data collection, management, presentation, and interpretation are developed for a range of environments using both field data collection and published data-sets. GEOGY209 Health, People, Place 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper draws on critical analysis of health, people and place to introduce contemporary developments in socio-cultural geography. Attention is paid to spatial well-being at a range of scales. GEOGY219 Māori Lands and Communities 20B (Hamilton) This paper introduces students to Maori geographical perspectives and examines key events that shape Maori communities and their relationships to land, water and other taonga. MAORI202 Ngā Iho Matua: Māori Philosophy 20A (Hamilton) This paper examines the philosophical underpinnings of seminal tikanga Maori concepts, and their influence both historically and in contemporary Maori culture. MAORI203 Decolonising Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Online) The paper looks at the detrimental effects that research has historically had on Indigenous peoples and the relatively recent creation of research methodologies by Indigenous peoples to counteract Imperial research, and to empower and decolonise. MAORI211 Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 1 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Secondary School - Unistart), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) This paper builds on the skills acquired in MAORI112, developing a complexity in language skills required in the communication of detailed travel directions, describing internal and external characteristics of a person and describing objects. MAORI212 Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 2 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Secondary School - Unistart), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) This paper builds on the skills acquired in MAORI211, developing further language skills required in Maori for communication about feelings, emotions, and describing the weather. MAORI250 Māori Politics 20A (Hamilton), 20B (Online) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper examines Maori and Indigenous politics in a broad sense, from key ideas such as sovereignty, tino rangatiratanga, and autonomy, through to crucial forms of resistance via various political structures including local, Iwi, national and global Indigenous movements. PHILO217 Environmental Ethics 20S (Online) A study of ethical questions about the relation of humans to the rest of the natural world, including the attribution of value and rights to the non-human world and ethical issues in environment and development. POLCY212 Power, Politics and Policy Analysis 20A (Hamilton) This paper introduces students to public policy analysis. Students focus on the role of politics, public participation and policy in addressing society's big problems, how they are framed and defined, and how solutions are developed and implemented within the context of the policy process. POLSC211 Political Systems around the World 20B (Hamilton) The paper introduces the comparative study of political institutions, the study of the politics of a number of countries, their similarities and differences, from established democracies to authoritarian regimes. POPST201 Population Studies 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Online) This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the multidisciplinary field of Population Studies. Students will develop a sound understanding of the demographic drivers of population change and composition, while exploring some of the rich theories and methodological approaches which comprise Population Studies. SOCPY200 Social Policy and Social Issues 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga) The paper continues the study of social policy at 200 level. The focus of this paper is on the welfare state, the policy cycle as well as social problems, such as poverty.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ANTHY325 Maori Heritage Management 20G (Hamilton) The paper is concerned with interpreting and protecting the Maori cultural landscape, particularly in relation to current legislation, the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process, and issues of iwi/hapu BIOEB303 Terrestrial Ecology 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga) This paper explores ecological theory to understand the dynamics, functioning, and restoration of terrestrial ecosystems in New Zealand and across the globe. Labs, workshops, and a weekend field trip are core components of this paper. BIOEB304 Freshwater Ecology 20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga) An introduction to the ecology of lakes and rivers. Topics covered include the structure and function of major freshwater communities, fish and fisheries, human impacts and the management of inland waters. BIOEB305 Marine Ecology 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) An introduction to the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. The paper explores the fundamentals of ecology (e.g. disturbance/recovery, recruitment, organism interactions with their environment, nutrient cycles, limits on productivity) in a marine setting. We also cover human impacts on marine environments including fishe... EARTH322 Soil and Water Management 20A (Hamilton) This paper integrates an understanding of land/soil and water processes that occur at paddock to catchment to national scales. A focus is on management practices that optimise resource use for productive purposes with attention to avoidance or minimisation of environmental effects. Topics include soil degradation, soil fertility, ... EARTH331 Hydrology and Water Resources 20B (Hamilton) This paper introduces students to the techniques of both resource and hazard analysis of fresh water. There is focus on groundwater modelling for resource studies, at the regional level and for analysis of pumped wells. There are also aspects of surface water application, including hydro power studies. Hazard aspects will include t... EARTH341 Coastal Oceanography 20A (Hamilton) This paper focuses on the physical oceanography of the coastal zone. Topics include estuarine circulation, wind driven currents on the shelf, longwaves, resonance, seiching, methodologies for quantifying processes and coastal responses, waves and surfzone processes. EARTH342 Coastal Geomorphology and Management 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper focuses on understanding of coastal processes, sediments, and evolution of coastal landforms as a basis for coastal management. Topics covered include coastal sediments and processes; coastal landforms, their origin and evolution; coastal hazards and their mitigation; and case studies of coastal issues. ECONS301 Economic Growth and Wellbeing 20A (Hamilton) This paper covers the main macroeconomic models. There is analysis of the design and impact of macroeconomic policy, including implication for economic growth and wellbeing. ECONS303 Applied Quantitative Research Methods 20A (Hamilton) & 20X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper provides essential quantitative skills for analysing empirical data, evaluating causal effects of actual or proposed interventions and predicting economic and financial outcomes. It will also help to prepare students for graduate studies in economics. ECONS307 Economics of Land, Water and Environment 20A (Hamilton) This paper provides students with a detailed understanding of the role of economic analysis in solving real world environmental problems including pollution, sustainable development, resource scarcity, and climate change. ENVPL300 Planning in Aotearoa New Zealand 20A (Hamilton) This paper provides students with a practical understanding of the different types of contemporary urban planning which occur in New Zealand cities and settlements. ENVPL301 Planning for Sustainability 20B (Hamilton) This paper critically examines the concept of sustainability, discusses the various environmental pressures, such as climate change, and explores current best practice responses from global to local scales. ENVPL302 Māori Resource Management 20A (Hamilton) This paper introduces Maori principles of resource management and examines their relevance to contemporary planning processes. ENVPL303 Environmental Assessment and Policy 20B (Hamilton) This is a project-based paper that provides an understanding of how environmental assessments are prepared, and used to assist decision-making and inform policy implementation for cutting edge environmental problems. ENVPL304 Professional Planning Skills 20A (Hamilton) This course provides students with a range of practical skills essential for a planner in professional planning practice. GEOGY301 Disasters and Development 20B (Hamilton) The paper explores linkages between disasters and development. Case studies on disasters in developed and developing countries highlight the complex intersection of development, disasters and survival. GEOGY309 Gender, Place and Culture 20A (Hamilton) This paper is a forum for debate in feminist geographies of difference. Key concerns are intersections between gender, ethnicity, nationality and other social divisions in relation to place and environment. GEOGY323 Indigenous Geographies 20B (Hamilton) This paper focuses on indigenous experiences of imperialism and colonialism. It places into comparative context the impacts of colonial processes upon indigenous communities and their lands and resources. GEOGY328 Geographical Information Systems 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Online) & 20B (Block - Tauranga) This paper is the third year component of the GIS stream in Geography; it provides students with technical skills in the use of GIS as well as critical analysis of applications in both physical and human Geography. MAORI302 Mātauranga Māori, Indigenous Knowledges 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Hamilton) This paper looks at the influence and forms that Matauranga Maori has had and has taken in various postcolonial formations, including in science and research, education, policy and social reform. MAORI303 Critical Indigenous Theory 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper looks at the key theoretical influences, from Marxism to post-structuralism, upon critical Indigenous studies and the most significant writings by those Indigenous scholars who have chosen to engage with critical theory. MAORI304 Sustainability in Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Contexts 20A (Hamilton) This paper looks at Indigenous epistemological formations of sustainability as one of the most pressing issues for Indigenous peoples particularly in the Pacific, and also as a concept where Indigenous peoples can be prominent in influencing discourses. MAORI311 Te Reo Māori: Advanced 1 20A (Hamilton), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) I tua atu o MAORI212, arotahi ai tenei akoranga ki te whakahohonu, whakawhanui ake i te reo me nga pukenga o te akonga ki te tuhituhi, ki te whakawhitiwhiti korero, ki te whakaatu me te whakamarama i nga kaupapa rereke o nga horopaki o te ao tawhito, te ao hou hoki. This paper builds on the language acquired in MAORI212 further dev... MAORI312 Te Reo Māori: Advanced 2 20B (Hamilton), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) I tua atu o MAORI311, ko ta tenei pepa he ata kuhu ki roto i etahi rangahau e hangai nei ki te whaikorero me te karanga, waihoki, ka kuhuna nga kano ahuatanga o te reo tonu, ara te kiwaha, te whakatauki me nga tongikura. I ko atu i enei, ka arohaehaetia nga manukura Maori. This paper builds on the language acquired in MAORI311 broa... MAORI350 Mana Motuhake 20A (Hamilton) A critical analysis investigating tribal reconfigurations of mana motuhake in the 21st century, focusing in particular on economic, environmental, cultural and political development. POLCY318 Global Environmental Politics and Policy 20B (Hamilton) This paper explores contemporary debates on environmental politics, sustainability, justice, and environmental governance. It examines the political processes underpinning the search for cooperative solutions to environmental dilemmas, including climate change. POPST302 Exploring Population Change 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Online) This paper applies methods for measuring population size, composition and change, which are used extensively for understanding population issues in public policy, human resource planning, forecasting and business planning. SCIEN300 Science Communication 20G (Hamilton) This paper discusses different ways in which science can be communicated by scientists to others. It gives students opportunities to practise verbal, written, visual and other forms of communication. SOCPY300 Social Policy 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper provides students with experience of the ways in which policy is formulated and enacted. Theoretical perspectives are consolidated and extended to enhance opportunities for employment in the social policy field.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENVPL401 Planning Theory 20B (Hamilton) This paper discusses the various theories that influence how we plan our world. It will cover issues such as power, justice, governance, politics, neoliberalism, marxism, gender, democracy and environmental racism. ENVPL402 Plan and Consents 20X (Block) This paper is designed to provide students with skills and experience in the application of resource management plans and the resource consent process under the RMA. Students are engaged in experiential learning relevant to the practice of environmental planning and management in New Zealand. ENVPL403 Planning Law 20A (Hamilton) This paper will provide students with sufficient background and skills in environmental and resource management law to enable them to be effective participants in resource management processes. ENVPL404 Plan Making 20B (Hamilton) Students gain a comprehensive understanding of plan development processes and develop skills relevant to professional planning practice. ENVPL490 Directed Study 20A (Hamilton) This paper provides students with the opportunity to undertake an in-depth study of a contemporary issue relating to environmental planning theory and/or practice.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENVPL502 Environmental Planning: Practicum 20X (Hamilton) This paper is conducted in the workplace with supervision from University staff and a workplace supervisor or mentor. The aims of the paper are to broaden the student's practical planning experience, so that they develop confidence and sound judgement as autonomous planning professionals. The paper involves regular reflection on,... ENVPL503 Planning Law 20A (Hamilton) This paper provides students with sufficient background and skills in environmental and resource management law to enable them to be effective participants in resource management processes. ENVPL504 Plan Making 20B (Hamilton) Students gain a comprehensive understanding of plan development processes and develop skills relevant to professional planning practice. ENVPL505 Māori Environmental Management 20B (Hamilton) This paper aims to extend student understanding of key concepts, principles and methods relevant to Maori environmental management. Students who complete this paper will be expected to show an understanding or Maori perspectives on environmental management and be aware of the diversity within the Maori world. The paper has a focu... ENVPL508 Plan and Consents 20X (Block) This paper is designed to provide students with skills and experience in the application of resource management plans and the resource consent process under the RMA. Students are engaged in experiential learning relevant to the practice of environmental planning and management in New Zealand. ENVPL510 Planning Theory 20B (Hamilton) This paper discusses the various theories that influence how we plan our world. It will cover issues such as power, justice, governance, politics, neoliberalism, marxism, gender, democracy and environmental racism. ENVPL589 Directed Study 20A (Hamilton), 20B (Hamilton) & 20X (Hamilton) This paper will provide students with the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. ENVPL590 Directed Study 20A (Hamilton) & 20B (Hamilton) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. ENVPL591 Dissertation 20I (Hamilton) & 20X (Hamilton) A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation. ENVPL592 Dissertation 20X (Hamilton) A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation. ENVPL593 Environmental Planning Thesis 20X (Hamilton) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. ENVPL594 Environmental Planning Thesis 20X (Hamilton) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. GEOGY520 Human Dimensions of Environmental Change 20B (Hamilton) This paper examines the increasing risks imposed on human communities by global environmental change such as global warming and the occurrence of so-called natural disasters. The paper establishes a platform for the critical analysis of these processes by introducing students to important theoretical developments including the role... GEOGY538 Automated Spatial Analysis using Geographic Information Systems 20X (Block) Automated techniques are the most practical method for the spatial analysis of large data sets. In this paper, students are introduced to program scripts for automated GIS analysis, which is extremely powerful compared to the 'point and click' environment, and is an area of expertise expected of GIS experts. An important part of th... GEOGY548 Advanced Geographic Information Systems Modelling 20X (Block) This paper provides a close examination of contemporary GIS modelling. GIS is used for a range of applications and in this paper students gain practical experience and understanding of many of these. Students are given the opportunity to develop GIS models in their choice of application. GEOGY558 Applied Geographic Information Systems for Research and Planning 20A (Hamilton) This paper is designed as an introduction to GIS for graduate students. Students learn about the use of GIS for spatial analysis and cartographic visualisation. Students gain 'hand on' experience with GIS laboratory exercises and undertake a graduate-level GIS project in an application of their choice. MAORI502 Sustainable Resource Issues 20A (Online) This paper examines contemporary issues facing natural resource management among indigenous peoples with a particular focus on the experiences of Maori and Pacific peoples. POLSC537 Environmental Politics and Public Policy 20B (Hamilton) This paper introduces students to the complexities and challenges of environmental policy processes, and develops skills in scholarly research on environmental policy making. A significant focus of the paper is on analysing and understanding the complex intersections of institutions, culture, science and technology, and systems of ...
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ENVPL900 Environmental Planning PhD Thesis 20I (Hamilton) & 20X (Hamilton) No description available.
2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 1 July 2020 8:51am