Environmental Engineering Papers at Tauranga (2018)

The Environmental Engineering programme combines fundamentals of engineering, science, mathematics and computing with supporting papers from water resources, water quality, earth and ocean environments, environmental planning, modelling and sustainability, chemistry, and biology. Environmental engineers develop and evaluate and assess options, design equipment and systems, and develop regulations and controls to solve issues of water quality, water supply, waste reduction and disposal, soil and air quality management, and control noise. These help protect and improve the air, water and soil environments. Prospective careers include local and regional government, engineering consultancies, companies and suppliers. Environmental Engineering is available as a specified programme for the BE(Hons). To complete the specified programme in Environmental Engineering, students must complete the following programme.


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  • Plus 20 points of electives from their chosen elective path:

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    BIOL312Applied Terrestrial Ecology18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    A course that explores ecological principles, ecosystem dynamics and functioning, restoration, conservation genetics, conservation ecology, forest ecosystems, pest control and protection of native species.
    BIOL313Applied Freshwater Ecology18A (Hamilton) & 18A (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.
    BIOL314Marine Biology and Monitoring18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    An introduction to the structure and function of marine ecosystems. This paper also covers human impacts on marine environments, including fisheries, as well as the design of ecological surveys and experiments. Field trip and practical classes are integral to the course.
    GEOG328Geographic Information Systems18A (Hamilton), 18A (Online), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18B (Tauranga)
    GIS is widely used for providing information through mapping and spatial analysis. This paper will teach you how to use GIS, including an overview of data, analysis functions and applications.
    SCIE301Research Project18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga), 18C (Hamilton) & 18C (Tauranga)
    Students carry out an independent research project on an approved topic under staff supervision. For a list of available projects, please contact the paper coordinator. Project start and end dates should align with A, B, S or T semester dates
  • Plus 30 points of electives from their chosen elective path:

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    SCIE301Research Project18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga), 18C (Hamilton) & 18C (Tauranga)
    Students carry out an independent research project on an approved topic under staff supervision. For a list of available projects, please contact the paper coordinator. Project start and end dates should align with A, B, S or T semester dates

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 November 2017 4:56pm

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