WATR301-17S1 (C) Semester One 2017

Water Resource Management

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
20 Feb 2017 - 25 Jun 2017

Description

Management of freshwater resources and current issues relating to the use of water. Topics will include; frameworks for water management, reconciling economic, environmental, social and cultural needs, conflicts over water resource use, legislative requirements, hazard management and mitigation, and future water uses. Includes a half-day fieldtrip.

PLEASE NOTE: The lecture delivery for this course differs from the standard three hour per week in-class format, as the course is delivered jointly with Lincoln University. Lectures are pre-recorded and available on LEARN, and are designed for viewing on a PC. There will be in class tutorials in the lecture room every second week.

The first and final lectures will also be given in the class room at these times. (The above schedule may differ slightly - make sure you check the 2017 course outline at the start of the course).

Pre-requisites

45 points at 200 level in any subject area.

Timetable 2017

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 Kirkwood KE06 20 Feb - 9 Apr
1 May - 4 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Kirkwood KE06 20 Feb - 9 Apr
1 May - 4 Jun
Field Trip A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Saturday 09:00 - 13:00 Lincoln University 27 Mar - 2 Apr

Timetable Note

PLEASE NOTE: The lecture delivery for this course differs from the standard three hour per week in-class format, as the course is delivered jointly with Lincoln University. Lectures are pre-recorded and available on LEARN, and are designed for viewing on a PC. There will be in class tutorials in the lecture room every second week.

The first and final lectures will also be given in the class room at these times. (The above schedule may differ slightly - make sure you check the 2017 course outline at the start of the course).

Course Coordinator

For further information see Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management on the departments and colleges page

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Internal assessment 70%
final exam 30%

Course links

This course uses LEARN as a key resource for communication, lecture and additional reference material. This course is also delivered as a mixture of online lectures and in person tutorials (see timetable note, above).

Fees

Domestic fee $848.00

International fee $3,713.00

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management on the department and colleges page.

All WATR301 Occurrences

  • WATR301-17S1 (C) Semester One 2017