WATR301-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018

Water Resource Management

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
19 Feb 2018 - 24 Jun 2018

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).

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

45 points at 200 level in any subject area.

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 A4 Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 A4 Lecture Theatre 26 Feb - 1 Apr
30 Apr - 27 May
01-P2 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 A4 Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 25 Feb
28 May - 3 Jun
Field Trip A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 16:00 26 Mar - 1 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

Ed Challies

Contact Person

Julie Clarke

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).

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $865.00

International fee $3,788.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

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

  • WATR301-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018