WATR405-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018

Research and Communication Methods

0.1250 EFTS
19 Feb 2018 - 24 Jun 2018


This course will convey the type of research undertaken to solve water resource management problems, and how to communicate research results and information effectively in different forums and to different audiences. Topics include: literature search and analysis, research hypothesis development, proposal preparation, research programme design, ethical, cost and health and safety considerations, and effective techniques for oral and written communication.

This course is open to students of the Waterways PGDip or MWRM only.

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.


Master of Water Resource Management or Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management students only.

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 19 Feb - 25 Mar
23 Apr - 3 Jun

Timetable Note

The course is scheduled for Friday afternoons, 1 -4, and in 2018 will be run on the Lincoln campus so that students undertaking WATR401/601 don't have to travel. Transportation to LU will be provided. Confirmation of this will be made prior to the first week of teaching; be sure to check the LEARN page for any notices.

Course Coordinator

Jenny Webster-Brown

Contact Person

Julie Clarke


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Internal assessment 100%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,013.00

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

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management.

All WATR405 Occurrences

  • WATR405-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018