FORE443-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Biosecurity Risk Management

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020

Description

Biological threats to New Zealand environment and primary industries with a focus on risk identification and management systems in Forestry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will:
  • Gain an understanding of the broad biosecurity issues faced by New Zealand;
  • Gain an understanding of the particular biosecurity threats to forestry including both production and export;
  • Have an appreciation and understanding of the way in which biosecurity affects interest groups and New Zealand society in general;
  • Have an appreciation and understanding of management procedures and agencies involved in dealing with biosecurity threats in general;
  • Gain an understanding of the methods by which biosecurity risks to forestry are managed through legislation, surveillance and incursion response;
  • Engage in a problem-based learning environment to build their knowledge and skills in the area of biosecurity management.

Restrictions

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 Karl Popper 413 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 Jack Erskine 242 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 307 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Forestry 152 20 Jul - 9 Aug
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 239 13 Jul - 19 Jul
10 Aug - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct

Lecturer

Steve Pawson

Contact Person

Jeanette Allen

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,102.00

International fee $4,800.00

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

For further information see School of Forestry.

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