WATR405-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Research and Communication Methods

15 points
18 Feb 2019 - 23 Jun 2019


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.


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

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun

Timetable Note

The course is scheduled for Friday afternoons, 1 -4, at the University of Canterbury.

Course Coordinators

Jenny Webster-Brown and Ed Challies

Contact Person

Julie Clarke


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Internal assessment 100%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,033.00

* 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 on the department and colleges page.

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  • WATR405-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019