WATR405-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Research and Communication Methods

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 May 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 Note

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

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Earth and Environment on the departments and colleges page


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Internal assessment 100%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,033.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see School of Earth and Environment on the department and colleges page.

All WATR405 Occurrences

  • WATR405-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019