132.101 Introduction to Professional Planning (15 credits)

This course is an introduction to professional planning, and provides a foundation to the development of a contemporary professional identity. It introduces students to the key ideas and individuals involved in the evolution of the rationale and origins of planning. The course is taught through reference to planning as conceived and practiced in New Zealand and internationally.

Details Details

  • Year: 2017
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester one full semester
  • Location: Manawatu Campus
  • Coordinator: Dr Matthew Henry
  • Subject: Resource & Environmental Plan
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 27 February, 2017
  • End date: Saturday 24 June, 2017

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 13 March, 2017
  • Without academic penalty: Friday 26 May, 2017

Fees


Course fees for 2017

  • Domestic Students: NZD $879.58 *
  • International Students NZD $4,205.50 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply 2017 enrolments.

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an awareness of the informational and communicative skills appropriate for a professional planner.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the origins and evolving rationale of planning.
  3. Describe the moral and ethical dimensions of planning.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities of being a member of the planning profession.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting Note
1 Review 1,4 10.0%
2 Report 1,3,4 25.0%
3 Essay 1,2,4 25.0%
4 Invigilated Examination 1,2,3,4 40.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

There are no set texts for this course.

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