132.221 Planning Studies (15 credits)

An introduction for non-planners to planning and practice in the New Zealand urban, rural and natural resource environment, including an introduction to the principles of the Resource Management Act 1991 and its administration.

Changes have been made to this course. Information provided here only applies to 2018 enrolments.

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Ms Gill James
  • 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.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 100 level.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 16 July, 2018
  • End date: Sunday 18 November, 2018

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 30 July, 2018
  • Without academic penalty: Monday 15 October, 2018

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course

Fees


Course fees for 2018

  • Domestic Students: NZD $862.66 *
  • International Students NZD $4,165.00 *

* 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 2018 enrolments.

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the context and principles of planning in New Zealand.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the process of policy and plan formulation and the resource consent process under the Resource Management Act 1991.
  3. Identify how the provisions of the Resource Management Act 1991 may affect their particular interests.
  4. Recognise when and where the assistance of another professional is required.

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 Weighting Note
1 Mastery Test 15.0%
2 Exercise 25.0%
3 Invigilated Examination 60.0%

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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