132.313 Advanced Planning Techniques (15 credits)

This course develops advanced skills in selecting, critiquing and applying appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods to issues in planning practice.

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

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: Manawatu Campus
  • Coordinator: Ms Emma Fergusson
  • 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 200 level.

Special notes

  • Attendance at a compulsory weekly two-hour computer lab is required.

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

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 an advanced understanding of the importance of policy, plan and programme analysis and evaluation.
  2. Select and apply appropriate tools for analysis and evaluation in different contexts.
  3. Demonstrate an advanced level of creative and critical thinking about planning policy and evaluative practice.
  4. Prepare analytical findings and policy recommendations for presentation to various audiences in a professional manner.
  5. Explain the strengths and limitations of a wide range of analytical and evaluative tools.

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 Essay 20.0%
2 Plan/Proposal, Project 10.0%
3 Short Answer 15.0%
4 Research Presentation 15.0%
5 Report, Formal 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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