132.412 Professional Practice II (15 credits)

The knowledge and skills required by the professional planner in practice. The course makes use of workshop sessions and other forms of interactive teaching to explore current practice issues, including plan and policy development for urban and environmental issues, consultation, environmental education, mediation, resource consents and the role of the expert witness.

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: Manawatu Campus
  • Coordinator: Ms Joanna Ross
  • 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 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. To consolidate and expand knowledge and understanding of planning as it is practised in New Zealand.
  2. To understand the contribution of other professional groups to planning practice.
  3. To provide an understanding of the political and professional context within which planners function when practicing planning in New Zealand.
  4. To provide an insight into the major issue facing planning in New Zealand and the planning responses to those issues.
  5. The ability to identify a range of alternative approaches in dealing with current issues in planning.
  6. Knowledge of best practice planning models appropriate to the New Zealand planning system.
  7. The ability to work on an issue and to produce a planning solution as an individual or as part of a group, within time constraints.

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 Report 20.0%
2 Group Project/Assignment 20.0%
3 Report 20.0%
4 Invigilated Examination 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

It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

Compulsory
  • Resource Management Act 1991 And All Amendments

Bennetts Bookshop stocks textbooks and legislation. Current second-hand textbooks are also bought and sold. For more information visit Bennett's Online Books

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