132.741 Long-Term Community Planning (30 credits)

2017 - This course examines the theoretical and empirical aspects of long-term community planning and also explores evolving good practice. 2018 - An examination of the theoretical and empirical aspects of long-term community planning and exploration of evolving good practice.

Details Details

  • Year: 2017
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: A/pro Christine Cheyne
  • 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

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 17 July, 2017
  • End date: Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 31 July, 2017
  • Without academic penalty: Monday 16 October, 2017

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course

Fees


Course fees for 2017

  • Domestic Students: NZD $2,248.30 *
  • International Students NZD $8,905.00 *

* 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 2017 enrolments.

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the links between the statutory long-term community planning process in New Zealand local government legislation and the broader theoretical context of public sector strategic planning in New Zealand and internationally.
  2. Critically assess the current statutory and policy framework for long-term community planning in New Zealand, and its implementation.
  3. Demonstrate an applied understanding of best practice community and stakeholder engagement in relation to legislative and policy provisions for long-term planning and their implementation.
  4. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the linkages between community planning and other statutory planning in local government and sustainable development.

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 Essay 1,2 30.0%
2 Essay 3 30.0%
3 Essay 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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