238.700 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Footprinting Principles (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2021. For 2020 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Requirements
  • Expected prior learning
  • Learning outcomes

The concept of life cycle thinking and its application to support decision-making for product systems. The course will provide an overview of the principles and methodology for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) according to the ISO 14040 and 14044 standards, and introduce related environmental footprinting approaches (carbon and water footprinting).

Note(s): Students are required to use their own computer to download a software programme and do some modelling.

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.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Maths studied up to NCEA Level 3

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2020 * Semester One full semester Distance
2020 * Semester One full semester Block Manawatu Campus
2021 Semester One full semester Distance
2021 Semester One full semester Block Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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