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283.704 Urban and Farm Forestry (15 credits)

Advanced studies in forestry including management and environmental issues. Students are required to select either the farm forestry or urban forests and landscapes modules.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Double Semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Dr Marion Mackay
  • Subject: Agronomy
  • College: College of 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. 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.


  • Start Date: Monday 24 February, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 15 November, 2020

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Saturday 21 March, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course


Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $1,192.93 *
  • International Students NZD $4,958.75 *

* 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 to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Critically review research papers in urban or farm forestry.
  2. Develop integrated and research-based approaches to the management of farm forests or urban forests and landscapes.
  3. Discuss key aspects of urban or farm forestry practice.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Written Assignment 1,2 20.0%
2 Written Assignment 1,2 20.0%
3 Written Assignment 1,2,3 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.

Completion requirements

Students must complete all assessments.


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.

  • There are no set texts for this course.

Campus Books stock textbooks and legislation. Current second-hand textbooks are also bought and sold. For more information visit Campus Books

Class timetable

There is no timetable information available for this offering.

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