ERST 608

Advanced Energy and Transport Planning

Course overview

You’ll delve deep into energy and transport planning and policy at the local, national and international scales.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • restriction Special Topic in Advanced Energy Systems, ERST-612
  • restriction Transport and the Environment A, TRAN-601
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,356.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe and evaluate energy and transport systems with specific regard to environmental effects.
  2. Discuss the relationship between transport energy requirements and urban form and function.
  3. Explain and discuss the relevant legislative framework, national, regional and local policy and planning documents relevant to energy and transportation systems in the context of New Zealand.
  4. Elaborate on energy and transport system’s ownership and governance structure, and how it influences the composition, operational characteristics and implications for land use.
  5. Model an energy or transport system and analyse the importance of various assumptions.
  6. Evaluate energy and transport policy issues within the context of the system to which they belong.

Course examiners

Shannon Page

Dr Shannon Page

Senior Lecturer

Department of Environmental Management