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ERST 630

Environmental Policy and Planning

Course overview

Learn the history of environmental policy analysis and planning, and see how theoretical perspectives are practically applied.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum average grade of C- across the course(s) specified below
  • restriction Preparatory Disciplines for Resource Management, RESM-661
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,298.00

What you will learn

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

  1. Critically analyse the development of environmental policy and planning practice in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
  2. Explain the relevance of environmental policy and planning theory to both historical and current scenarios.
  3. Synthesise and articulate various concepts and perspectives that are fundamental to environmentalism.
  4. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the formal and informal processes and institutions in environmental policy and planning.
  5. Engage with the creative possibilities and potential to influence a healthier future provided by environmental policy and planning.

Course examiners

Hamish Rennie

Hamish Rennie

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Management

[email protected]
Sylvia Nissen

Dr Sylvia Nissen

Senior Lecturer

Department of Environmental Management

[email protected]