ERST 621

Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment

Course overview

You’ll evaluate the structure and methods of environmental impact assessment (EIA) and how that is applied in Aotearoa-New Zealand.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2023
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,356.00

What you will learn

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

  1. Evaluate the role of EIA in environmental decision making.
  2. Specify terms of reference for an EIA process.
  3. Critically analyse methods used in EIA.
  4. Apply methods from their own disciplinary area in preparation of EIAs.
  5. Evaluate EIA reports.

Course examiners

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Daniel Collins


Department of Environmental Management

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