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ERST 330

Risk and Resilience

Course overview

A critical examination and evaluation of theory, policy and planning practices associated with risk management and resilience.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

Credits 15
Domestic fees $903.00

What you will learn

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

  1. Identify and explain the important interactions between social, economic, bio-physical, environmental and cultural processes and issues associated with risk and resilience.
  2. Describe the disciplines, fields and frameworks of strategic significance to risk and resilience policy and planning.
  3. Competently compare and explain the advantages and disadvantages of single, multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary approaches to the formulation and implementation of risk and resilience policies and planning.
  4. Recognise Aotearoa-New Zealand’s bi-cultural mandate, multi-cultural society.
  5. Outline the bi-cultural and multi-cultural implications for environmental policy and planning practice through an analysis of different disaster scenarios.

Course examiners

Roy Montgomery

Dr Roy Montgomery

Senior Lecturer

Department of Environmental Management

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