Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

GEOG285 Southern Landscapes

A review of the development of landscapes in the South Island of New Zealand.

Paper title Southern Landscapes
Paper code GEOG285
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period International School (26 June 2017 - 14 July 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $678.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,880.00

^ Top of page

Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Notes
(i) This paper is available only to international students. (ii) Every student must have previously passed 36 points (or the equivalent at an overseas institution). (iii) The commencement date for this paper is 1 June (students will not necessarily be in New Zealand but must complete prescribed preparatory reading before the commencement of formal classes on 27 June). (iv) All work must be submitted for assessment no later than 31 August.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.

^ Top of page

Timetable

International School (26 June 2017 - 14 July 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 27
Thursday 14:00-15:50 27

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 26
Tuesday 14:00-14:50 26
AND
B1 Monday 10:00-10:50 27
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 27
AND
C1 Thursday 10:00-10:50 28

Other Teaching

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-15:50 26
Friday 09:00-15:50 26
AND
B1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 28
AND
C1 Wednesday 09:00-17:50 28

A review of the development of landscapes in the South Island of New Zealand.

This paper introduces students to the geography of the southern South Island of New Zealand. It explores the interaction of physical processes and human activities, past and present, to understand the character and dynamics of regional landscape formation, and to identify possible future trends in environmental and landscape change in the future.

Paper title Southern Landscapes
Paper code GEOG285
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period International School (1 June 2018 - 31 August 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Notes
(i) This paper is available only to international students. (ii) Every student must have previously passed 36 points (or the equivalent at an overseas institution). (iii) The commencement date for this paper is 1 June (students will not necessarily be in New Zealand but must complete prescribed preparatory reading before the commencement of formal classes on 27 June). (iv) All work must be submitted for assessment no later than 31 August.
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett
Learning Outcomes
Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on understanding the temporal and spatial dimensions of change and developing an ability to read landscapes and understand the causes and consequences of environmental change.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Paper Structure
Lecture topics will cover physical and biological processes from mountain building and erosion, to climate, soils and ecosystems; the arrival of Polynesian and European peoples; the transformation of land through resource development, settlements, agriculture and other activities; with an emphasis on the Central Otago region.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching Arrangements
Field Details:Students will explore the diverse landscapes of Central Otago, and examine some of the key drivers of current landscape form, both natural and human related, and examine contemporary factors that have produced significant changes in recent years. There will also be a programme of practical work on campus, in which various methods and techniques for investigating landscape change will be employed.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.

^ Top of page

Timetable

International School (1 June 2018 - 31 August 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Monday 16:00-18:50 26-27

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
S1 Monday 13:00-14:50 26-27
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 26
Wednesday 13:00-14:50 26
Thursday 13:00-14:50 26
Friday 13:00-14:50 26