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Study Environmental Management at Otago

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Overview

Environmental Management is about coordinating environmental efforts - investigating problems, developing solutions, and working in multi-disciplinary teams - to address the environmental crises that are plaguing the world. This includes numerous areas, from global warming to deforestation, soil erosion to landfills.

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Contact details

Professor Richard Morgan
Tel 64 3 479 8782
Fax 64 3 479 9037

Email rkm@geography.otago.ac.nz
Website Environmental Management

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Qualifications

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc) majoring in Environmental Management

Year Papers Points
100-level

ENVI 111  Environment and Society

GEOG 101  Physical Geography

GEOG 102  Human Geography

One of:
MATH 160  Mathematics 1
MATH 170  Mathematics 2
STAT 110  Statistical Methods

18

18

18

18

200-level

GEOG 216  Resource Evaluation and Planning

GEOG 290  Field Research Methods (Science)

Two of GEOG 281, GEOG 282, GEOG 283, GEOG 284, GEOG 286, GEOG 287, GEOG 288, GEOG 289, GEOG 298, GEOG 299

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18

36

300-level

GEOG 380  Field Research Studies

GEOG 397  Environmental Management

Two of GEOG 387, GEOG 388, GEOG 389, GEOG 390, GEOG 392, GEOG 393, GEOG 394, GEOG 395, GEOG 398, GEOG 399

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18

36

 

144 further points, including either requirements for an approved minor or approved second major subject or other approved papers

144

Total   360

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Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours (BAppSc(Hons)) in Environmental Management

Papers
  • GEOG 490  Dissertation

  • GEOG 471  Impact Assessment and Sustainability

  • GEOG 472  Developments in Environmental Management

  • One further 400-level paper

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Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Environmental Management

Papers
  • GEOG 471  Impact Assessment and Sustainability

  • GEOG 472  Developments in Environmental Management

  • Further approved 400-level papers worth 100 points

  • APPS 597 Supervised Independent Study

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Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Management

Papers and Thesis
  • GEOG 495  Master's Thesis Preparation

  • GEOG 471  Impact Assessment and Sustainability

  • GEOG 472  Developments in Environmental Management

  • Two further approved papers at 400-level

  • Thesis: ENVM 5

    Note: The papers are normally taken before undertaking the thesis.

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Minor Subject Requirements

Environmental Management as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, or BASc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), or Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

Level Papers Points
100-level

ENVI 111  Environment and Society

GEOG 101  Physical Geography

18

18

200-level GEOG 216  Resource Evaluation and Planning 18
300-level

GEOG 397  Environmental Management

One of GEOG 281, GEOG 282, GEOG 283, GEOG 284, GEOG 285, GEOG 286, GEOG 287, GEOG 288, GEOG 289, GEOG 298, GEOG 299, GEOG 387, GEOG 388, GEOG 389, GEOG 390, GEOG 392, GEOG 393, GEOG 394, GEOG 395, GEOG 398, GEOG 399

18

18

Total   90

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