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Study Environment and Society at Otago

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Environment and Society looks at fundamentals of the Earth's environmental systems; human impact on natural systems at global, national and regional scales. Environmental hazards, concerns and issues; ethical, legislative, economic, and political responses and constraints.

See also the subject entry for Environmental Management.

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Contact details

Course co-ordinator:
Associate Professor Mike Hilton
Tel +64 3 479 8778

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See the full list of Environment and Society (ENVI) papers.

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Minor subject requirements

Environment and Society 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

ENVI 111  Environment and Society

One other approved paper at 100-level or above




ENVI 211  Environmental History of New Zealand

One other approved paper at 200-level or above




ENVI 311  Understanding Environmental Issues

Note: ENVI 312 is available as one of the elective papers.


Total   90

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