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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning
BRP

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 480 credits, comprising:

(a) completion of 120 credits in each of Parts I, II, III, and IV.

and including:

(b) the compulsory courses from Schedule A for the Qualification;

(c) at least one minor;

(d) a minimum of 15 credits from Schedule C of the Degree;

(e) elective courses to a maximum of 15 credits from courses offered for other Bachelor degrees;

(f) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

3. Courses with significant overlap of content will not be approved for inclusion in the Degree; course 132.221 Planning Studies cannot be credited to the Degree of Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning.

Specialisations

4. Candidates shall complete a minor by passing at least 120 credits in a minor including 90 credits above 100 level of which at least 45 credits must be above 200 level. The requirements for each minor are set out in Schedule B for the Qualification.

5. Minors are available in: Agriculture, Ecology, Economics, Geography, Management, Māori Studies, Property Management, Soil/Earth Science.

Student Progression

6. Candidates shall not enrol in Part II unless they have passed all of their Part I requirements (120 credits) within two years of their enrolment into the Degree of Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning.

7. Candidates must complete the Schedule A requirements for Part II prior to progressing to Part III, and for Part III prior to progressing to Part IV.

8. The Degree of Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning may be awarded with or without a class of Honours.

Completion Requirements

9. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, and Undergraduate Certificates, and Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

10. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification, and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded an alternative qualification should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

11. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

12. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have completed at least 15 credits towards the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning prior to 1 January 2017 may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed for one or more of the following courses: 115.113, 115.114, 115.115, 115.211. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2021.

13. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have completed at least 15 credits towards a Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Management, Management minor prior to 1 January 2018 may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed towards the minor for a course or courses at the same level included in the Schedule for the minor. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2022.

14. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Management prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to substitute  course(s) already completed for the a course or courses included in Schedule C. Such candidates who have already completed a course or courses towards the Agriculture, Geography, Ecology or Soil/Earth Science minor will be permitted to substitute the course(s) for a course or courses at the same level included in the Schedule for the minor. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2025.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning

Schedule A: Compulsory Planning courses

Part One

132.101 Introduction to Professional Planning15 credits

132.102 Introduction to Planning Analytics15 credits

132.111 Oranga Taiao, Oranga Tangata: Planning and the Environment15 credits

132.112 Planning for Sustainable Development15 credits

Part Two

132.212 Professional Practice I15 credits
P 132.111, 132.112

132.213 Policy Analysis and Evaluation15 credits

132.217 Planning Hazard-Resilient Communities15 credits

145.202 Working With Geographic Data15 credits
R 132.106

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society15 credits
R 269.274

Part Three

132.304 Tūhono Taiao: Foundation of Māori Planning15 credits
P 150.201

132.305 Natural Resource Policy and Planning15 credits

132.311 Planning Theory15 credits

132.312 Environmental and Planning Law15 credits

132.313 Advanced Planning Techniques15 credits

132.314 Transport and Urban Planning15 credits

Part Four

132.403 Planning Project30 credits

132.412 Professional Practice II15 credits

132.414 Urban Planning and Design15 credits

132.415 Environmental Planning15 credits

132.419 Professional Practice Studio15 credits

Schedule B: Minors

Agriculture (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Selection from

117.152 Animals and Agriculture15 credits
R 117.151 and 199.101

117.254 Principles of Animal Science and Production15 credits
P 194.101 or 199.101 or 119.154 or 117.152

119.120 Plants for Agriculture and Horticulture15 credits
R 283.101, 284.101

119.180 Introduction to Agribusiness15 credits

119.258 Agricultural Systems15 credits
P 119.281

189.151 Principles of Soil Science15 credits
P One of 119.153, 119.158, 123.101, 123.103 or 123.104

283.101 Plants in Agriculture15 credits
R 171.102

283.201 Pasture and Crop Agronomy15 credits
P 283.101 or 120.101 or 119.120 R 171.202

283.301 Pasture Production and Practice15 credits
P 171.202 or 283.201 R 171.301

283.305 Arable Production 15 credits
P One of 171.202, 283.201, 120.101,171.102, 283.101 or 119.120

283.321 Trees on Farms15 credits
R 171.304

283.322 Landscape Revegetation15 credits
R 171.364

No more than 15 credits from

117.153 Introduction to Animal Production in New Zealand15 credits
R 117.152 and 199.101

117.155 Introduction to Animal Science15 credits
P 199.101 or 199.103 R 117.152, 117.153

Ecology (120 credits)

Selection From

120.101 Plant Biology15 credits

120.218 The Flora of New Zealand15 credits
P 120.101

120.303 Plant Evolution and Speciation 15 credits
P (120.201 or 120.218) and (203.210 or 196.207)

162.304 Applied and Environmental Microbiology 15 credits
P One of 162.211, 162.212, 162.214, 196.213, 203.210, 203.300, 203.310, 203.340 or 280.201

188.263 Introduction to Environmental Management 15 credits
P 121.103

188.363 Applied Environmental Management 15 credits
P 188.263

196.205 Ecology and Conservation15 credits
P 161.1xx and one of (199.101 or 199.103 or 120.101 or 121.103)

196.313 Freshwater Ecology15 credits
P One of 196.203, 196.205, 121.213 or 145.222

196.315 Conservation Science 15 credits
P 196.205

196.316 New Zealand Plant Ecology15 credits
P 120.218 and 196.205

196.317 Community and Ecosystem Ecology15 credits
P Two 199.2xx/196.2xx courses

199.103 Animals and the Environment15 credits
R 199.101

199.206 The Fauna of New Zealand15 credits
P 199.101

199.312 Behavioural Ecology15 credits
P (199.203 or 199.204 or 161.250) and (196.207 or 196.217 or any other 196.2xx or 199.2xx course) R 196.307

199.317 Animal Biodiversity15 credits
P 196.207 or 196.217

Economics (120 credits)

Selection from

115.113 Economics of Business15 credits
R 115.106

115.114 Finance Fundamentals15 credits
R 115.105

115.115 Management in Context15 credits
R 115.108

178.200 Intermediate Macroeconomics15 credits
P 178.100

178.201 Intermediate Microeconomics15 credits
P 115.113 or 115.106

178.240 Managerial Economics15 credits
P 115.113 or 115.106 or 178.101

178.242 Land Economics15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 115.113 or 115.106

178.300 Advanced Macroeconomics15 credits
P 178.200

178.301 Microeconomic Theory and Applications15 credits
P 178.201

178.360 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics15 credits

178.370 Development Economics15 credits

Geography (120 credits)

Selection From

145.111 Society, Environment and Place15 credits

145.202 Working With Geographic Data15 credits
R 132.106

145.203 Geographies of Inequality15 credits

145.213 Resource Conservation and Sustainability15 credits
R 145.313

145.214 Social Change and Environment15 credits

145.216 Urban Environments15 credits

145.222 Rivers and Slopes15 credits
P 145.121

145.223 Climate Change and Natural Hazards15 credits
P 145.121 or 233.101

145.224 Biogeography15 credits

145.230 Coastal Environments15 credits
P 145.121

145.301 Research Practice in Human Geography15 credits

145.303 Field Work: Alpine Physical Geography15 credits
P 145.222

145.304 Applied Field Geomorphology15 credits
P At least two from: 145.222, 145.223, 145.230

145.311 Geographies of Globalisation15 credits

145.318 Geopolitics15 credits

145.320 Quaternary Biogeography and Environmental Change15 credits
P 145.223 or 145.224

145.327 Catchment Dynamics15 credits
P 145.222

233.105 Our Dynamic Earth15 credits

Management (120 credits)

Selection from

115.114 Finance Fundamentals15 credits
R 115.105

115.115 Management in Context15 credits
R 115.108

152.203 Business and Society15 credits
R 52.101

152.232 Small Business Management15 credits

152.250 Managing Organisations15 credits
R 152.200

152.252 Project Management15 credits

152.261 International Business15 credits

152.304 Managing Services15 credits

152.325 Designing and Developing Organisations15 credits
P Any 200 level course from the 152 course prefix series R 152.360, 152.303, 152.341

152.333 New Venture Project15 credits

152.336 Leadership Practice15 credits
R 152.328 and 152.329

152.350 Strategic Management and Governance15 credits
P Any 200 level Management course R 152.341 and 152.365

Māori Studies (120 credits)

Selection from

150.114 He Tirohanga Taketake: Māori Perspectives15 credits

150.202 Mauri ora: Māori Wellbeing and Vitality 15 credits
P 15 credits from 150.1xx

150.204 Mana Māori: Māori and Politics15 credits
P Any 100-level BA course

150.213 Tikanga-ā-Iwi: Tribal Development15 credits
P 150.114 or 146.101; nil for GDip Maori Devpt; nil for GradDipArts

150.216 He Huarahi Rangahau: Māori and Research15 credits
P Three courses at 100-level including one course from Māori Studies

150.301 Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: Māori Policy and the State15 credits
P 150.201; nil for GradDipArts

150.302 Whānau ora: Principles of Flourishing Whānau15 credits
P 150.202

150.303 Mana Wahine: Māori Women15 credits

300.110 Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Socialising in Te Reo15 credits

Property Management (120 credits)

Selection from

115.113 Economics of Business15 credits
R 115.106

115.114 Finance Fundamentals15 credits
R 115.105

115.115 Management in Context15 credits
R 115.108

127.241 Property Market Principles15 credits

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation15 credits
R 127.255

127.341 Property Management and Development15 credits
P 127.241

127.342 Applied Property Finance and Investment15 credits
P 127.241, 127.242, 127.245 and one of 127.341 or 127.343 or 127.378 C 127.341 or 127.343 or 127.378

127.343 Applied Property Valuation15 credits
P 127.242

155.201 Law of Property15 credits
P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.216, 155.700

178.242 Land Economics15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 115.113 or 115.106

218.172 Construction Technology: Residential15 credits
R 138.254, 138.282, 138.281, 217.172

218.273 Building Technology: Commercial Property15 credits
P One of 138.281, 138.282, 127.362, 138.254, 218.172 R 138.383, 218.271, 217.271

218.274 Building Services15 credits
P 218.172 or 138.281 or 138.254 R 217.274, 138.382

Soil/Earth Science (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Selection from

121.103 New Zealand Environments15 credits

145.121 Introduction to Physical Geography15 credits

145.222 Rivers and Slopes15 credits
P 145.121

145.223 Climate Change and Natural Hazards15 credits
P 145.121 or 233.101

145.230 Coastal Environments15 credits
P 145.121

145.303 Field Work: Alpine Physical Geography15 credits
P 145.222

145.304 Applied Field Geomorphology15 credits
P At least two from: 145.222, 145.223, 145.230

145.320 Quaternary Biogeography and Environmental Change15 credits
P 145.223 or 145.224

145.327 Catchment Dynamics15 credits
P 145.222

189.151 Principles of Soil Science15 credits
P One of 119.153, 119.158, 123.101, 123.103 or 123.104

189.251 Soil Fertility and Fertilisers15 credits
P 189.151 or 189.142

189.252 Land, Soil and Water15 credits
P 1 of 189.151, 189.142, 233.101

189.362 Soil Fertility and the Environment15 credits
P 189.251 or 189.252

189.363 Soil Resources and Sustainable Land Use15 credits
P 1 of 189.251, 189.252, 233.210, 233.310

196.101 Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour15 credits

233.101 Introductory Earth Science15 credits

233.105 Our Dynamic Earth15 credits

233.202 Earth Science Field Work I15 credits
P 233.101 or 145.121 R 189.272

233.205 Volcanology and Mineralogy15 credits
P 233.101 R 233.305

233.250 Understanding New Zealand Geology15 credits
P 233.101

233.251 GIS and Remote Sensing15 credits
P 233.101 or 189.151 or 145.121 or 158.100 R 233.201, 233.204

233.301 Advanced Remote Sensing15 credits
P 233.251

233.302 Earth Science Field Work III15 credits
P 233.202 and 233.350

233.350 How the Earth Works15 credits
P 233.250

Schedule C: Elective Planning courses

145.111 Society, Environment and Place15 credits

150.114 He Tirohanga Taketake: Māori Perspectives15 credits

176.101 The Sociological Imagination15 credits

178.100 Principles of Macroeconomics15 credits

200.161 Introduction to Politics15 credits

219.101 Media Skills15 credits

230.110 Tūrangawaewae: Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa NZ15 credits

230.111 Tū Kupu: Writing and Inquiry15 credits
R 230.100, 119.155, 119.177, 237.130, 247.155, 250.100, 247.177

230.112 Tū Arohae: Critical Thinking15 credits
R 134.103

300.110 Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Socialising in Te Reo15 credits

300.111 Te Reo Kōnakinaki: Developing Te Reo15 credits

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