Sustainable Land Use Practices

    Course details

    • Code: RMAN.7006
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Forest Management
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Graduate Diploma in Resource Management;
Graduate Diploma in Applied Management - Business Strand;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to gain a comprehensive scientific understanding of local, regional, national and global land use issues; appraise the science underpinning sustainable allocation of scarce land resources and the environmental impacts of various land use options; evaluate and critique solutions for sustainable resource; use and communicate the case for sustainable land-use practice; assess the scientific basis for sustainable resource use and learn new methods of managing the global land resources using the best available technology.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. assess and communicate the evidence-based science underpinning sustainable land-use;
  2. appraise the social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of various types of land-use;
  3. assess and negotiate the barriers to sustainable land-use implementation; and
  4. present viable options for sustainable land-use.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017