ENVR415-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Environmental Risk Assessment

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course focusses on methodologies used to assess environmental effects and risks, including environmental impact assessments, environmental risk assessment, cultural impact assessments and the cultural health index. Risk communication to diverse audiences is an important skill for Environmental Scientists. In this course students will develop skills in risk assessment and communication.


Students wishing to enrol in ENVR415 must have completed ENVR302 or ENVR402 or have Head of Department approval.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:00 - 15:00 Link 309 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 Beatrice Tinsley 112
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 240
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Contact Person

Sally Gaw


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assessment of environmental effects 30% Assessment of environmental effects
Workshop portfolio 20% Workshop portfolio
Risk communication assignment 10% Risk communication assignment
Exam 40% Exam

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,145.00

International fee $5,275.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment .

All ENVR415 Occurrences

  • ENVR415-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024