WATR203-22SU2 (C) Summer Nov 2022 start

Freshwater Science Field Skills

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 14 November 2022
End Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 27 November 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 22 January 2023


In this course students will develop practical skills in sampling freshwaters, identification of freshwater organisms, and assessing hydrological conditions and water-quality.

You will learn basic field and lab skills required to measure aspects of freshwater ecosystems, including physical habitats, water chemistry, algae, aquatic plants, freshwater invertebrates, and fish.


A freshwater-related course of study or appropriate freshwater-related work experience as determined by the Head of Programme.

Timetable Note

The course begins on 21st November and includes a compulsory week of practical work, starting 28th November. Overnight field work is undertaken at Cass Field Station. As places on this course are strictly limited and specific arrangements have to be made to accommodate each student, students enrolling are expected to complete the course. If the course cannot be delivered face to face due to changing alert levels, the course will be cancelled and tuition fees refunded.

Contact Person

Issie Barrett

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $926.00

International fee $4,563.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see School of Earth and Environment .

All WATR203 Occurrences

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