Water Management, Policy and Planning

15 points

Not offered 2023, offered in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

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Resource management models, policy and planning, within the context of environmental legislation and sound resource management. Topics will include; Resource management models for integrating environmental, social, economic and cultural water values; Legislative frameworks for water governance and management, including local, regional, national and international policy development and water management strategies; Hazard risk assessment and management for resilience; Professional ethics; RMA policy, planning and consenting procedures, using case studies of water use; Projections of future issues, alternative sustainable management and legislative strategies. Will include a compulsory one-day fieldtrip.


(1) Entry is subject to approval by the Programme Director, (2) BSc, BE, BEMP(LU) or equivalent qualification or experience in a field of relevance in water resource management.