WATR405-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Research and Communication Methods

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020


This course will convey the type of research undertaken to solve water resource management problems, and how to communicate research results and information effectively in different forums and to different audiences. Topics include: literature search and analysis, research hypothesis development, proposal preparation, research programme design, ethical, cost and health and safety considerations, and effective techniques for oral and written communication.

IN 2020 THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD AT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY. Transportation will be provided.

This course is open to students of the Waterways PGDip or MWRM only.


Master of Water Resource Management or Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management students only.

Timetable Note

The course alternates campuses from year to year, and runs Friday afternoons, 1 - 4. In 2020 the class will be held at Lincoln University.

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Earth and Environment Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Internal assessment 100%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,054.00

* 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.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see School of Earth and Environment .

All WATR405 Occurrences

  • WATR405-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020