Environment and Resources: the Foundations

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environment and Resources: the Foundations

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Sustainability, Geology, Natural Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course integrates the physical, social, economic, and political factors associated with environmental change. First, the course introduces the earth systems associated with environmental change (both natural and human induced). Second, the course explore the social, political and economic implications of contemporary environmental issues and human-environment relations. Also taught as GEOG 114.

    Assessment
    Internal assessments- 50%
    Final exam- 50%

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