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Qualification Title Bachelor of Environment and Society
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Environmental Studies » Environmental Studies not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
Graduates will be able to undertake rigorous analysis of environmental issues at multiple scales within a multi-disciplinary context. Extra-curricula engagement will ensure that the skills, knowledge and values of each graduate are grounded in their respective industries, and reflect real-world application.
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Entry Requirements
A New Zealand entrance qualification or equivalent.
Education Organisation Lincoln University
Developed By Lincoln University
Quality Assured By Committee on University Academic Programmes
Number LI4567
Status Current
Created October 2013
Content
Students begin by studying two university-wide courses: LINC 101, an introduction to global land-based issues and LINC 102, a research and analytical skills course. These are complemented by two further 100-level courses: one deals primarily with the broader theories of social science - particularly where they intersect with cultural studies and economics - and the other introduces the study of government and policy in a New Zealand context. Both of these courses relate specifically to the nexus between policy, environment, and land-use change. A further university-wide land-based issues course in the second year, LINC 201, focusses on sustainable futures, requiring students to work effectively across their disciplinary field of study boundaries. This is complemented by a second 200-level course, SOCI 204, which builds further social science research methods from their introduction in LINC 102.

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