Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Environmental Planning (BEP)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.
Requirements for the Degree
3.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is four years1.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain 480 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 360 points above 100 level, 220 points above 200 level and 100 points above 300 level.
6.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the specified programme in Environmental Planning as prescribed in the appendix to these regulations.
7.   Candidates must also complete the requirements of a planning stream, as prescribed for that stream in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
Variations
8.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1.   Candidates who choose to withdraw from the BEP after completion of year three may be eligible to graduate with a BSocSc with a major in Geography.

Appendix

Compulsory Papers
100 level
ENVP106 Introduction to Environmental Planning (15 points)
TIKA163 He Hinatore kit e Ao Māori: Introducing the Māori World (15 points)
and 45 points chosen from
BIOL102 The Biology of Organisms (15 points)
ECON100 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy (15 points)
ECON110 Economics and Society (15 points)
ENVS101 Environmental Science (15 points)
ERTH103 Discovering Planet Earth (15 points)
ERTH104 Earth and Ocean Environments (15 points)
GEOG103 Resources and Environmental Sustainability (15 points)
POLS100 Playing Politics: Conflict, Cooperation and Choice (15 points)
POLS105 People and Policy (15 points)
SOCP102 Introduction to Social Policy (15 points)
200 level
ENVP206 Principles of Environmental Planning (20 points)
ENVP207 Spatial Analysis (20 points)
ENVP217 Environmental Ethics for Planners (20 points)
GEOG219 Māori Lands and Communities (20 points)
300 level
ENVP305 Māori Planning and Resource Management (20 points)
ENVP306 Planning in Aotearoa/New Zealand (20 points)
ENVP308 Planning Methods and Environmental Appraisal (20 points)
ENVP307 Planning for Sustainability (20 points)
400 level
ENVP403 Legal Principles and Processes for Planners (20 points)
ENVP404 Strategic Spatial Planning (20 points)
ENVP405 Professional Skills (20 points)
ENVP410 Planning Theory (20 points)
ENVP408 Plan Interpretation and Consent Processing (20 points)

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