Animation and Visual Effects

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

Applied Linguistics

See also Linguistics and TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Monday 4 July to Friday 22 July.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 519 – Special Topic: Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native- English speakers' linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today's globalizing/globalized world.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10636

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Assessment for Learning in the Language Classroom

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning and teaching. The course mainly focuses on classroom-based assessment for formative purposes.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 530 – Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native-English speakers’ linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today’s globalising/globalised world.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519 in 2019-2021

2/3 • CRN 34138 • (L1)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics, applied to students’ individual research interests.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 12,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 20,000 word dissertation. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question in the field of linguistics, applied linguistics or TESOL, leading to a 30,000 word thesis. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

Architecture

SARC 384 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also reviews a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside design and architecture, plus a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 484

3/3 • CRN 33522

SARC 484 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course critically examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also evaluates a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside architecture and a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 300-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 384

3/3 • CRN 33523

Architecture History and Theory

SARC 384 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also reviews a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside design and architecture, plus a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 484

3/3 • CRN 33522

SARC 484 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course critically examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also evaluates a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside architecture and a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 300-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 384

3/3 • CRN 33523

Asian Studies

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

Biological Sciences

See also Cell and Molecular Bioscience, Conservation Biology, Ecological Restoration, Ecology and Biodiversity, Marine Biology and Microbiology

BIOL 132 – Biodiversity and Conservation

An introduction to the diversity, management and conservation of microbial, plant and animal communities. Using key taxa or ecosystems as examples, students will gain an appreciation of the current issues facing the world's biodiversity, and explore possible methods for conservation, including habitat restoration, translocation, and predator control.

15 pts

Building Science

SARC 384 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also reviews a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside design and architecture, plus a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 484

3/3 • CRN 33522

Chinese

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

Communication Design

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

Creative Writing

See also Writing (Academic and Professional)

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29011

Design Innovation

See Culture+Context, Industrial Design and Media Design

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori, that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

3/3 • CRN 32123

IXXN 221 – Web Design I / Hoahoa ā-Ipurangi I

In this course students explore and implement Web design tools and techniques. An emphasis is placed on creative approaches to front-end development, design and scripting techniques.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 points from BDI or BAS Schedules or permission of Head of School

2/3 • CRN 30064 • ^

^ Limited entry course

IXXN 321 – Web Design II / Hoahoa ā-Ipurangi II

In this course students gain a command of Web Design tools and techniques. An emphasis is placed on code-driven approaches to site development and management. Further investigations will include designing with data using scripting/coding techniques. This course first runs in 2020.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level points including IXXN 221

Econometrics

See also Economics

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include sampling, graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, correlation and simple regression, probability, estimation and hypothesis testing. Note: QUAN 102 CRNs 1482, 5010, 7212 have lectures and tutorials at Kelburn; CRNs 4501, 16016, 32186 are online with tutorials at Kelburn campus. CRNs 17433 and 17434 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 277, STAT 193

1/3 • CRN 4501 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16016 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32186

tut tba

QUAN 111 – Mathematics for Economics and Finance

Mathematical methods appropriate for study of economics and finance: set theory, functions, calculus of functions of one or several variables, financial mathematics, vectors, matrices and systems of linear equations. Note: QUAN 111, CRN 15973 is for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 141/142 and 151

1/3 • CRN 34021 • (L8)

2/3 • CRN 33312 • (L2)

tut tba

QUAN 201 – Introduction to Econometrics

The course focuses on the estimation and interpretation of ordinary least squares (OLS) regression models. The OLS assumptions and their implications are discussed. The methods learned are applied to real data.

15 pts • (P) ECON 130, QUAN 102 (or MATH 177 or STAT 193); QUAN 111 (or MATH 141/142, 151);

1/3 • CRN 34050 • (L4)

2/3 • CRN 33311 • (L3)

tut tba

Economics

ECON 130 – Microeconomic Principles

An introduction to economic principles and their application to issues facing households, businesses and government in the New Zealand economy and the international economic environment. Note: CRNs 17450 and 15517 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) ECON 113

1/3 • CRN 10035 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 8721 • (L5)

tut tba

ECON 141 – Macroeconomic Principles

An introduction to macroeconomics, including fiscal and monetary policies, the international sector, and analysis of income-expenditure, IS-MPR and aggregate demand-aggregate supply models.

15 pts • (X) ECON 140

1/3 • CRN 33302 • (L5)

2/3 • CRN 34049 • (L6)

Education

EDUC 117 – Motivation and Grit

Why do you do the things you do? Why are some activities more effective than others in trying to achieve goals? What is grit and how does it relate to motivation? This course will address all of these questions and will help students understand what affects peoples’ motivation. This course is taught online and can only be added until 13 November 2020.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29044

EDUC 403 – Research Methods in Education

An introduction to quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research. This course addresses methods of inquiry used to study topics in education. This course is taught on campus in trimester one and two, but is taught online in trimester three.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 503, EPSY 401, 501 or X EDUC 416, 532,C 502 TEAC 502

3/3 • CRN 28279

EDUC 462 – Special Topic: Working with High Achieving (Gifted and Talented) Learners

This course provides a broad introduction into the provision of gifted and talented education, focusing on New Zealand. The course will involve analysis and application of the principles and history underpinning gifted and talented education, and a study of theoretical and research-based practices relating to developing exceptional abilities. This course is taught online.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 562

2/3 • CRN 28243

EDUC 503 – Research Methods in Education

An introduction to quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research. This course addresses methods of inquiry used to study topics in education. This course is offered on campus in trimester one and two, but is taught online in trimester three.

30 pts • (X) EPSY 401, 501, EDUC 403

3/3 • CRN 27206

EDUC 504 – International Education: Issues and trends in policy, theory and practice

This course provides a broad introduction into the study and practice of international education. In this course students develop the capacity to critically examine international education policies and practices. Attention is paid to intercultural relations and approaches to developing intercultural competencies. X EDUC 460, 560 in 2015-2018. .

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31013

EDUC 509 – Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age

This course examines the theoretical and practical implications of a digital age for educational contexts. Participants in this course will critique pedagogy, curricula, learning environments and educational policy from a digital age perspective. Learning in this course includes an evaluation of digital integration within a selected educational context. This course is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 407

2/3 • CRN 28286

EDUC 512 – Evaluating the Design and Use of Learning Environments

This course examines the relationship between learning environment design and user experience. Drawing on research from building science and education, students will examine historical and cultural contexts, the impact of environmental quality on cognitive processes, spatial and furniture design, and the impact of the digital age on the design and use of physical learning environments. A focus of this course is the critique of learning environments and policies that inform design and use. Tools for evaluating environments will be introduced.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 33225

EDUC 515 – Teaching Linguistically Diverse Learners

A critical examination of issues surrounding equitable educational access for linguistically diverse students. Participants will make informed decisions when designing preparing and evaluating resources to promote the learning of these students. This course is co-taught with EDUC 415 and is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC415, EPSY 502

1/3 • CRN 27209

EDUC 516 – The Language of the Classroom

An investigation into the form and function of language and its contribution to learning, student engagement and achievement in the classroom. Participants will make informed decisions about how to facilitate the language development of their learners. This course is is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 416; EPSY 503

2/3 • CRN 27210

EDUC 562 – Special Topic: Working with High Achieving (Gifted and Talented) Learners

This course provides a broad introduction into the provision of gifted and talented education, focusing on New Zealand. The course will involve analysis and application of the principles and history underpinning gifted and talented education, and a study of theoretical and research-based practices relating to developing exceptional abilities. This course is taught online.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 462

2/3 • CRN 27235

EDUC 568 – Sport and Physical Activity: Supporting Youth Development

This course critically examines beliefs about the use of sport and physical activity contexts for youth development and the implications for policy and practice. Students will examine contemporary models and evidence based practice in relation to the evaluation of programmes designed to promote positive youth development.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 464, EDUC 564 in 2015-2018

2/3 • CRN 31089

EDUC 575 – Language and Literacy Acquisition

A critical examination of current philosophies and constructs of literacy, and current curriculum contexts for literacy acquisition. This course is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 475, EPOL 507

3/3 • CRN 27242

Education and Psychology

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, PSYC 122 will be delivered using a combination of online lecture modules, live lectures and a live lab programme accessible remotely or face to face on our Kelburn campus.

15 pts

Education Policy & Implementation

Refer to Education website for information on which courses are part of teacher education programmes

MSSL 507 – Decolonising schools through leadership

This course deepens critical thinking regarding how culture and ethnicity are constructed in New Zealand schools. Participants will have opportunities to reflect on how issues of race and colonialism underpin New Zealand society and the school system, and to develop leadership approaches that challenge cultural bias and structural racism in the workplace.

15 pts

MSSL 508 – Research Project

A research project in a selected area of secondary school leadership.

60 pts

1+2+3/3 • CRN 27293

2+3+1/3 • CRN 27027

Education Postgraduate

Refer to Education website for information on which courses are part of teacher education programmes

EPSY 534 – Promoting Positive Behaviour for Learning and Well-Being

The course explores the understanding of factors that contribute to behaviours which reduce opportunities and alienate children and young persons from their learning environment. It promotes an ecological approach to address such behaviours that takes into account contextual and cultural consideration at both systemic and individual levels.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 419, 519, EPSY 434, 509, 510, 521

1/3 • CRN 28305

MSSL 507 – Decolonising schools through leadership

This course deepens critical thinking regarding how culture and ethnicity are constructed in New Zealand schools. Participants will have opportunities to reflect on how issues of race and colonialism underpin New Zealand society and the school system, and to develop leadership approaches that challenge cultural bias and structural racism in the workplace.

15 pts

MSSL 508 – Research Project

A research project in a selected area of secondary school leadership.

60 pts

1+2+3/3 • CRN 27293

2+3+1/3 • CRN 27027

Educational Psychology & Pedagogy

Refer to Education website for information on which courses are part of teacher education programmes

EPSY 534 – Promoting Positive Behaviour for Learning and Well-Being

The course explores the understanding of factors that contribute to behaviours which reduce opportunities and alienate children and young persons from their learning environment. It promotes an ecological approach to address such behaviours that takes into account contextual and cultural consideration at both systemic and individual levels.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 419, 519, EPSY 434, 509, 510, 521

1/3 • CRN 28305

English as a Second Language

See also Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL

ELIN 001 – English for Academic Purposes

This course is for ESOL students who wish to improve their skills in academic English as preparation for further studies at a tertiary institution. The course aims to develop skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

60 pts

1/3 • CRN 33411 • (L6) ^

1/3 • CRN 33412 • (L7) ^

2/3 • CRN 33437 • (L6)

2/3 • CRN 33438 • (L7)

3/3 • CRN 33439 • (L8)

3/3 • CRN 33440 • (L9)

^ Limited entry course

ELIN 004 – ELIN 004 English Language Training for Officials

This course helps officials to improve their use of English to contribute to their government’s development goals through theme related language tasks, workplace visits and engagement with a range of government and non-government organisations, community groups and local New Zealanders. Not for credit towards a degree.

65 pts

^ Limited entry course

English Literature

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29011

Fashion Design Technology

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori, that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

3/3 • CRN 32123

Forensic Psychology

FPSY 401 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 1

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27051 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27157 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 402 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 2

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27052 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27158 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 403 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship

This course provides students with an opportunity to spend 2 trimesters working on a special project or taking part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency that undertakes forensic psychology-related work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

30 pts • (P) permission of Head of School (X) FPSY 401, 402

1+2/3 • CRN 27053 • ^

^ Limited entry course

French

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

German

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Health

See also Midwifery and Nursing

HLWB 209 – Special Topic: Health Technologies and Innovation

Health technologies will massively increase the ability of health care systems to solve health problems and can improve health and wellbeing in communities. At the same time, they offer major challenges and complexities. This course will introduce health technologies that are and will have a major impact in New Zealand and globally. Students do not need to have prior health technology knowledge.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from HLWB 101-110; or INFO 101, 151; or COMP 102, 103

3/3 • CRN 31135

HLWB 211 – Special Topic: Nutrition Literacy for the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the fundamentals in human nutrition and nutrition literacy in the 21st century. Students will critically evaluate determinants of sustainable diets thereby generating students’ consciousness as global citizens in a challenging ‘food’ future.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from 100-level courses, or by permission of the course coordinator

3/3 • CRN 32049

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 502 – Applied Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is explored in relation to clinical practice and emerging evidence. This course provides a foundation for clinical decisions related to interventions, management and expected health outcomes across the lifespan.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19815

2/3 • CRN 19816

HLTH 513 – Real World Midwifery

This course explores the role of the midwife as it is constructed in contemporary society. In particular it explores the context in which midwifery is practised and in which it attempts to support and promote normal childbirth.

30 pts • (X) MIDW 523

2/3 • CRN 19827

HLTH 514 – Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

This course is designed to develop the skills of systematic history taking, clinical examination and diagnostic reasoning with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal, and neurological, systems. Students work alongside mentors in their clinical practice to develop these skills. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 19828

2/3 • CRN 29042

HLTH 517 – Diagnostics and Therapeutics

This course examines the sensitivity, specificity and utility of commonly used diagnostic testing methods (including the FBC, 12 lead ECG and telemetry monitoring, radiological imaging, and cardio-pulmonary diagnostics). In addition, course modules will explore the assessments of nutrition, infection, and anaemia alongside their associated common therapies. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, HLTH 514 Students must be in direct patient contact

2/3 • CRN 19831

HLTH 518 – Clinical Pharmacology

This course examines principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of safe and quality use of medicines.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502

1/3 • CRN 19832

2/3 • CRN 29043

HLTH 520 – Practice Project

Students negotiate, design, undertake and report on an evidence based project of relevance to their practice area under the supervision of academic and workplace mentors.

30 pts • (P) 60 points from HLTH 501-550; (X) HLTH 551, HLWB 513

2/3 • CRN 19942

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 523 – Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This course will explore the role, place and voice of nurses influencing health and wellbeing at a national and international level. Students will be challenged to articulate their contribution to healthcare and encouraged to think innovatively about healthcare delivery. The course is designed to build professional self-confidence, by cultivating professional identity and professional voice.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31014

HLTH 524 – Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine the issues that arise in leading and managing in the health sector. It will cover leadership and management theories and concepts, organisational development, budgeting and financing processes in health care, planning human resources and managing people, and consider issues relating to cultural safety.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19838

HLTH 526 – Patient Safety and Risk Reduction

This course is designed to develop knowledge related to patient safety within the international health care arena. Research related to adverse events and strategies to improve patient safety and reduce risk provide the key content.

30 pts

3/3 • CRN 19840

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLTH 532 – Midwifery Assessment and Decision-making in Complex Maternity Care

This clinically oriented course is focused on building midwifery assessment and decision-making for complexity in maternity care across the full range of midwifery practice. Clinical contact with childbearing women is required.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

1/3 • CRN 25096

HLTH 533 – Midwifery Practicum in Complex Care

This course integrates theoretical knowledge into practice and extends the midwife's experience, knowledge, skills and practice in complex maternity care.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

2/3 • CRN 26081

HLTH 541 – Advanced Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine leadership and management in the health sector, including strategy development, and monitoring and evaluating organisational performance.

15 pts • (P) HLTH 524 or approved substitute

3/3 • CRN 31052

HLTH 542 – Applied Ethics and Law for Health Professionals

This course will enable health care professionals to develop advanced skills in the interpretation, analysis and application of ethics and law in professional practice.

30 pts

Not offered in 2023

HLTH 543 – Prescribing Practicum

This course will develop prescribing knowledge and skills, drawing on the student’s previous learning in advanced health assessment, diagnostic reasoning/therapeutics and pharmacology. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for registered nurse prescribing authority.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502; At least a B in HLTH 514 & HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 31175

HLTH 544 – Nurse Practitioner Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for Nurse Practitioner students to synthesise and apply all previous Advanced nursing practice learning within the context of Mentored practice. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for Nurse Practitioner registration and prepares them to contribute to Improvements in health outcomes for Maori through an Understanding of key concepts such as policy that supports Equitable health outcomes, Whanau Ora and Maori models of Health.

60 pts • (P) At least a B in each of the following courses: HLTH 514, HLTH 517, HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact (X) HLTH 531;

block dates/3 • CRN 31176

HLTH 550 – Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the newly graduated nurse to practice using the New Zealand quality and safety capability framework to support the provision of safe person-centred care. Graduate nurses will focus on developing professional resilience, confidence in their clinical assessment and reasoning skills including the application of pathophysiology knowledge to clinical decision making as part of the wider healthcare team in order to provide safe, competent and comprehensive care inclusive of family/whānau.

30 pts • (P) Must have gained registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand no more than 12 months before enrolment; (X) HLTH 540 in 2013

block dates/3 • CRN 26043 • (L1)

block dates/3 • CRN 28278 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 26044 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 31012 • (L4)

HLTH 551 – Professional Project

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, execute and complete a project that demonstrates advanced knowledge in a field of professional practice. Students will apply skills acquired during the study programme to solve a practice problem or problems. The outcomes of the project will be presented in a report targeting relevant key stakeholders.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of subject requirement and one of P Part 1 of MNS or Part 1 of MHlth subject requirement; (X) HLTH 520, HLWB 513

2+3/3 • CRN 31015

HLTH 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 26221 • (L1)

HLTH 592 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Nursing

120 pts

full year • CRN 26222

HLTH 593 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Midwifery

120 pts

full year • CRN 26223

HLTH 594 – Thesis for Master of Nursing Science

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to nursing practice and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and makes a contribution to nursing knowledge.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Part 1 of the MNS

full year • CRN 19846

HLTH 596 – Thesis for Master of Health Care

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to health care and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and contributes to knowledge in health practice, education and/or health services.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Parts 1 and 2 of MHC degree

full year • CRN 19847

HLWB 501 – Health Policy and Planning

This course will examine governance, policy, strategy, service-delivery and decision-making in the health sector. It will consider policy and service delivery issues: key institutions, influences and behaviours, and the roles of the public and private sectors in healthcare systems; the efficiency and quality of health services, and policies to reduce inequities in healthcare services and health outcomes for Māori, Pasifika and other disadvantaged groups. Participants will learn health economics and policy concepts and develop knowledge and skills to address policy and service delivery challenges; design and analyse options; advance health policy and service delivery goals and objectives and advise decision-makers.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 31029

HLWB 503 – Financing, Purchasing and Organising Health Services

This course will examine and critique alternative approaches to financing and organising health care, with international comparisons. It will draw on economic concepts to explore in depth issues relating to financing health care; accountability and performance; purchasing and contracting, and paying providers. The course will explore the role of competition in the delivery of health care, and examine issues relating to the integration of health, and health and social services.

15 pts • (X) GOVT 537, MAPP 551

2/3 • CRN 31030

HLWB 504 – Health Economics and Economic Evaluation

This course introduces key concepts in health economics and applies health economics to health policy and planning issues. It then introduces the role of monitoring and evaluation in health policy and planning and discusses economic evaluation in depth.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31031

HLWB 505 – Health Promotion Theory and Practice

This course develops students' knowledge in core health promotion approaches and perspectives in relation to the economic, social, cultural and environmental influences on well-being. Students will critically appraise health promotion strategies and issues, design and evaluate interventions, and gain skills for health promotion practice.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 31032

HLWB 506 – Emerging Issues in Health Promotion

In this guided study course students will apply their knowledge of health promotion, needs assessment and intervention to an emerging issue in health promotion. The course will provide the opportunity for students to engage with and critically analyse the contribution of alternative paradigms for health promotion, including whanau based initiatives, the use of digital technologies and social marketing.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31033

HLWB 507 – Principles of Health and Safety Management

This course will provide advanced knowledge of management systems, organisational culture, and the integration of legal, regulatory and societal factors in the context of health and safety management.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31034

HLWB 508 – Human and Biological Factors in Workplace Health and Safety

This course applies principles of human function and considers the application of cognitive and behavioural psychology to workplace health and safety practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31035

HLWB 509 – Identification, Assessment and Control of Hazards and Risks

This course provides advanced knowledge about practice and performance in workplace health and safety risk management.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31036

HLWB 510 – Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene

This course will provide advanced knowledge of the principles and practice of work related health – health protection, health promotion and wellbeing. It provides knowledge and understanding of the main work-related health hazards, and the practices to recognise, assess, control and monitor risks.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31037

HLWB 511 – Health and Safety Management and Leadership

This course provides insights into organisational behaviour, structures, functions, roles and responsibilities and accountabilities. The approach to workplace health and safety strategies is discussed. The principles of effective project management and human resource management are also covered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31038

HLWB 512 – Professional Role and Functioning

This course provides advanced knowledge about the role and function of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. The professional role and ethical framework for the workplace health and safety professional is described. Theories of communication and fostering teamwork are also explored.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31039

HLWB 513 – Research Project

In this course students will design, undertake and report on a research project relevant to their subject area and area of professional interest.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of the MHlth; (X) HLTH 520, HLTH 551

1/3 • CRN 32042 • (L4)

1+2/3 • CRN 32038 • (L3)

2/3 • CRN 31040 • (L1)

2+3/3 • CRN 32232 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32018 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 33271 • (L6)

HLWB 513 – Research Project

In this course students will design, undertake and report on a research project relevant to their subject area and area of professional interest.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of the MHlth; (X) HLTH 520, HLTH 551

HLWB 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 32189

HEAL 690 – Health for PhD

For exact school dates, times and venues please refer to the Graduate School’s website - www.vuw.ac.nz/nmh.

120 pts

full year • CRN 11004

HLTH 601 – Critical Analysis of a Health Issue

During this course, students complete a critical review of the relevant literature as background to framing the proposed research question(s) and methodological approach for their investigation of the health issue that is the focus of their thesis research, including consideration of the importance of the issue for Māori communities.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 521 (or an approved equivalent)

1/3 • CRN 31043

HLTH 602 – Issues in Professional Contexts

In this course, students develop a detailed understanding of the philosophical and theoretical frameworks and their application to professional contexts that are required for critically examining and addressing professional issues in the health sector, including the importance of Māori worldviews.

30 pts • (C) HLTH 601

2/3 • CRN 31044

HLWB 690 – Health and Wellbeing Thesis for PhD

A supervised research project leading to a comprehensive thesis.

120 pts • (P) Approval of the Programme Director

full year • CRN 30011

Health Informatics

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include sampling, graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, correlation and simple regression, probability, estimation and hypothesis testing. Note: QUAN 102 CRNs 1482, 5010, 7212 have lectures and tutorials at Kelburn; CRNs 4501, 16016, 32186 are online with tutorials at Kelburn campus. CRNs 17433 and 17434 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 277, STAT 193

1/3 • CRN 4501 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16016 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32186

tut tba

HLWB 209 – Special Topic: Health Technologies and Innovation

Health technologies will massively increase the ability of health care systems to solve health problems and can improve health and wellbeing in communities. At the same time, they offer major challenges and complexities. This course will introduce health technologies that are and will have a major impact in New Zealand and globally. Students do not need to have prior health technology knowledge.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from HLWB 101-110; or INFO 101, 151; or COMP 102, 103

3/3 • CRN 31135

HLWB 211 – Special Topic: Nutrition Literacy for the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the fundamentals in human nutrition and nutrition literacy in the 21st century. Students will critically evaluate determinants of sustainable diets thereby generating students’ consciousness as global citizens in a challenging ‘food’ future.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from 100-level courses, or by permission of the course coordinator

3/3 • CRN 32049

Health Promotion

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include sampling, graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, correlation and simple regression, probability, estimation and hypothesis testing. Note: QUAN 102 CRNs 1482, 5010, 7212 have lectures and tutorials at Kelburn; CRNs 4501, 16016, 32186 are online with tutorials at Kelburn campus. CRNs 17433 and 17434 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 277, STAT 193

1/3 • CRN 4501 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16016 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32186

tut tba

HLWB 209 – Special Topic: Health Technologies and Innovation

Health technologies will massively increase the ability of health care systems to solve health problems and can improve health and wellbeing in communities. At the same time, they offer major challenges and complexities. This course will introduce health technologies that are and will have a major impact in New Zealand and globally. Students do not need to have prior health technology knowledge.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from HLWB 101-110; or INFO 101, 151; or COMP 102, 103

3/3 • CRN 31135

HLWB 211 – Special Topic: Nutrition Literacy for the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the fundamentals in human nutrition and nutrition literacy in the 21st century. Students will critically evaluate determinants of sustainable diets thereby generating students’ consciousness as global citizens in a challenging ‘food’ future.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from 100-level courses, or by permission of the course coordinator

3/3 • CRN 32049

EDUC 568 – Sport and Physical Activity: Supporting Youth Development

This course critically examines beliefs about the use of sport and physical activity contexts for youth development and the implications for policy and practice. Students will examine contemporary models and evidence based practice in relation to the evaluation of programmes designed to promote positive youth development.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 464, EDUC 564 in 2015-2018

2/3 • CRN 31089

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLWB 505 – Health Promotion Theory and Practice

This course develops students' knowledge in core health promotion approaches and perspectives in relation to the economic, social, cultural and environmental influences on well-being. Students will critically appraise health promotion strategies and issues, design and evaluate interventions, and gain skills for health promotion practice.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 31032

Health Psychology

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, PSYC 122 will be delivered using a combination of online lecture modules, live lectures and a live lab programme accessible remotely or face to face on our Kelburn campus.

15 pts

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include sampling, graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, correlation and simple regression, probability, estimation and hypothesis testing. Note: QUAN 102 CRNs 1482, 5010, 7212 have lectures and tutorials at Kelburn; CRNs 4501, 16016, 32186 are online with tutorials at Kelburn campus. CRNs 17433 and 17434 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 277, STAT 193

1/3 • CRN 4501 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16016 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32186

tut tba

HLWB 209 – Special Topic: Health Technologies and Innovation

Health technologies will massively increase the ability of health care systems to solve health problems and can improve health and wellbeing in communities. At the same time, they offer major challenges and complexities. This course will introduce health technologies that are and will have a major impact in New Zealand and globally. Students do not need to have prior health technology knowledge.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from HLWB 101-110; or INFO 101, 151; or COMP 102, 103

3/3 • CRN 31135

HLWB 211 – Special Topic: Nutrition Literacy for the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the fundamentals in human nutrition and nutrition literacy in the 21st century. Students will critically evaluate determinants of sustainable diets thereby generating students’ consciousness as global citizens in a challenging ‘food’ future.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from 100-level courses, or by permission of the course coordinator

3/3 • CRN 32049

Health Software Development

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include sampling, graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, correlation and simple regression, probability, estimation and hypothesis testing. Note: QUAN 102 CRNs 1482, 5010, 7212 have lectures and tutorials at Kelburn; CRNs 4501, 16016, 32186 are online with tutorials at Kelburn campus. CRNs 17433 and 17434 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 277, STAT 193

1/3 • CRN 4501 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16016 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32186

tut tba

HLWB 209 – Special Topic: Health Technologies and Innovation

Health technologies will massively increase the ability of health care systems to solve health problems and can improve health and wellbeing in communities. At the same time, they offer major challenges and complexities. This course will introduce health technologies that are and will have a major impact in New Zealand and globally. Students do not need to have prior health technology knowledge.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from HLWB 101-110; or INFO 101, 151; or COMP 102, 103

3/3 • CRN 31135

HLWB 211 – Special Topic: Nutrition Literacy for the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the fundamentals in human nutrition and nutrition literacy in the 21st century. Students will critically evaluate determinants of sustainable diets thereby generating students’ consciousness as global citizens in a challenging ‘food’ future.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from 100-level courses, or by permission of the course coordinator

3/3 • CRN 32049

Humanities and Social Sciences

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29011

Industrial Design

See also Design Innovation

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

Information Studies

INFO 520 – The Information Professions

This course explores the role of the information professions in society, focusing on the diverse nature of librarianship/information work and the key issues and trends impacting its development.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10547

INFO 521 – Management in Information Services

Introduces the key concepts of management and organisation theory necessary for the effective management of information services.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10549

INFO 522 – Information Policy Concepts, Issues and Processes

This course explores information policy concepts and issues with which information professionals need to be familiar, including the processes through which information policy and legislation are created in New Zealand, individual policies which influence information creation, access and use and the role of information professionals in information policy development.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 27130

INFO 523 – Information Access and Use

This course covers models of information seeking behaviour and information literacy, and will equip students with the skills to assist users efficiently and effectively to access information in contexts such as libraries, museums, records management systems, and archives.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10553

INFO 525 – Digital Technologies for Information Professionals

A study of the technologies used for creating, storing, and disseminating information, including hardware, software, and virtual and physical environments. The student will use and evaluate technologies for information management.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10557

INFO 527 – Creating and Managing Metadata

An introduction to the theories, standards, and systems used for the storage and retrieval of information. Topics include metadata schemes, standards for record structure and content, and the design principles of databases used for information management and retrieval.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10561

INFO 528 – Research Methods for Information Management Environments

An introduction to the common forms of research for libraries, archives, records centres, and other information management environments; including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research, as well as the evaluation and application of such methods within the discipline.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10564

INFO 530 – Maori Information Sources

An introduction to the range and characteristics of Maori information sources: including oral texts, databases held by organisations such as the Waitangi Tribunal and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, iwi and whakapapa information.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

INFO 533 – Services to Specific Groups

An examination of information-seeking behaviour in specific subject disciplines, such as law or business, or in specific groups within society, such as children and young adults, and the development and marketing of collections and services for these groups.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 18249

INFO 534 – Archival Systems

Theory, systems and strategies for the determination of those records worthy of long-term preservation and their management in the digital age.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10581

INFO 535 – Managing Current Records

Theory, tools and strategies to ensure that records in the digital working environment are created and maintained in accordance with organisational and societal requirements.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10585

INFO 538 – Practicum

A period of work experience in an information service for students with little or no prior relevant work experience. The placement will be subject to protocols and managed through a set of learning objectives, and must be approved by the course coordinator before commencement.

15 pts • (P) 60 500-level INFO pts

1/3 • CRN 11262

2/3 • CRN 11263

3/3 • CRN 11265

INFO 540 – Preservation Management in Libraries and Archives

The principles and practice of information preservation with an emphasis on management of preservation activities in a New Zealand bicultural context. Topics include preservation standards, ethics and policies, conservation solutions for various media, collection assessment and project management.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

INFO 542 – Management of Library Services

The application of management theory to the practice of managing and marketing libraries, emphasising the development and quality control of services development and quality control of services and collections tailored to customer needs.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 11234

INFO 543 – Digital Curation

This course covers long-term preservation issues relating to digital objects, that is, maintaining and adding value to a trusted body of digital information for current and future use.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 18252

INFO 551 – Approved Course of Study

A supervised WISE programme of on-line study approved by the Head of School.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

block dates/3 • CRN 13642

INFO 552 – Approved Course of Study

A supervised WISE programme of on-line study approved by the Head of School.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

block dates/3 • CRN 13643

INFO 560 – Special Topic: Evidence-Based Practice for Information Professionals

This course equips students with an understanding of evidence-based practice in library and information organisations. It aims to provide them with the knowledge required to introduce an evidence-based approach to their professional practice. Students will develop skills to access evidence from a range of available sources, critically evaluate its meaning for their practice and consider its implications for decision making.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 18636

INFO 561 – ST: Indigenous Information Perspectives

The aim of this course is to critically examine the changing role of information in Indigenous societies and how traditional knowledge has been transformed through the impact of new technologies. Students will develop an appreciation for the range of Indigenous perspectives on information-related topics in GLAMR institutions including: intellectual property; data sovereignty; repatriation; knowledge; knowledge organisation and access; research methodologies and digitisation of cultural heritage, which will be analysed using an Indigenous lens.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 19761

INFO 580 – Research Project

A supervised research project on an information management problem. The student will apply one or more established methodologies to collect and analyse data and communicate the results in a written report.

30 pts • (P) INFO 528; (X) INFO 550

1/3 • CRN 11255 • (L6)

1+2/3 • CRN 11250 • (L4)

2/3 • CRN 11254 • (L5)

2+3/3 • CRN 11247 • (L2)

3/3 • CRN 11248 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 11245 • (L1)

Interaction Design

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

IXXN 221 – Web Design I / Hoahoa ā-Ipurangi I

In this course students explore and implement Web design tools and techniques. An emphasis is placed on creative approaches to front-end development, design and scripting techniques.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 points from BDI or BAS Schedules or permission of Head of School

2/3 • CRN 30064 • ^

^ Limited entry course

IXXN 321 – Web Design II / Hoahoa ā-Ipurangi II

In this course students gain a command of Web Design tools and techniques. An emphasis is placed on code-driven approaches to site development and management. Further investigations will include designing with data using scripting/coding techniques. This course first runs in 2020.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level points including IXXN 221

Interior Architecture

See also Architecture and Landscape Architecture

SARC 384 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also reviews a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside design and architecture, plus a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 484

3/3 • CRN 33522

International Relations

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

2/3 • CRN 8676

Italian

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

Japanese

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Landscape Architecture

See also Architecture and Interior Architecture

SARC 384 – Special Topic: Design Thinking Business

This course examines ways that business contributes to architecture and design enterprises. It also reviews a range of ways that creative strategic design-thinking contributes to various business enterprises. The course will look at how this is applied to architecture by looking at essential business concepts, tactics for starting practices and strategies for growing an established enterprise. In business application, it examines design-based concepts around Lean, Agile, Design Thinking and Scrum. The combined learnings will provide graduates with tools to open new business opportunities inside design and architecture, plus a broader set of transferable design-thinking skills to take into other businesses.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level pts from the BAS and BDI schedules; (X) SARC 484

3/3 • CRN 33522

Language and Culture Studies

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

Linguistics

See also Applied Linguistics and TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Monday 4 July to Friday 22 July.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 519 – Special Topic: Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native- English speakers' linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today's globalizing/globalized world.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10636

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Assessment for Learning in the Language Classroom

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning and teaching. The course mainly focuses on classroom-based assessment for formative purposes.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 530 – Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native-English speakers’ linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today’s globalising/globalised world.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519 in 2019-2021

2/3 • CRN 34138 • (L1)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics, applied to students’ individual research interests.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 12,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 20,000 word dissertation. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question in the field of linguistics, applied linguistics or TESOL, leading to a 30,000 word thesis. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

Maori (courses with significant Maori content)

MAOR 222 – Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Māori Language

MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Māori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts

3/3 • CRN 2042

tut tba

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

2/3 • CRN 8676

INFO 523 – Information Access and Use

This course covers models of information seeking behaviour and information literacy, and will equip students with the skills to assist users efficiently and effectively to access information in contexts such as libraries, museums, records management systems, and archives.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10553

INFO 530 – Maori Information Sources

An introduction to the range and characteristics of Maori information sources: including oral texts, databases held by organisations such as the Waitangi Tribunal and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, iwi and whakapapa information.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

Maori Studies

MAOR 126 – Māori Cultural Practices for Professionals

This course prepares students, particularly those in the workforce, to deal with the opportunities and challenges of engaging with the Māori world and Māori stakeholders and communities. It focuses on basic Māori language skills, workplace Treaty issues, and operating appropriately and effectively in the context of a marae or Māori meeting.

20 pts • (X) MAOR 123 or MAOR 125 (2013- 2017)

3/3 • CRN 32043

MAOR 222 – Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Māori Language

MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Māori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts

3/3 • CRN 2042

tut tba

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

2/3 • CRN 8676

Marketing

MARK 101 – Principles of Marketing

An introduction to the study of marketing and its role in developing a strategic customer/client focus within commercial, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Summer CRN 19872 is offered by distance mode.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 8507 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16018 • (L6)

3/3 • CRN 19872

tut tba

MARK 302 – International Marketing

This course applies marketing concepts to the international arena and examines some of the major issues and decisions faced by New Zealand companies and organisations in marketing their goods and services abroad.

15 pts • (P) (MARK 201, 202, 203) or (IBUS 201, pass or concurrent enrolment in 15 IBUS 300-level pts)

1/3 • CRN 19873

tut tba

MARK 315 – Services Marketing

An examination of core principles, concepts and marketing strategies specific to the services sector. The course will explore service processes and delivery, customer loyalty, pricing, communications and capacity by studying businesses in a variety of service industries.

15 pts • (P) MARK 202

1/3 • CRN 25024 • (L2)

Media Design

See also Culture+Context and Industrial Design

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

Media Studies

MDIA 104 – Social and Interactive Media

This fully online course analyses the profound impact of the rise of social media platforms on the media landscape, human communication and our understanding of the world. The course examines how social and interactive media have influenced different domains in society, from identity and privacy, news and politics, self- presentation and celebrity, relationships and wellbeing to social movements and communities. Students will learn to use a range of concepts to evaluate the benefits and limitations of different forms of social and interactive media.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29014

Midwifery

See also Health and Nursing

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 502 – Applied Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is explored in relation to clinical practice and emerging evidence. This course provides a foundation for clinical decisions related to interventions, management and expected health outcomes across the lifespan.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19815

2/3 • CRN 19816

HLTH 513 – Real World Midwifery

This course explores the role of the midwife as it is constructed in contemporary society. In particular it explores the context in which midwifery is practised and in which it attempts to support and promote normal childbirth.

30 pts • (X) MIDW 523

2/3 • CRN 19827

HLTH 514 – Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

This course is designed to develop the skills of systematic history taking, clinical examination and diagnostic reasoning with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal, and neurological, systems. Students work alongside mentors in their clinical practice to develop these skills. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 19828

2/3 • CRN 29042

HLTH 517 – Diagnostics and Therapeutics

This course examines the sensitivity, specificity and utility of commonly used diagnostic testing methods (including the FBC, 12 lead ECG and telemetry monitoring, radiological imaging, and cardio-pulmonary diagnostics). In addition, course modules will explore the assessments of nutrition, infection, and anaemia alongside their associated common therapies. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, HLTH 514 Students must be in direct patient contact

2/3 • CRN 19831

HLTH 518 – Clinical Pharmacology

This course examines principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of safe and quality use of medicines.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502

1/3 • CRN 19832

2/3 • CRN 29043

HLTH 520 – Practice Project

Students negotiate, design, undertake and report on an evidence based project of relevance to their practice area under the supervision of academic and workplace mentors.

30 pts • (P) 60 points from HLTH 501-550; (X) HLTH 551, HLWB 513

2/3 • CRN 19942

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 523 – Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This course will explore the role, place and voice of nurses influencing health and wellbeing at a national and international level. Students will be challenged to articulate their contribution to healthcare and encouraged to think innovatively about healthcare delivery. The course is designed to build professional self-confidence, by cultivating professional identity and professional voice.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31014

HLTH 524 – Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine the issues that arise in leading and managing in the health sector. It will cover leadership and management theories and concepts, organisational development, budgeting and financing processes in health care, planning human resources and managing people, and consider issues relating to cultural safety.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19838

HLTH 526 – Patient Safety and Risk Reduction

This course is designed to develop knowledge related to patient safety within the international health care arena. Research related to adverse events and strategies to improve patient safety and reduce risk provide the key content.

30 pts

3/3 • CRN 19840

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLTH 532 – Midwifery Assessment and Decision-making in Complex Maternity Care

This clinically oriented course is focused on building midwifery assessment and decision-making for complexity in maternity care across the full range of midwifery practice. Clinical contact with childbearing women is required.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

1/3 • CRN 25096

HLTH 533 – Midwifery Practicum in Complex Care

This course integrates theoretical knowledge into practice and extends the midwife's experience, knowledge, skills and practice in complex maternity care.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

2/3 • CRN 26081

HLTH 541 – Advanced Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine leadership and management in the health sector, including strategy development, and monitoring and evaluating organisational performance.

15 pts • (P) HLTH 524 or approved substitute

3/3 • CRN 31052

HLTH 542 – Applied Ethics and Law for Health Professionals

This course will enable health care professionals to develop advanced skills in the interpretation, analysis and application of ethics and law in professional practice.

30 pts

Not offered in 2023

HLTH 543 – Prescribing Practicum

This course will develop prescribing knowledge and skills, drawing on the student’s previous learning in advanced health assessment, diagnostic reasoning/therapeutics and pharmacology. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for registered nurse prescribing authority.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502; At least a B in HLTH 514 & HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 31175

HLTH 544 – Nurse Practitioner Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for Nurse Practitioner students to synthesise and apply all previous Advanced nursing practice learning within the context of Mentored practice. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for Nurse Practitioner registration and prepares them to contribute to Improvements in health outcomes for Maori through an Understanding of key concepts such as policy that supports Equitable health outcomes, Whanau Ora and Maori models of Health.

60 pts • (P) At least a B in each of the following courses: HLTH 514, HLTH 517, HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact (X) HLTH 531;

block dates/3 • CRN 31176

HLTH 550 – Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the newly graduated nurse to practice using the New Zealand quality and safety capability framework to support the provision of safe person-centred care. Graduate nurses will focus on developing professional resilience, confidence in their clinical assessment and reasoning skills including the application of pathophysiology knowledge to clinical decision making as part of the wider healthcare team in order to provide safe, competent and comprehensive care inclusive of family/whānau.

30 pts • (P) Must have gained registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand no more than 12 months before enrolment; (X) HLTH 540 in 2013

block dates/3 • CRN 26043 • (L1)

block dates/3 • CRN 28278 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 26044 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 31012 • (L4)

HLTH 551 – Professional Project

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, execute and complete a project that demonstrates advanced knowledge in a field of professional practice. Students will apply skills acquired during the study programme to solve a practice problem or problems. The outcomes of the project will be presented in a report targeting relevant key stakeholders.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of subject requirement and one of P Part 1 of MNS or Part 1 of MHlth subject requirement; (X) HLTH 520, HLWB 513

2+3/3 • CRN 31015

HLTH 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 26221 • (L1)

HLTH 592 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Nursing

120 pts

full year • CRN 26222

HLTH 593 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Midwifery

120 pts

full year • CRN 26223

HLTH 594 – Thesis for Master of Nursing Science

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to nursing practice and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and makes a contribution to nursing knowledge.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Part 1 of the MNS

full year • CRN 19846

HLTH 596 – Thesis for Master of Health Care

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to health care and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and contributes to knowledge in health practice, education and/or health services.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Parts 1 and 2 of MHC degree

full year • CRN 19847

HLTH 601 – Critical Analysis of a Health Issue

During this course, students complete a critical review of the relevant literature as background to framing the proposed research question(s) and methodological approach for their investigation of the health issue that is the focus of their thesis research, including consideration of the importance of the issue for Māori communities.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 521 (or an approved equivalent)

1/3 • CRN 31043

HLTH 602 – Issues in Professional Contexts

In this course, students develop a detailed understanding of the philosophical and theoretical frameworks and their application to professional contexts that are required for critically examining and addressing professional issues in the health sector, including the importance of Māori worldviews.

30 pts • (C) HLTH 601

2/3 • CRN 31044

MIDW 690 – Midwifery for PhD

For exact school dates, times and venues please refer to the Graduate School's website – www.vuw.ac.nz/nmh.

120 pts

full year • CRN 8812

Modern Language Studies

MAOR 126 – Māori Cultural Practices for Professionals

This course prepares students, particularly those in the workforce, to deal with the opportunities and challenges of engaging with the Māori world and Māori stakeholders and communities. It focuses on basic Māori language skills, workplace Treaty issues, and operating appropriately and effectively in the context of a marae or Māori meeting.

20 pts • (X) MAOR 123 or MAOR 125 (2013- 2017)

3/3 • CRN 32043

SPAN 101 – Introduction to the Spanish Language

This course teaches the basics of the Spanish language through practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. As it is designed for absolute beginners, it may not be taken by students with prior knowledge of the language. This course is offered through different CRNs for face-to-face delivery on Kelburn Campus (CRN 31115) versus blended or mixed-mode offerings (CRNs 31116 and 31209). The blended or mixed-mode offerings are for students who would not otherwise be able to enrol in the course. The three hours of traditional face-to-face lectures are replaced by web-based online material. Students who enrol for this option must attend a special face-to-face tutorial, either in person or via zoom, and complete self-access activities. This option is not intended for students who can attend most of the regular lecture times.

20 pts • (X) prior knowledge as determined by the academic teaching staff in Spanish, and SPAN 111

3/3 • CRN 31116

MAOR 222 – Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Māori Language

MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Māori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts

3/3 • CRN 2042

tut tba

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

2/3 • CRN 8676

Music

MUSC 120 – Popular Music: An Introduction

An introduction to the study of twentieth- and twenty-first-century popular music, integrating case studies of various global popular musics and interdisciplinary discussion of a range of ideas and issues that emerge from their study.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 15572

MUSC 150 – Music in Global Contexts

An introduction to music in world cultures. A survey of examples from the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas that examines music within its cultural context, and an introduction to the study of ethnomusicology.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 15610

MUSC 160 – Introduction to Music Theory and Musicianship

An introduction to fundamental written skills in music and to basic forms used in Western music, including practise in aural perception.

20 pts • (X) MUSC 164, 166

3/3 • CRN 19975

MUSC 237 – Western Art Music 1800–1900: Romanticism and Beyond

An historical and analytical study of nineteenth-century European music.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MUSC 105-150

MUSC 248 – Popular Music Perspectives

Critical study of select popular music traditions, integrating topical case studies and interdisciplinary discussion of related scholarly issues.

20 pts • (P) 60 points

Not offered in 2023

Music Studies

MUSC 120 – Popular Music: An Introduction

An introduction to the study of twentieth- and twenty-first-century popular music, integrating case studies of various global popular musics and interdisciplinary discussion of a range of ideas and issues that emerge from their study.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 15572

MUSC 150 – Music in Global Contexts

An introduction to music in world cultures. A survey of examples from the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas that examines music within its cultural context, and an introduction to the study of ethnomusicology.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 15610

MUSC 160 – Introduction to Music Theory and Musicianship

An introduction to fundamental written skills in music and to basic forms used in Western music, including practise in aural perception.

20 pts • (X) MUSC 164, 166

3/3 • CRN 19975

MUSC 237 – Western Art Music 1800–1900: Romanticism and Beyond

An historical and analytical study of nineteenth-century European music.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MUSC 105-150

MUSC 248 – Popular Music Perspectives

Critical study of select popular music traditions, integrating topical case studies and interdisciplinary discussion of related scholarly issues.

20 pts • (P) 60 points

Not offered in 2023

Nursing

See also Health and Midwifery

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 502 – Applied Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is explored in relation to clinical practice and emerging evidence. This course provides a foundation for clinical decisions related to interventions, management and expected health outcomes across the lifespan.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19815

2/3 • CRN 19816

HLTH 513 – Real World Midwifery

This course explores the role of the midwife as it is constructed in contemporary society. In particular it explores the context in which midwifery is practised and in which it attempts to support and promote normal childbirth.

30 pts • (X) MIDW 523

2/3 • CRN 19827

HLTH 514 – Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

This course is designed to develop the skills of systematic history taking, clinical examination and diagnostic reasoning with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal, and neurological, systems. Students work alongside mentors in their clinical practice to develop these skills. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 19828

2/3 • CRN 29042

HLTH 517 – Diagnostics and Therapeutics

This course examines the sensitivity, specificity and utility of commonly used diagnostic testing methods (including the FBC, 12 lead ECG and telemetry monitoring, radiological imaging, and cardio-pulmonary diagnostics). In addition, course modules will explore the assessments of nutrition, infection, and anaemia alongside their associated common therapies. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, HLTH 514 Students must be in direct patient contact

2/3 • CRN 19831

HLTH 518 – Clinical Pharmacology

This course examines principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of safe and quality use of medicines.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502

1/3 • CRN 19832

2/3 • CRN 29043

HLTH 520 – Practice Project

Students negotiate, design, undertake and report on an evidence based project of relevance to their practice area under the supervision of academic and workplace mentors.

30 pts • (P) 60 points from HLTH 501-550; (X) HLTH 551, HLWB 513

2/3 • CRN 19942

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 523 – Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This course will explore the role, place and voice of nurses influencing health and wellbeing at a national and international level. Students will be challenged to articulate their contribution to healthcare and encouraged to think innovatively about healthcare delivery. The course is designed to build professional self-confidence, by cultivating professional identity and professional voice.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31014

HLTH 524 – Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine the issues that arise in leading and managing in the health sector. It will cover leadership and management theories and concepts, organisational development, budgeting and financing processes in health care, planning human resources and managing people, and consider issues relating to cultural safety.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19838

HLTH 526 – Patient Safety and Risk Reduction

This course is designed to develop knowledge related to patient safety within the international health care arena. Research related to adverse events and strategies to improve patient safety and reduce risk provide the key content.

30 pts

3/3 • CRN 19840

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLTH 532 – Midwifery Assessment and Decision-making in Complex Maternity Care

This clinically oriented course is focused on building midwifery assessment and decision-making for complexity in maternity care across the full range of midwifery practice. Clinical contact with childbearing women is required.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

1/3 • CRN 25096

HLTH 533 – Midwifery Practicum in Complex Care

This course integrates theoretical knowledge into practice and extends the midwife's experience, knowledge, skills and practice in complex maternity care.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

2/3 • CRN 26081

HLTH 541 – Advanced Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine leadership and management in the health sector, including strategy development, and monitoring and evaluating organisational performance.

15 pts • (P) HLTH 524 or approved substitute

3/3 • CRN 31052

HLTH 542 – Applied Ethics and Law for Health Professionals

This course will enable health care professionals to develop advanced skills in the interpretation, analysis and application of ethics and law in professional practice.

30 pts

Not offered in 2023

HLTH 543 – Prescribing Practicum

This course will develop prescribing knowledge and skills, drawing on the student’s previous learning in advanced health assessment, diagnostic reasoning/therapeutics and pharmacology. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for registered nurse prescribing authority.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502; At least a B in HLTH 514 & HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 31175

HLTH 544 – Nurse Practitioner Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for Nurse Practitioner students to synthesise and apply all previous Advanced nursing practice learning within the context of Mentored practice. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for Nurse Practitioner registration and prepares them to contribute to Improvements in health outcomes for Maori through an Understanding of key concepts such as policy that supports Equitable health outcomes, Whanau Ora and Maori models of Health.

60 pts • (P) At least a B in each of the following courses: HLTH 514, HLTH 517, HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact (X) HLTH 531;

block dates/3 • CRN 31176

HLTH 550 – Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the newly graduated nurse to practice using the New Zealand quality and safety capability framework to support the provision of safe person-centred care. Graduate nurses will focus on developing professional resilience, confidence in their clinical assessment and reasoning skills including the application of pathophysiology knowledge to clinical decision making as part of the wider healthcare team in order to provide safe, competent and comprehensive care inclusive of family/whānau.

30 pts • (P) Must have gained registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand no more than 12 months before enrolment; (X) HLTH 540 in 2013

block dates/3 • CRN 26043 • (L1)

block dates/3 • CRN 28278 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 26044 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 31012 • (L4)

HLTH 551 – Professional Project

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, execute and complete a project that demonstrates advanced knowledge in a field of professional practice. Students will apply skills acquired during the study programme to solve a practice problem or problems. The outcomes of the project will be presented in a report targeting relevant key stakeholders.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of subject requirement and one of P Part 1 of MNS or Part 1 of MHlth subject requirement; (X) HLTH 520, HLWB 513

2+3/3 • CRN 31015

HLTH 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 26221 • (L1)

HLTH 592 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Nursing

120 pts

full year • CRN 26222

HLTH 593 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Midwifery

120 pts

full year • CRN 26223

HLTH 594 – Thesis for Master of Nursing Science

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to nursing practice and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and makes a contribution to nursing knowledge.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Part 1 of the MNS

full year • CRN 19846

HLTH 596 – Thesis for Master of Health Care

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to health care and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and contributes to knowledge in health practice, education and/or health services.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Parts 1 and 2 of MHC degree

full year • CRN 19847

HLTH 601 – Critical Analysis of a Health Issue

During this course, students complete a critical review of the relevant literature as background to framing the proposed research question(s) and methodological approach for their investigation of the health issue that is the focus of their thesis research, including consideration of the importance of the issue for Māori communities.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 521 (or an approved equivalent)

1/3 • CRN 31043

HLTH 602 – Issues in Professional Contexts

In this course, students develop a detailed understanding of the philosophical and theoretical frameworks and their application to professional contexts that are required for critically examining and addressing professional issues in the health sector, including the importance of Māori worldviews.

30 pts • (C) HLTH 601

2/3 • CRN 31044

NURS 690 – Nursing for PhD

For exact school dates, times and venues please refer to the Graduate School's website – www.vuw.ac.nz/nmh.

120 pts

full year • CRN 932

Philosophy

See also Logic and Computation

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29011

Political Science

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

2/3 • CRN 8676

2/3 • CRN 8676

Political Science and International Relations

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include sampling, graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, correlation and simple regression, probability, estimation and hypothesis testing. Note: QUAN 102 CRNs 1482, 5010, 7212 have lectures and tutorials at Kelburn; CRNs 4501, 16016, 32186 are online with tutorials at Kelburn campus. CRNs 17433 and 17434 are for Vietnam-based students only.

15 pts • (X) MATH 277, STAT 193

1/3 • CRN 4501 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 16016 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32186

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HLWB 209 – Special Topic: Health Technologies and Innovation

Health technologies will massively increase the ability of health care systems to solve health problems and can improve health and wellbeing in communities. At the same time, they offer major challenges and complexities. This course will introduce health technologies that are and will have a major impact in New Zealand and globally. Students do not need to have prior health technology knowledge.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from HLWB 101-110; or INFO 101, 151; or COMP 102, 103

3/3 • CRN 31135

HLWB 211 – Special Topic: Nutrition Literacy for the 21st Century

This course introduces students to the fundamentals in human nutrition and nutrition literacy in the 21st century. Students will critically evaluate determinants of sustainable diets thereby generating students’ consciousness as global citizens in a challenging ‘food’ future.

15 pts • (P) 30 pts from 100-level courses, or by permission of the course coordinator

3/3 • CRN 32049

Psychology

PSYC 101 – Popular Psychology

PSYC 101 is an introduction to the field of psychology, bringing a scientific perspective to issues including topics that are covered in the media, as well as enduring myths about human and animal behaviour. The course is taught entirely online.

15 pts • (X) PSYC 232 or 242.

2/3 • CRN 32261

3/3 • CRN 9578

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, PSYC 122 will be delivered using a combination of online lecture modules, live lectures and a live lab programme accessible remotely or face to face on our Kelburn campus.

15 pts

FPSY 401 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 1

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27051 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27157 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 402 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 2

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27052 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27158 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 403 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship

This course provides students with an opportunity to spend 2 trimesters working on a special project or taking part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency that undertakes forensic psychology-related work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

30 pts • (P) permission of Head of School (X) FPSY 401, 402

1+2/3 • CRN 27053 • ^

^ Limited entry course

Religious Studies

RELI 114 – Religious Troublemakers

From Gandhi to Kate Sheppard to Martin Luther King, radical leaders have been inspired by their faith to challenge social and ethical norms. In doing so, they have sparked controversy and ignited mass movements with extraordinary results. We explore influential figures whose charisma, teaching and imagination have changed the world.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 32145

RELI 226 – Psychology of Religion

This course provides an introduction to the psychology of religion. Many people identify with religious groups or traditions and claim to have religious or spiritual experiences. This course explores how contemporary psychology research sheds light on human religiosity. Topics include: the development of religion in children, the relationship between religion and morality, rituals, altered states of consciousness, and religion and identity.

20 pts • (P) 20 RELI pts or 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule or 30 PSYC pts; (X) RELI 310

3/3 • CRN 10402

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RELI 310 – Special Topic: Psychology of Religion

This course provides an introduction to the psychology of religion. Many people identify with religious groups or traditions and claim to have religious or spiritual experiences. This course explores how contemporary psychology research sheds light on human religiosity. Topics include: the development of religion in children, the relationship between religion and morality, rituals, altered states of consciousness, and religion and identity.

20 pts • (P) 40 200-level points from Part A of the BA Schedule or 30 200-level PSYC points; (X) RELI 226

3/3 • CRN 8669

Science

SCIE 102 – Special Topic: Wonders of the Universe (from stars to smartphones to everything in between)

This course examines the physics embedded within modern life. Students will select modules from a variety of topics and gain an understanding of the key physics concepts that are relevant to understanding the world around them and the devices on which we rely.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 28219

SCIE 103 – Special Topic: The Molecular Science of Everyday Life

Explore the molecular basis of human health and everyday life. You will learn about atomic and molecular structure and how this relates to the function of blood. Topics include electrolytes and osmolarity, blood group determinants, gas transport, blood pH, the molecules and chemistry of blood tests, and metabolic imbalances that lead to diseases that are commonly screened for using blood. This course is designed to support students from a range of backgrounds, including the health sciences. No previous chemistry experience needed. This course can be taken fully online, although in-person workshop sessions will be provided to assist with student learning.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28220

Science in Society

SCIS 101 – Science in Everyday Life

In this fully online course, students will learn from a range of experts across and beyond the university about science relevant to everyday life. Five modules cover topics such as pain, big data and weather. Gain an understanding of the science underpinning these topics, how they are discussed and represented in the media, and how they relate to our identities, political contexts, and experience of the world.

15 pts • (X) SCIE 101 in 2015-2017

1/3 • CRN 30113

3/3 • CRN 30114

SCIS 211 – Contemporary Issues in Science, Environment and Technology

This course presents a broad range of contemporary scientific, environmental and technological issues. Modules focus on such topics as climate change, conservation, environmental management, genetic modification and neuroscience technology. This online course encourages the development of scientific literacy and consideration of science within a wider societal context.

15 pts • (P) 60 100-level points (X) SCIE 201 in 2011-2012; SCIE 211 in 2013-2017

1/3 • CRN 31016

3/3 • CRN 30116

SCIS 212 – Energy, Society and the Future

This course overviews different energy sources, past, present (including thermal, gravity and fluid, and solar) and future, and examines associated scientific, environmental, economic and social issues including issues specific to New Zealand and Māori. On completion, students will be able to assess energy-related issues and arguments with reference to sound scientific and historical information.

15 pts • (P) 60 100-level points (X) SCIE 201 in 2013-2015; SCIE 212 in 2016-2017

2/3 • CRN 30118

SCIS 313 – Antarctic Science and Culture

This online course, featuring lectures filmed onsite in Antarctica, examines contemporary Antarctic research and places it in a wider scientific, historical, political, social and cultural context.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level points

2/3 • CRN 30130

SCIS 315 – Historical Issues in Science, Environment and Technology

This course explores a broad range of historical scientific, environmental and technological issues through the 19th and 20th centuries, mainly in Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider Asia-Pacific region. It uses methodologies from history of science and environmental history. Topics covered may include conservation and ecology, health and disease, mātauranga Māori, agriculture, genetic modification, human responses to climate and climate change, pest management and invasive species, and science in gardens and museums. On completion, students will be able to critically examine historical issues and better understand the historical background to contemporary issues.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level pts (X) SCIS 301 in 2018–2020

Second Language Education

See also Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, English as a Second Language, and TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Monday 4 July to Friday 22 July.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Assessment for Learning in the Language Classroom

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning and teaching. The course mainly focuses on classroom-based assessment for formative purposes.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 530 – Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native-English speakers’ linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today’s globalising/globalised world.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519 in 2019-2021

2/3 • CRN 34138 • (L1)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics, applied to students’ individual research interests.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

Secondary School Leadership

MSSL 507 – Decolonising schools through leadership

This course deepens critical thinking regarding how culture and ethnicity are constructed in New Zealand schools. Participants will have opportunities to reflect on how issues of race and colonialism underpin New Zealand society and the school system, and to develop leadership approaches that challenge cultural bias and structural racism in the workplace.

15 pts

MSSL 508 – Research Project

A research project in a selected area of secondary school leadership.

60 pts

1+2+3/3 • CRN 27293

2+3+1/3 • CRN 27027

Social Policy

SACS 201 – Methods in Social and Cultural Research

A multi-disciplinary survey of key methodological approaches and methods employed by social science researchers. The course includes critical discussion of the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative and quantitative approaches, ethics and the practice of social and cultural research. This course is also able to be taken towards a major in SOSC or a minor in SPOL.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule.

3/3 • CRN 23025

3/3 • CRN 23025

Sociology

See also Social Policy and Social Science Research

SACS 201 – Methods in Social and Cultural Research

A multi-disciplinary survey of key methodological approaches and methods employed by social science researchers. The course includes critical discussion of the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative and quantitative approaches, ethics and the practice of social and cultural research. This course is also able to be taken towards a major in SOSC or a minor in SPOL.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule.

Spanish

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

SPAN 101 – Introduction to the Spanish Language

This course teaches the basics of the Spanish language through practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. As it is designed for absolute beginners, it may not be taken by students with prior knowledge of the language. This course is offered through different CRNs for face-to-face delivery on Kelburn Campus (CRN 31115) versus blended or mixed-mode offerings (CRNs 31116 and 31209). The blended or mixed-mode offerings are for students who would not otherwise be able to enrol in the course. The three hours of traditional face-to-face lectures are replaced by web-based online material. Students who enrol for this option must attend a special face-to-face tutorial, either in person or via zoom, and complete self-access activities. This option is not intended for students who can attend most of the regular lecture times.

20 pts • (X) prior knowledge as determined by the academic teaching staff in Spanish, and SPAN 111

3/3 • CRN 31116

Statistics

STAT 581 – Statistical Practicum

This course enables students to gain professional work experience in the application of statistics. Each student is supervised by a host organisation involved in statistical consulting or statistical applications in the public or private sectors. The placement allows students to develop teamwork and communication skills in the real world.

30 pts • (P) 60 approved OPRE, STAT or STOR pts at 400-level or above

1/3 • CRN 28423

2/3 • CRN 28424

3/3 • CRN 27154

1/3 • CRN 28423

2/3 • CRN 28424

3/3 • CRN 27154

Statistics and Operations Research

See also Statistics and Operations Research

STAT 581 – Statistical Practicum

This course enables students to gain professional work experience in the application of statistics. Each student is supervised by a host organisation involved in statistical consulting or statistical applications in the public or private sectors. The placement allows students to develop teamwork and communication skills in the real world.

30 pts • (P) 60 approved OPRE, STAT or STOR pts at 400-level or above

Teaching

TCHG 216 – Facilitating Curriculum to Support Children's Learning

A second year course that enables students to facilitate curriculum in order to support children's learning within early childhood settings in Aotearoa New Zealand. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 116, 117; (C) TCHG 211, 212, 213, 214, 218 (X) EPSY 211

1/3 • CRN 34157

TCHG 315 – Akopai: Professional Practice 1

In this course, student teachers are introduced to Te Waharoa as the programme’s vision for Te Tiriti-led transformative education and to the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Code and Standards as the expectations for the teaching profession. They are introduced to a range of language learning strategies to support their development of proficiency in te reo Māori. During the teaching experience located in this course, they explore and apply models and frameworks for critical situational analysis of teaching and learning contexts and develop adaptive expertise as developing teachers. Corequisite are programme dependent: For GDipTchg(ECE) TCHG 317, 318 For GDipTchg (Primary) TCHG 325, 326 For GDipTchg (Secondary) two of (TCHG 329, 332, 335)

15 pts

part year/3 • CRN 33365 • (L1)

TCHG 316 – Akopai: Professional Practice 2

Through the perspective of tangata Tiriti, student teachers develop an understanding of their professional responsibilities to education for Pacific peoples. They refine their practice during teaching experience as they develop their independence, adaptive expertise and ability to cope with increasing complexity in learning and teaching situations. They also consider their ongoing professional commitments and roles as advocates in light of Te Waharoa and the Teaching Council of Aotearoa’s Code and Standards. Corequisites are programme dependent: For GDipTchg (ECE) C TCHG 319, 324 For GDipTchg (Primary) C TCHG 327, 328 For GDipTchg (Secondary) C Two of (TCHG 333, 334, 381)

15 pts

part year/3 • CRN 33367 • (L2)

1/3 • CRN 34061 • (L3)

TCHG 317 – Ako: Relational curriculum

In this course, student teachers critically examine notions of curriculum, play and pedagogical practices in early childhood education settings along with theories of learning and development and principles of educational observation and how these relate to teaching and learning. Student teachers build understandings of Mātauranga Iwi in relation to curriculum, pedagogy and play, to conceptualise and contribute to learning focused cultures within early childhood education learning and teaching contexts. They demonstrate comprehension of design for learning as they intentionally enact and articulate their use of relational and culturally sustaining pedagogies in their teaching practice.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, 318

part year/3 • CRN 33368

TCHG 318 – Te Puna o te Kī: Exploring the 100 languages of Children

In this course, student teachers critically examine how infants, toddlers and young children make meaning and begin to represent their understandings of their world through engagement in visual art, literature, language, literacy, music, movement, dance and drama. Infants, toddlers and young children’s exploration of their cultures, identities and languages, and teachers’ responsibilities in affirming and supporting such exploration, are key considerations in the course. Student teachers consider how to enhance infants, toddlers and young children’s creativity, experimentation and problem-solving across multiple modalities and, for children aged two years and older, in the digital learning environment.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, 317

part year/3 • CRN 33369

TCHG 319 – Te Ao Tūroa: Exploring and knowing the world

In this course, student teachers critically examine effective practices for teaching mathematics, sciences and technology to infants, toddlers and young children. They intentionally draw on pedagogical practices to enhance infants, toddlers and young children’s experimentation, thinking and problem-solving in these learning areas. They critically reflect on their professional relationships with children and whānau, with a focus on Pacific learners in relation to these learning areas. They consider the social, cultural and sustainability values that underpin these learning areas and their teaching and assessment practices.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315 (C) TCHG 316, 324

part year/3 • CRN 33370

TCHG 324 – Te Puna o te Hau: Understanding assessment

In this course, student teachers critically examine the use of educational assessment to enhance infants’, toddlers’ and young children’s wellbeing and learning in early childhood care and education settings including those children with additional learning needs. They demonstrate increasing confidence in working with parents and whānau and in drawing on research, theory and assessment information to support infants’, toddlers’ and young children’s successful transition into and within early childhood settings and to school.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315 (C) TCHG 316, 319

part year/3 • CRN 33371

TCHG 325 – Te Kahu o te Ao: Primary learning design 1

In this course, student teachers critically examine the nature and purposes of Mathematics and two additional learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum. Student teachers explore relational practices, human development and theories of learning as they establish learning-focussed cultures for curriculum learning and teaching. They contextualise Mātauranga-a-iwi within these learning areas. Through the enactment of learning and teaching plans, they demonstrate their understanding of design for learning.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, 326

part year/3 • CRN 33373 • (L1)

TCHG 326 – Te Kahu o te Ao: Primary learning design 2

In this course, student teachers critically examine the nature and purposes of English and two additional curriculum areas not studied in TCHG 325. They explore relational practices, human development and theories of learning as they establish learning-focussed cultures for curriculum learning and teaching. Student teachers learn how to utilise digital learning environments as they relate to these learning areas. Through the enactment of learning and teaching plans, they demonstrate their understanding of design for learning.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, 325

part year/3 • CRN 33375 • (L1)

TCHG 327 – Te Kahu o te Ao: Primary learning design 3

In this course, student teachers critically examine the nature and purposes of three learning areas not studied in TCHG 325 and 326 and continue their study of Mathematics. They contextualise principles and practices of inclusive education within these learning areas, with a particular focus on students with additional learning needs With a continued focus of design for learning, student teachers deepen their understanding of assessment practices. They draw on their teaching experiences to compare learning environments and critically reflect on professional relationships, including as they relate to curriculum learning and teaching.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315 (C) TCHG 316, 328

part year/3 • CRN 33377 • (L1)

TCHG 328 – Te Kahu o te Ao: Primary learning design 4

In this course, student teachers critically examine the nature and purposes of three learning areas not studied in TCHG 325, 326 and 327 and continue their study of English. They contextualise education for Pacific peoples within these learning areas and explore the contribution of these learning areas to addressing wider social and environmental issues. With a continued focus of design for for learning, student teachers deepen their understanding of assessment practices. They critically reflect on professional relationships, including as they relate to curriculum learning and teaching.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315 (C) TCHG 316, 327

part year/3 • CRN 33379 • (L1)

TCHG 329 – Te Puna Whakaako: Secondary learning design 1

In this course, student teachers critically examine the nature and purposes of a specialist teaching subject. They contextualise Mātauranga-a-iwi within the specialist subject area. They explore relational practices, human development and theories of learning as they establish learning-focussed cultures for curriculum learning and teaching. Through the enactment of learning and teaching plans, they demonstrate their understanding of design for learning.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, and one of (TCHG 332 and 335)

part year/3 • CRN 33381 • (L1)

TCHG 332 – Te Puna Matahiko: Secondary learning design 2

In this course, student teachers critically examine the nature and purposes of a specialist teaching subject. Student teachers develop professional digital competence related to their teaching practice. They also explore relational practices, human development and theories of learning as they establish learning-focussed cultures for curriculum learning and teaching. Through the enactment of learning and teaching plans, they demonstrate their understanding of design for learning.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, and one of (TCHG 329 and 335)

part year/3 • CRN 33383 • (L2)

TCHG 333 – Te Puna Whai Wāhi ki te Ao: Secondary learning design 3

In this course, student teachers deepen their critical examination of the nature and purposes of a specialist teaching subject. They contextualise principles and practices of inclusive education within the learning area, with a focus on students with additional learning needs. With a continued focus of design for learning, student teachers deepen their understanding of assessment assessment practices. They critically reflect on professional relationships, including as they relate to curriculum learning and teaching.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315, 329 (C) TCHG 316, and one of (TCHG 334 and 381)

part year/3 • CRN 33385 • (L2)

TCHG 334 – Te Puna Tagata Pasifika: Secondary learning design 4

In this course, student teachers deepen their critical examination of the nature and purposes of a specialist teaching subject. They contextualise education for Pacific peoples within the teaching subject and explore the contribution of the subject to addressing wider social and environmental issues. With a continued focus of design for learning, student teachers deepen their understanding of assessment practices. They critically reflect on professional relationships, including as they relate to curriculum learning and teaching.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315, 332 (C) TCHG 316, and one of (TCHG 333 and 381)

part year/3 • CRN 33388 • (L2)

TCHG 335 – Te Puna Aronui: Secondary learning design for single subject specialists 1

This course is for those who have only one specialist teaching subject. Student teachers focus on current challenges facing the teaching profession. They also explore relational practices, human development and theories of learning as they establish learning-focussed cultures for curriculum learning and teaching. Student teachers contextualise Mātauranga-a-iwi within the specialist subject area and develop professional digital competence as related to their teaching practice. Through the enactment of learning and teaching plans, they demonstrate their understanding of design for learning.

30 pts • (C) TCHG 315, and one of (TCHG 329 and 332)

part year/3 • CRN 33390 • (L2)

TCHG 381 – Te Puna Aronui: Secondary learning design for single subject specialists 2

This course is for student teachers who have only one specialist teaching subject. Student teachers research a current challenge facing the teaching profession. They contextualise principles and practices of inclusive education (with a focus on students with additional learning needs) and education for Pacific peoples within their teaching subject. They explore the contribution of the subject to addressing wider social and environmental issues and, with a continued focus of design for learning, student teachers deepen their understanding of assessment practices. They critically reflect on professional relationships, including as they relate to curriculum learning and teaching.

30 pts • (P) TCHG 315, 335 (C) TCHG 316 and one of (TCHG 333 and 334)

part year/3 • CRN 33392 • (L2)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

See also TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Monday 4 July to Friday 22 July.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 519 – Special Topic: Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native- English speakers' linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today's globalizing/globalized world.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10636

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Assessment for Learning in the Language Classroom

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning and teaching. The course mainly focuses on classroom-based assessment for formative purposes.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 530 – Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native-English speakers’ linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today’s globalising/globalised world.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519 in 2019-2021

2/3 • CRN 34138 • (L1)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics, applied to students’ individual research interests.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 12,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 20,000 word dissertation. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question in the field of linguistics, applied linguistics or TESOL, leading to a 30,000 word thesis. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

TESOL

See also Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English as a Second Language, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Monday 4 July to Friday 22 July.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 519 – Special Topic: Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native- English speakers' linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today's globalizing/globalized world.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10636

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Assessment for Learning in the Language Classroom

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning and teaching. The course mainly focuses on classroom-based assessment for formative purposes.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 530 – Teaching English as an International Language

The changing sociolinguistic landscape of English has led to a paradigm shift in the Applied Linguistics discipline, calling for a critical re-assessment of ELT assumptions and practices that have been traditionally oriented toward native-English speakers’ linguistic norms and practices. This course engages students in exploring the recent sociolinguistic development of the English language in various international contexts, and its implications for teaching English in today’s globalising/globalised world.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519 in 2019-2021

2/3 • CRN 34138 • (L1)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2023

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics, applied to students’ individual research interests.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Studies

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 6,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 12,000 word report. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from course work in the MLing, MTESOL or MAppLing programme, leading to a 20,000 word dissertation. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question in the field of linguistics, applied linguistics or TESOL, leading to a 30,000 word thesis. Permission of the Programme Director must be obtained before enrolling in this course.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

Workplace Health and Safety

HLWB 507 – Principles of Health and Safety Management

This course will provide advanced knowledge of management systems, organisational culture, and the integration of legal, regulatory and societal factors in the context of health and safety management.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31034

HLWB 508 – Human and Biological Factors in Workplace Health and Safety

This course applies principles of human function and considers the application of cognitive and behavioural psychology to workplace health and safety practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31035

HLWB 509 – Identification, Assessment and Control of Hazards and Risks

This course provides advanced knowledge about practice and performance in workplace health and safety risk management.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31036

HLWB 510 – Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene

This course will provide advanced knowledge of the principles and practice of work related health – health protection, health promotion and wellbeing. It provides knowledge and understanding of the main work-related health hazards, and the practices to recognise, assess, control and monitor risks.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31037

HLWB 511 – Health and Safety Management and Leadership

This course provides insights into organisational behaviour, structures, functions, roles and responsibilities and accountabilities. The approach to workplace health and safety strategies is discussed. The principles of effective project management and human resource management are also covered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31038

HLWB 512 – Professional Role and Functioning

This course provides advanced knowledge about the role and function of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. The professional role and ethical framework for the workplace health and safety professional is described. Theories of communication and fostering teamwork are also explored.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31039

Writing (Academic and Professional)

See also Creative Writing

WRIT 101 – Writing at University

This course develops the academic writing skills of students from all university disciplines. Students practise techniques for generating research questions and for drafting and revising essays and reports, based on individual feedback from tutor and peers, prior to assessment. Research and referencing abilities are taught to help writers meet the expectations of university audiences. In trimester 1 CRN 19702 will be offered as an online option. In trimester 2 CRN 15115 will be offered as an online option. In trimester 3 CRN 19720 will be the online option.

20 pts

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WRIT 151 – Writing in English as a Second Language

This course is designed to improve the writing of students for whom English is a second or other language. During the course, students practise techniques for generating, drafting and revising writing for a range of purposes, with an emphasis on addressing problems faced by second language writers. The course comprises three hours of workshop attendance per week. In trimester 2 CRN 26018 will be offered as a distance-only option. In trimester 3 CRN 28122 will be offered as a distance-only option.

20 pts • (X) WRIT 101

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