Faculty of Science

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for SCIE 201 in 2015.

SCIE-201 – Special Topic: Energy, Society and the Future

Points:15Prerequisites:60 pts
School:Chemical & Physical SciencesRestrictions:None

This course overviews different energy sources, past, present (including thermal, gravity & fluid, and solar) and examines associated scientific, environmental and social issues. On completion, students will be able to assess energy-related issues and arguments with reference to sound scientific and historical information. This is a fully online course. Contact rebecca.priestley@vuw.ac.nz for further details.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $797.10     international $3,419.10


Internal assessment 100%

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
25133 13 Jul – 15 Nov 2015tba [Distance (NZ)] Rebecca Priestley