Population Studies and Demography Subject regulations

Population Studies cover a broad range of subjects including health, economics, geography and demography. It concerns the study of populations across such themes as ageing, social policy, fertility, mortality, migration, families and households, health equity, labour force and income and ethnicity. Within this broad group, demography is specifically concerned with the advanced, empirical analysis of population structure and trends. An important element is the application to social, economic environment and other areas of policy formulation and monitoring.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Population Studies and Demography papers

500 Level 800 Level 900 Level
Code and paper title Points
ALPSS590 Directed Study right arrow

This paper allows students from the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences to undertake research on a specific topic related to their...

30 24X (Hamilton)
ALPSS591 Research Project right arrow

A research report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical or practice-led investigation (up to 12,500 words maximum).

30 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
ALPSS592 Dissertation right arrow

A research report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical or practice-led investigation (up to 25,000 words maximum).

60 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
GEOGY520 Human Dimensions of Environmental Change right arrow

This paper examines the increasing risks imposed on human communities by global environmental change. The paper establishes a platform for the...

30 24B (Hamilton)
GEOGY558 Applied Geographic Information Systems for Research and Planning right arrow

GIS is used widely in a range of industries and government agencies, and graduates competent in GIS are sort after for employment. This paper is...

15 24A (Hamilton)
MAORI571 Decolonising Theory and Indigenous Studies right arrow

A seminar programme on indigenous consciousness, knowledge, values and ethics and their applications to contemporary issues such as research ethics...

30 24B (Online)
PACIS500 Critical Pacific Studies right arrow

This paper provides an opportunity to critically engage the foundational ideas, texts, theoretical work, methods and perspectives of Pacific studies...

30 24B (Hamilton)
POLSC501 Policy Analysis: Theory and Practice right arrow

This paper introduces students to the fundamentals of policy analysis, and develops skills for higher-level research in public policy. A key focus is...

30 24A (Hamilton)
POPST500 Official Social Statistics right arrow

This paper provides an overview of key areas of Official Statistics. Topics covered include data sources; legal and ethical framework of official...

15 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online)
POPST501 Population Health and Equity right arrow

This paper explores population health in Aotearoa/New Zealand and internationally, emphasising the broader determinants of wellbeing and equity. It...

30 No occurrences
POPST507 Family and Whānau Demography right arrow

This paper introduces students to key theories and contemporary debates in the field of family demography. Particular emphasis will be placed on...

30 No occurrences
POPST509 Research Methods for Population Analysis right arrow

This paper provides students with hands-on experience conducting population research, working with real world data to analyse to investigate...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online)
POPST593 Population Studies and Demography Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research on a demographic or population studies topic.

90 24X (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
POPST800 Population Studies and Demography MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
POPST900 Population Studies and Demography PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton)

2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 25 May 2024 01:00am