Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022

 
Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
Undergrad
Prospectus
2022
Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
Things grow when the
conditions are right.
It’s true for industry, agriculture
and it’s most certainly true for
people. At Lincoln University, helping
you grow is what we are all about.
And we encourage you to do it your
way, with diverse learning that fits
your ambitions in an environment
that allows you to flourish.
We partner you with industry to
prepare you for the real world and to
plant the seeds of a rewarding future.
So when the time comes, you’re
ready to go out there and grow the
future for yourself and others.
Welcome to Lincoln University.
A place to grow.
Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
Welcome
                                                        Kia ora koutou.
                                                        Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai.
                                                        Welcome to Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki, where we are
                                                        proud to help grow your future.
                                                        As the longest running agriculturally based university
                                                        in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University's story
                                                        begins with farming but it certainly doesn’t end there. As
                                                        New Zealand’s economy has diversified so have we. What
                                                        we are interested in growing is people.
                                                        Now more than ever, we are enabling our students to
                                                        grow to meet urgent industry demands in areas such as
                                                        food, fibre, sustainability, agribusiness and more.
                                                        At Lincoln, we offer great learning and growth through
                                                        powerful applied research, the cultivation of deep
                                                        industry collaborations, global connections and world-
                                                        class learning environments and teaching.
                                                        As a Lincoln graduate you’ll arrive at your career
                                                        globally connected, forward thinking and ready to shape
                                                        tomorrow.
                                                        Lincoln is a safe haven that provides students with a
                                                        wealth of opportunities to develop leading-edge skills
                                                        here and in the real world. Just as importantly, you
                                                        will become part of a thriving and inclusive student
                                                        community, forging friendships that will last a lifetime.
                                                        It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Lincoln
                                                        University and this exciting new chapter of your life.
                                                        We truly look forward to helping you grow.
                                                        Ngā mihi nui

                                                        Professor Bruce McKenzie
                                                        Acting Vice-Chancellor, Lincoln University

ii   Lincoln University — Welcome   www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                                iii
Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
Ka tipu, ka re                      a, ka whanake
ake te rākau                        mātauraka
Ko tōna pakia                       ka,
he waewae ha                        ere
Ko tōna kaup                        apa,
he takata ora
Nau mai, ki Te                      Whare
Wānaka o Aor                        aki                 Plant, nurture and grow the tree of knowledge
                                                        Whose roots allow it to move freely
                                                        Whose purpose is to support healthy people

iv   Lincoln University — Welcome   www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                   v
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Why Lincoln                                          01
     A place like no other: Christchurch and Canterbury   02
     Lincoln campus                                       04
     Life’s good at Lincoln                               06
     Great futures grow at Lincoln                        08
     Lincoln at a glance                                  10
     Key dates                                             11

     Student Support                                      12
     Lincoln University Students’ Association (LUSA)      14
     Māori and Pasifika student support                   16
     Your link to the world: LincOE overseas exchange     17
     Support Services                                     18

     Areas of Specialisation                              20
     Agriculture, Horticulture & Viticulture              22
     Business                                             23
     Environment                                          24
     Food, Wine & Beer                                    25
     Landscape Architecture                               26
     Property & Valuation                                 27
     Science                                              28
     Sport & Recreation                                   29
     Tourism                                              30
     English Language                                     32
     Accelerated Degree Pathways                          33

     Programmes                                           34

     International Students                               40

     Accommodation                                        44
     Welcome home                                         46
     Accommodation at Lincoln                             48
     Accommodation A–Z                                    52
     Budgeting and applying                               54
     Accommodation overview                               55

     Practical Information                                56
     Practical work                                       59
     Am I eligible for Lincoln?                           60
     Costs and scholarships                               62
     It starts with a plan: planning your degree          64
     Best preparation for study                           66
     How to apply and enrol                               69
     Campus Map                                           70
     Contacts and campus tours                            72

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Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
Why Lincoln?
Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
A place like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              KAIKOURA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6

no other                                                                                                                                                                           7   HANMER
                                                                                                                                                                                       SPRINGS

Welcome to Canterbury.
Our campus is located in Lincoln township,                                                                                                                                                CULVERDEN

a thriving village on the Canterbury Plains.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          CHEVIOT
Lincoln is small and friendly, boasting local
pubs, great cafés and eateries, shops and
even its own farmers and craft market.                                                                    ARTHUR’S PASS                                                                                   SH1

The Canterbury region offers a plethora of
attractions, activities and natural wonders,
from snowy mountains and wide-open
plains to the stunning coastline.                                                                     8

And when you feel like a weekend on the
                                                                                                                                                                      5
slopes, it’s less than two hours’ drive to
the nearest ski field.

                                                                                                                                                     RANGIORA

                                                                                                                                                        KAIAPOI

          Christchurch CBD – Hagley Park,
     1    Botanical Gardens
                                                                                                                                       WAIMAKARIRI
                                                                                                                                          RIVER

                                                                                                                                DARFIELD
     2    Christchurch International Airport                                                                                                             2                    4
                                                                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                                                                      PORT
     3    Adventure Park                                                                  9                                                                       3
                                                                                                                                                                      HILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                  SUMNER

                                                                                                      METHVEN                      ROLLESTON
          Beaches – Brighton, Sumner,
     4    Taylors Mistake                                                                                           RAKAIA                       LINCOLN
                                                                                                                     RIVER                      UNIVERSITY
                                                                                                                                                                                BANKS
     5    Wineries                                                                                                                                                            PENINSULA

     6    Surfing Kaikoura area
                                                                                                                                                                                                 AKAROA
                                                                                                                          SH1
                                                          AORAKI
     7    Hanmer hot pools and ski field                  MT COOK

                                                                                                 TIMARU
          Skifields – Porters, Cheeseman,
     8    Broken River, Craigieburn, Temple Basin,
          Mt Olympus                                                 10

     9    Mt Hutt Skifield                                          TEKAPO

     10   Tekapo hot pools

     11   Ohau Skifield
                                                                                                                                               Get amongst it in Christchurch.                        Christchurch has more boutique
                                                                                                                                                                                                      stores than you can throw a
                                                                                                                                               Welcome to a city fast becoming
                                                                                                                                                                                                      designer t-shirt at.
                                                                                                                                               one of the world’s most modern
                                                     11
                                                                                                                                               and sustainable. Christchurch is                       And when you fancy hitting the
                                                                                                                                               fantastic for students, as it offers                   town, there are new bars, clubs
                                                                             OAMARU
                                                                                                                                               culture, energy and fun in spades.                     and restaurants everywhere.
                                                                                                                                               Looking for adventure? Get out to                      Wherever you are in this amazing
                                                                                                                                               the Port Hills and onto the ziplines,                  region there’s so much to do and
                                                                                                                                               bike trails and chairlifts. Or maybe                   see, and it’s a great place for a
                                                                                                                                               you’ve been hitting the books hard                     student to call home.
                                                                                                                                               and earned some retail therapy.

02        Lincoln University — Why Lincoln?                                       www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                                                                                                      03
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A place to grow
                                         since 1878
                                         In the heart of New Zealand’s                world-class sporting facilities, a fully   shape, we're also constantly updating
                                         South Island is Lincoln University’s         equipped fitness centre and even a         our online learning options, which
                                         Te Waihora campus.                           travel agency.                             help to enhance your understanding of
                                                                                                                                 course content.
                                         58 hectares of green and pleasant            The Lincoln campus is always changing,
                                         fields surround this historic yet            with a major redevelopment plan aimed      This is the beating heart of one of the
                                         modern campus. We pride ourselves            at growing even stronger connections       world’s highest ranked small universities
                                         on providing a safe, all-inclusive           between students, staff and visitors.      and New Zealand’s best at harnessing
                                         environment for a close-knit group of                                                   the values of the land. And just like
                                         around 3,000 students, who come from         The plan builds on an environment          our students, Lincoln is changing and
                                         more than 80 countries.                      that nurtures growth in all areas of       growing all the time.
                                                                                      development, including physical,
                                         Great facilities are plentiful with          emotional, intellectual, financial and
                                         advanced teaching spaces, a                  societal.
                                         comprehensive library, leading-edge                                                             Book a personalised, one-on-one campus
                                         information technology laboratories          As well as making sure that our physical           tour with a Student Liaison Officer.
                                         with 24-hour access, eateries, a printery,   surroundings are in the best possible              See page 72 for more information.

                                         Creating an environmentally
                                         sustainable future
                                         At Lincoln University we’re deeply           Everyone in the Lincoln whānau,            power generating capability, with two
                                         committed to helping shape a more            whether staff, students or alumni,         major roof-mounted solar installations
                                         sustainable future for our communities       plays their part in the university’s       already in commission and further
                                         and the generations to come.                 environmental sustainability credentials   arrays, including a ground-mounted
                                                                                      – guided, encouraged and monitored         solar farm, coming on stream in the next
                                         Protecting the environment, conserving
                                                                                      by our Sustainability Action Group for     two years.
                                         resources and sustaining ecosystems
                                                                                      the Environment (SAGE) in partnership
                                         are central tenets in our teaching, and                                                 Throughout the next decade Lincoln
                                                                                      with the Lincoln University Students’
                                         our research strives to understand and                                                  University’s planned development
                                                                                      Association (LUSA) and student club
                                         enhance the relationships between our                                                   programme will put environmental
                                                                                      Lincoln Environmental Sustainability
                                         land, the food and experiences created                                                  sustainability at the very heart of our

Lincoln
                                                                                      Society (LESS).
                                         from it and the ecosystems within it.                                                   campus, with the construction of a
                                                                                      Lincoln University is the only New         network of fit-for-future carbon-neutral
                                         We want to tread lightly on the earth,       Zealand university to achieve a ranking    teaching, research and recreation
                                         and we have set ambitious sustainability     on the UI Green Metric World University    spaces, supported by 100% renewable
                                         targets for our campus – in energy           Rankings and we were also the first        infrastructure and wrapped within a
                                         conservation, greenhouse gas emission        university in Aotearoa to declare          vibrant and biodiverse ecosystem.
                                         reduction, protection of native              support for the 2019 School Strike for
                                         biodiversity, water management and           Climate, with our students leading a       We see sustainability as non-negotiable.

Campus
                                         resource recovery.                           21km hikoi to Cathedral Square.            To us, business as usual is no longer
                                                                                                                                 an option. Instead, we see restoration
                                         Our vision is to make Lincoln University     At Lincoln, our goal is to be carbon
                                                                                                                                 of our land and environment as the
                                         an exemplar of sustainable practices,        neutral by 2030 and in late 2020 the NZ
                                                                                                                                 imperative for our future, and we’re
                                         and our extensive community of current       Government endorsed our approach
                                                                                                                                 proud to be equipping new generations
                                         and former students is actively engaged      through a $4.5 million funding boost to
                                                                                                                                 of leaders with the knowledge and
                                         in developing solutions for the grand        convert our heating network to 100%
                                                                                                                                 inspiration needed to build that better
                                         challenges facing the land-based             electricity. We are the only New Zealand
                                                                                                                                 future.
                                         sectors.                                     university with a commercial-scale solar

04   Lincoln University — Why Lincoln?   www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                                                                                    05
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Life’s good
                                                                                                                                                                The LU Early Childhood Centre has been part
                                                                                                                                                            1   of the Enviroschools Programme since 2013.
                                                                                                                                                                Strong ties to industry means real world
                                                                                                                                                            2   experiences for students.

at Lincoln                                                                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                                                                                Lincoln Tramping and Climbing club, one of
                                                                                                                                                                over 30 clubs and societies at Lincoln.
                                                                                                                                                                LU International Club members taking in the
                                                                                                                                                            4   sights and sounds of Canterbury.
                                                                                                                                                                Mrs O’s Café & Bar on campus includes
                                                                                                                                                            5   bar facilities and dining hall for Halls of
                                                                                                                                                                Residence Students.
                                                                                                                                                                Founded in 1881, the Lincoln University
                                                                                                                                                            6   Rugby Club has produced several former
                                                                                                                                                                and current All Blacks.

                                                                                                                                        1               2

When you’re doing it right, there’s much more to
university than just lectures and study. Especially if
you’re doing it at Lincoln. It’s a green and vibrant village
full of like-minded people. There’s always something
to get involved in and the vibe is always friendly.

                                                                                                                                        3               4
Join the club.                             LUSA. They’re for you.                        Great care for little ones.
Looking for great ways to meet new         Lincoln University Students'                  Lincoln’s philosophy of helping people
people, broaden your horizons and          Association are the people who                grow also extends to our fantastic
have some fun? Join a club. The Lincoln    make student life the best it can be.         childcare centres. We create an
University Students’ Association (LUSA)    Independent from the university, they         environment that promotes wonder and
and the Rec Centre oversee all of the      offer impartial advice and look after         play as central to learning. Children of
university’s clubs and organisations.      your student rights. LUSA is committed        all cultures love it here, which makes
We can fill you in on what’s out there     to the Treaty of Waitangi and they            it much easier for their parents to
or even help you set up your own club.     help represent our Māori students at          concentrate on studying.
                                           Lincoln. Apart from that they organise
                                           awesome and affordable events from
Help is here.                              lunchtime sausage sizzles to the
                                                                                         Coffee or a cold one.
Every student needs a little help          legendary end of year Garden Party.           Where there are university students
now and then. That’s why we have                                                         there are also cafés and bars. And
support services for every area of                                                       in our case, they’re all well worth
                                           Bridging the gap.
student life. And they’re there for you                                                  a visit or two. Whether you’re after
whenever you need them. Whether it’s       Urban meets rural at Lincoln, with            a coffee to get your brain going or
budgeting advice, help with a physical     students arriving from bustling cities,       you’ve earned a beer after a busy day          5               6
or mental health problem or you just       remote country farms and everywhere           studying, there are plenty of places
want someone friendly to talk to,          in between. They all find their place         to grow your social life.
we’re on your side.                        at New Zealand's top land-based
                                           university and they tend to leave as
                                           lifelong friends.
                                                                                         This way up.
Looking after
                                                                                         Need a bit of pointing in the
international students.
                                                                                         right direction? Talk to us for
                                           Read it in RAM.
For any international student,                                                           career and employment advice.
attending university in a foreign          The infamous, entertaining and                From career possibilities to
country can be a challenge to say the      essential Lincoln student magazine.           finding a part-time job while you
least. At Lincoln, we understand what      It’s your monthly fix of satire, legend,      study or for employers wanting to
you’re going through and have special      inside word and even the occasional           recruit students and graduates,
support options to help you feel           serious and factual article. Don’t miss it.   we’re here and ready to help.
settled and at ease.

06     Lincoln University — Why Lincoln?                                                                                            www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                         07
Lincoln University - Undergraduate Prospectus 2022
Great futures
grow at Lincoln

We believe the secret to an outstanding future
                                                       01.                                    02.                                    03.                                     04.
                                                       Our history.                           Collaboration.                         The grass is greener.                   A degree that works.
is planting the seeds of potential in the right        Your future.
                                                                                              Lincoln University collaborates        Rather than trying to stretch           From Agribusiness to Landscape
place today. At Lincoln University, you’ll enjoy       As New Zealand’s economy grew
                                                       more diverse, we kept pace.
                                                                                              with other teaching institutions
                                                                                              and universities as well as research
                                                                                                                                     ourselves across everything,
                                                                                                                                     we put our resources into what
                                                                                                                                                                             Architecture, Viticulture and
                                                                                                                                                                             Oenology to Tourism, Lincoln
the perfect balance of credibility, experience and     Today we are well placed to offer      bodies, such as CRIs, and private      we’re truly best at. Our history        offers a wide range of degrees
                                                       relevant learning options that         sector companies, to ensure it is      is land-based and that’s where          relevant for today and ready
future-focus in a size that works to your advantage.   draw from the past and give you        contributing effectively to New        our future lies. If yours does too,     for tomorrow.
Here are 9 of our favourite reasons why.               the skills you need for tomorrow.      Zealand and providing relevant
                                                                                              and work-ready graduates.
                                                                                                                                     you’re on the right side of the
                                                                                                                                     fence at Lincoln.

                                                                                              05.                                    06.                                     07.
                                                                                              Keeping it sustainable.                World’s 18th best                       Our doors are
                                                                                                                                     small university.*                      always open.
                                                                                              Everything we do at Lincoln
                                                                                              University is underpinned by a         We’re footing it with the very          Our staff pride themselves
                                                                                              commitment to sustainability,          best. Lincoln University is             on always being available to
                                                                                              whether that relates to the            recognised around the world as          students. Our open-door policy
                                                                                              environment, business, food            an outstanding small university         is there to give you support
                                                                                              production or tourism. In 2020,        that delivers quality learning and      and help you get the most from
                                                                                              we were ranked ninth of 290            achieves exceptional results.           your studies.
                                                                                              institutions for our contributions     *QS World University Rankings 2019/20
                                                                                              to the United Nations
                                                                                              Sustainable Development

                                                                                                                                     08.                                        09.
                                                                                              goal of zero hunger, scoring
                                                                                              highly due to our research and
                                                                                              graduates in agriculture*. Our
                                                                                              many research centres focus
                                                                                              on sustainability and land use
                                                                                              for food production, as well as
                                                                                              innovation and international           We’re big on small.                        6% higher graduate
                                                                                              development. We also co-hosted                                                    employment.*
                                                                                                                                     We’re New Zealand’s smallest
                                                                                              the 2020-2021 Aotearoa New
                                                                                                                                     university and that’s a big                The working world knows we
                                                                                              Zealand Sustainability Series,
                                                                                                                                     advantage. You’ll enjoy a                  produce outstanding graduates.
                                                                                              which promotes the importance
                                                                                                                                     personal learning environment              A degree from Lincoln opens
                                                                                              of taking collective action on the
                                                                                                                                     and much more face-time with               doors and helps you to get your
                                                                                              United Nations' 17 Sustainable
                                                                                                                                     lecturers. Plus, Lincoln’s village         career going and growing.
                                                                                              Development Goals (SDGs).
                                                                                                                                     atmosphere creates a real sense            *Level 7 qualification - 3 years post study.
                                                                                              *Times Higher Education                of community and camaraderie
                                                                                              World University Rankings              between students.

08   Lincoln University — Why Lincoln?                                                     www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                                                                                   09
Lincoln at a glance                                                                                                       Key Dates

          Major                                              18th            Top 1.5%
links and collaborations                                rated for small        of all universities
  with industry, iwi and                                universities in             globally*
    research centres                                       the world        *2020/2021 QS World University rankings

                          9th                                                            6%
                                                                               higher graduate
                                                                                                                          23 01 15
                                                                                                                          Friday 23                  Sunday 1                  Sunday 15
          of 290 institutions for                                                                                         July 2021                  August 2021               August 2021
                                                                               employment rate
         our contributions to the                                           *level 7 qualification – 3 years post study   Open Day                   Halls application opens   LU scholarships close
        United Nations Sustainable
            Development goal
              of zero hunger*

                                                                                                                          01 01 15
        *Times Higher Education World University Rankings

              Attracts
                                                    Genuine                              3rd
       urban                                                student staff       oldest University                         Friday 1                   Friday 1                  Monday 15
       & rural                                               interaction         in New Zealand
                                                                                                                          October 2021               October 2021              November 2021
             students
                                                                                                                          Halls application closes   2022 enrolments open      Summer school begins

                                                                                                                          16 16 21
                                                                                               1878

        Higher
         percentage of
                                                                9                        14
                                                               farms                   research
     graduates compared                                                                 centres
      to national average                                                                                                 Wednesday 16               Wednesday 16              Monday 21
                                                                                                                          February 2022*             February 2022*            February 2022*
                                                                                                                          Orientation begins         Halls move in date        Semester 01 begins

                                                                                                                                                                               * dates yet to be finalised

10     Lincoln University — Why Lincoln?                                                                                  www.lincoln.ac.nz                                                                  11
Student
Support
Lincoln University Students’ Association (LUSA)
are here to make your student experience at
Lincoln the best it can be. With heaps of free
food, activities, gigs, events, concerts and
prizes throughout the year, plus great clubs
and societies and of course the legendary
end of year Garden Party, LUSA's got you
covered. With an Executive of elected students
who govern the organisation, the team make
sure they're doing their best by students.                                                                                                                                                                                 Gregory Fleming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           President, Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           University Students’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Association

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Kia ora koutou!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Welcome to Lincoln!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Here at LUSA, we are all about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           you! We want to make sure you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           have an epic time at university.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The LUSA team and exec are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           all about creating a fantastic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           university experience for all

LUSA are
                                             Clubs and societies                        professional organisations that are         Student media                               Te Awhioraki                               students.
                                                                                        always looking for students. LUSA can
                                             Looking for great ways to meet new                                                     LUSA’s student magazine, RAM, is a          Te Awhioraki is an association which
                                                                                        give you all the details and assistance                                                                                            Because of our size, Lincoln
                                             people, broaden your horizons and have                                                 student focused and led magazine with       represents all Māori students on

on your
                                                                                        on how to access their service.                                                                                                    is like a village with people
                                             some fun? Join a club! With over 30                                                    eight copies produced per year during       campus and is managed and run by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           from around the world. There
                                             clubs and societies at Lincoln, there’s                                                term time. It is informal, conversational   Māori students themselves. For more
                                                                                        Events                                                                                                                             is a real sense of community,
                                             something for everyone and it gives                                                    and expressive with great articles,         information see page 16.

side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           especially through the many
                                             you the opportunity to join like-minded    LUSA is your go to for events and a         quizzes, yarns, pics and much more
                                             people and make new friends. LUSA can      great student life whilst studying at       to help you procrastinate from your         Talk to LUSA                               clubs, societies, and events
                                             fill you in on what’s out there or even    Lincoln. They're best known for the         studies.                                                                               that LUSA throws throughout
                                                                                                                                                                                All their info can be found at             the year, including the famous
                                             help you set up your own club if you’re    legendary end of year Garden Party, but
                                                                                                                                    Give LUSA a like on Facebook to follow      www.lusa.org.nz                            Garden Party.
                                             not digging what’s on offer already.       also put on an epic Orientation as well
                                                                                                                                    its events and follow it on Instagram and
                                                                                        as multiple smaller events throughout                                                   LUSA is situated in the Student Space in   LUSA’s core focus is student
                                                                                                                                    Snapchat (@lusa.nz) to get involved in
                                             Your LUSA representatives                  the year. Whatever you’re into, LUSA will                                               the Ground floor of the Forbes building.   advocacy. We work with the
                                                                                                                                    its spontaneous events and freebies.
                                                                                        have something for you. Get involved,
                                             LUSA loves seeing students getting                                                                                                 Or drop them an email via                  university to make sure that the
                                                                                        follow their social media pages and
                                             involved in campus life and making their                                               Impartial advice and support                students@lusa.org.nz                       student's voice is heard. We are
                                                                                        make sure you get your tickets early, as
                                             campus an awesome place to be.                                                                                                                                                also here to help you with any
                                                                                        events do sell out!                         We all need someone who can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           issues that may arise while you
                                             Every year, nine students are elected                                                  support us. The LUSA support and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           are here.
                                             to form the LUSA Executive. This           Personal help                               advocacy service is professional, 100%
                                             helps to ensure that our students are                                                  independent from the university and                                                    We have an open-door policy
                                                                                        LUSA is always working to help
                                             actively involved in making decisions                                                  always confidential. You can be sure                                                   here at LUSA, so please pop in
                                                                                        improve the student experience. So, if
                                             around campus.                                                                         the advice they give is always in your                                                 to share your thoughts, tell us
                                                                                        something less than awesome happens
                                                                                                                                    best interests. They can help with any                                                 what's going on, or just say hi!
                                             You'll also have the opportunity to        during your time at Lincoln, they can
                                                                                                                                    number of issues, whether they're
                                             become a student rep, which involves       help you get back on your feet.                                                                                                    For all that we do, check out
                                                                                                                                    academic, financial or personal.
                                             giving feedback and support on all                                                                                                                                            our website, and stay up to
                                             aspects of student life.                   Financial Assistance Fund                                                                                                          date by liking our Facebook
                                             Drop by LUSA HQ or send them an            Everyone knows it can be hard to make                                                                                              and Instagram.
                                             email if there's something you think       ends meet when you’re a student. LUSA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ngā mihi
                                             could be better.                           administer a Financial Assistance Fund
                                                                                        to assist students who are struggling
                                             Student Job Search (SJS)                   financially. They can help you figure out
                                                                                        the best way forward and support you
                                             Welcome to the year-round job
                                                                                        through it. Don’t hesitate to drop in to
                                             placement service for all tertiary
Follow us and keep up to date                                                           LUSA to have a chat.
                                             students looking for work to help keep
                                             them afloat. SJS has a huge employer
                 LUSA.NZ                     database, both of households and

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Māori and                                                                                                                                Your link to
Pasifika support                                                                                                                         the world

Lincoln is the first university to promote and                                             Te Awhioraki                                                                                                       LincOE Overseas Exchange

commit to the consistent use of the Kāi Tahu                                               Te Awhioraki is an association that                1                                                               Lincoln University students have been
                                                                                                                                                                                                              studying overseas as part of their
                                                                                           represents all Māori students on-
dialect, as well as celebrate whānau, hapū and iwi                                         campus and is managed and run by                                                                                   degrees since 1975. LincOE offers the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              chance to broaden your knowledge of a
mahika kai practices, research and innovation.                                             Māori students themselves. Te Awhioraki
                                                                                           provides social, cultural and academic                                                                             discipline or to expand your knowledge
                                                                                           support to students during their stay at                                                                           into new disciplines that count as
Māori Students                                Lincoln University has a                     Lincoln. It also organises social events,                                                                          credits towards your degree, not to
                                              comprehensive Māori Plan that seeks                                                                   Image and caption information to be supplied by Lincoln   mention the worldliness that comes
Nau mai, tauti mai ki Te Whare Wānaka                                                      wānaka and workshops which enhance
                                              to enhance engagement with Māori             and promote a Māori identity within the                                                                            with being immersed in a new culture
o Aoraki.
                                              communities to support student and           university.                                                                                                        and society. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime
Lincoln University is a great place for       staff aspirations, develop a culture                                                                                                                            experience to grow like never before.
Māori students to gain an excellent           of leadership amongst students and           Te Awhioraki works alongside the
                                                                                           Lincoln University Students' Association                                                                           With LincOE, you can do part of
qualification in a fun, friendly and          staff, develop a bicultural campus,
                                                                                           (LUSA) by advocating for students and                                                                              your degree overseas with a partner
supportive environment.                       contribute to the achievement of
                                                                                           providing them with an independent                                                                                 institution in Canada, Denmark,
                                              Māori research and learning outcomes
More than that, we’re committed                                                            voice. Te Awhioraki has a seat on                                                                                  Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland,
                                              and support and contribute to the
to helping to develop the next                                                             the University Council Committee                                                                                   Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands,
                                              Māori economy.
generation of Māori leaders by offering                                                    responsible for Māori development                                                                                  Uruguay, United Kingdom or USA.
industry-relevant, career-orientated          Māori have a growing multi-billion           (Ahumairaki) and LUSA Executive                    2
programmes ranging from diplomas              dollar economy and need a diverse,           thereby providing a strong voice for
all the way to undergraduate and              specialised workforce to manage their        Māori student issues.
postgraduate degrees.                         significant assets for future generations.
                                              Lincoln is able to support and grow          Te Awhioraki is also a member of
We have always been about                     those people.                                Te Mana Akonga (National Māori                                                                                            LincOE students reach the La Plata
harnessing the power of the land,                                                                                                                                                                                1   Peak Summit, Rocky Mountains,
                                                                                           Students’ Association).
and we understand how Māori land              We offer a values-based programme                                                                                                                                      Colorado, USA.

and primary sector assets are key             of manaaki (support) for Māori               Pasifika Students                                                                                                         The Copenhagen Business School in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2   Denmark is just one of 18 overseas
economic resources for whānau, hapū,          students. The programme is called
                                                                                           Kia orana, talofa lava, malo e lelei, nisa                                                                                institutions that Lincoln students can
iwi and Māori communities.                    Whanake Ake and offers academic                                                                                                                                        study at across Canada, Europe, USA,
                                              support, internships and practical           bula vinaka, fakaalofa lahi atu, taloha ni,                                                                               South America, and Asia.
                                              work opportunities.                          fakatalofa atu, halo oloketa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     LincOE allows you to explore and study
                                                                                                                                                                                                                3    in another part of the world while
                                                                                           Lincoln University has a longstanding                                                                                     crediting your overseas courses back
                                                                                           association with the Pacific region and                                                                                   to your Lincoln degree.
                                                                                           its communities which is supported
                                                                                           by the Lincoln University Pacific Island
                                                                                           Association on campus and external
                                                                                           stakeholders as part of our Motu                   3
                                                                                           Working Group. We aim to contribute
                                                                                           to the educational and economic
                                                                                           aspirations of Pacific people both
                                                                                           within New Zealand and in the wider
                                                                                           Pacific region.
                                                                                           Pasifika students are able to engage in
                                                                                           cultural, sporting and social activities
                                                                                           on campus supported by the Pasifika
                                                                                           Support Coordinator and Te Manutaki
                                                                                           - the Māori and Pasifika Team and our
                                                                                           Pacific Islands Student Association
                                                                                           (LUPISA).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     For more information pick up a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     copy of the LincOE Guide or visit:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.lincoln.ac.nz/LincOE

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Support services

Inclusive Education                             Learning, Teaching and                        The Chaplains operate a food bank
                                                Library (LTL)                                 service for students who need
If you have an injury, disability or illness,                                                 assistance.
our on-campus Inclusive Education               The Learning, Teaching and Library
team is available to support you. They          team can help you to get the best out         The team organises a range of spiritual,
can help with:                                  of your studies with learning support         social and cultural activities throughout
                                                and access to an extensive collection of      the year, including English conversation
• Providing a reader or writer to assist                                                      classes, prayer and support, worship
                                                online and print resources.
  you during exams                                                                            services and social outings.
• Arranging extra time for you to finish        They also provide a quiet place for you
  your assessments                              to study, either individually or as part of   Wellbeing
• Offering general support during tests         a group in a designated study space.
• Providing special equipment that you                                                        The wellbeing of the entire Lincoln
                                                The team can equip you with a range           whānau is one of our top priorities and
  might need during your studies.
                                                of study techniques, including helping        there are plenty of support services
Mobility parking is available on campus         you to strengthen your writing, find          available on campus.
and we offer accommodation options              resources, manage your research,
that are suitable for students with a           enhance your learning and develop your        Our dedicated on-campus wellbeing
disability or injury.                           career.                                       team work hard to deliver a broad
                                                                                              range of initiatives aimed at keeping
All your health information will be kept        Additionally, they can assist with            you happy and well during your time at
confidential.                                   referencing and data.                         Lincoln.
                                                You can find the Learning, Teaching and
Student Health and Support                      Library team on the ground floor of the
                                                                                              If you ever run into any mental health
                                                                                              issues or emotional difficulties while
The staff at our on-campus Student              iconic Ivey Hall building at the heart of     you’re with us, you can always talk to
Health and Support centre can help you          campus.                                       someone from our wellbeing team.
in a variety of ways.
                                                Chaplaincy                                    Student Health and Support also offers
An experienced team of doctors and                                                            counselling and LUSA has an advocacy
nurses work with other members of               Our team of campus chaplains provide          service that can support you through
the team to support your health and             emotional and spiritual support to all        any difficult issues.
well-being.                                     Lincoln students, regardless of their
                                                religious beliefs.                            We’re always working on ways to
A highly-qualified clinical psychologist                                                      enhance our wellbeing programmes so
and counsellor are also available to            The chaplaincy team are available to          you can rest assured that you’ll be well
guide you through any issues that may           offer a listening ear and a safe place        taken care of at Lincoln.
arise throughout the year. These could          to talk over personal, work or study
include coping with life on campus,             concerns.
adjusting to living in a new country, or
                                                They can support you during times of
balancing home, work or study.
                                                crisis, stress and anxiety, as a result of
If you have an illness, injury or disability    grief, homesickness, loneliness, family
that could affect your learning or              and relationship concerns, employment
formal assessments, our Inclusive               issues and other challenging situations.
Education staff can provide you with
                                                They can also facilitate dialogue
support strategies.
                                                between faith and academic disciplines,
We recommend that you choose to                 act as advocates and help with
enrol with Student Health and Support,          non-medical aegrotats.
as the centre belongs to a PHO
(Partnership Health Canterbury), making
healthcare much less expensive for you.

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Areas of
Specialisation
Agriculture, Horticulture                                                                                                      Business
& Viticulture

Primary production is the                      of disciplines, including biology,       Qualifications                         Our business programmes                 understanding of the concepts and         Qualifications
                                               chemistry, and plant, animal and                                                                                        industry-specific knowledge valued by
foundation of our national                                                                                                     will open up a world of                                                           Diploma in Commerce
                                               soil science, as well as management      Diploma in Agriculture                                                         employers. Our programmes produce
economy and that is truer                      skills. The practical experiences                                               opportunities in the broad              work-ready graduates with a unique
                                                                                        Diploma in Farm Management                                                                                               Bachelor of Agribusiness
now than ever. Demand for                      we offer set us apart from other                                                range of industries driving             combination of skills that allow them     & Food Marketing
                                                                                        Diploma in Horticulture
university graduates well                      universities and prepare you to                                                 the New Zealand economy.                to easily find employment or run their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Commerce
                                               make an immediate difference to          Diploma in Horticultural Business                                              own businesses.
exceeds supply and our                                                                                                         These include areas as                                                            Bachelor of Commerce
                                               the industry.                            Diploma in Horticultural Management                                            The vast majority of our students
students are sought-after                                                                                                      diverse as agri-food,                                                             (Agriculture)
                                               Employment opportunities are wide-       Diploma in Organic                                                             move quickly into careers that are
across all areas of the sector.                                                         Agri-Food Production                   tourism, property, farms                highly relevant to their degrees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Commerce
                                               ranging, from farm and horticultural                                                                                                                              (Agriculture & Professional
As New Zealand’s leading agricultural          consultancy to rural banking and         Bachelor of Agriculture                and global value chains.                Many secure jobs by the start of their    Accounting)
university, we have a long history of          valuation careers, agribusiness roles,                                                                                  third year of study and a large number
                                                                                        Bachelor of Agricultural Science       Many of our qualifications focus on                                               Bachelor of Commerce
supporting the land-based industries           and working for the fertiliser, seed                                                                                    of employers visit us specifically to
                                                                                        Bachelor of Agricultural               agribusiness and the commercial                                                   (Horticulture)
to increase their productivity                 and livestock industries.                                                                                               recruit business graduates.
                                                                                        Science with Honours                   considerations of the land-based                                                  Bachelor of Commerce
and sustainability.                                                                                                            industries. We also place a strong      Our real-world examples and practical
                                               We also lead the way in viticulture,     Bachelor of Agribusiness                                                                                                 with Honours
This trend is set to continue, with a                                                   & Food Marketing                       emphasis on understanding the global    experiences will give you the skills to
                                               having established the first tertiary-                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Land &
70 percent increase in global food                                                                                             nature of value chains, which connect   make an immediate difference in your      Property Management
                                               level cool climate wine production       Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture)
production required by 2050 to                                                                                                 international markets, allowing you     chosen business career.
                                               programme in the English-speaking                                                                                                                                 Graduate Certificate in Commerce
feed an additional three billion                                                        Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture      to bring the world to New Zealand
                                               world. Our Centre for Viticulture                                                                                       You’ll learn from some of the best
people worldwide.                                                                       & Professional Accounting)             and New Zealand to the world.                                                     Graduate Diploma in Commerce
                                               and Oenology is a top research                                                                                          researchers and lecturers in the field
Thousands of extra jobs will open              organisation designed to help            Bachelor of Commerce (Horticulture)    We tailor our degrees to the            and have access to the most up-to-        Graduate Diploma in
up, with skyrocketing international            increase the economic value of           Bachelor of Land                       business sectors, giving you a strong   date industry knowledge.                  Property Management
demand for New Zealand exports                 the New Zealand wine industry.           & Property Management                                                                                                    Graduate Diploma in Valuation
such as meat, milk and wool.                                                            Bachelor of Viticulture & Oenology
                                               Many of our viticulture graduates                                                                                                                                 Pathway Certificate for MPA Entry
There's never been a better time to            are working in leading winemaking        Bachelor of Viticulture                                                                                                  Postgraduate Certificate
enter the industry.                            regions all over the globe, from         & Oenology (Honours)                                                                                                     in Commerce
Our agriculture and horticulture               Auckland to Wanaka, from Asia to         Graduate Diploma in                                                                                                      Postgraduate Certificate in
programmes cover a wide range                  the United States of America.            Viticulture & Oenology                                                                                                   International Rural Development
                                                                                        Postgraduate Certificate in                                                                                              Postgraduate Diploma
                                                                                        International Rural Development                                                                                          in Commerce
                                                                                        Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                        Horticultural Science                                                                                                    International Rural Development
                                                                                        Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Master of Business (Finance)
                                                                                        Agricultural Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Master of Business (Global
                                                                                        Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Management & Marketing)
                                                                                        International Rural Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Master of Commerce (Agricultural)
                                                                                        Master of Agricultural Science
                                                                                        Master of Commerce (Agricultural)                                                                                        Master of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 & Management
                                                                                        Master of Horticultural Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Master of International
                                                                                        Master of International                                                                                                  Rural Development
                                                                                        Rural Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Master of Management
                                                                                        Master of Management in Agribusiness                                                                                     in Agribusiness
                                                                                        Master of Management in                                                                                                  Master of Management
                                                                                        Agricultural Systems                                                                                                     in Agricultural Systems
                                                                                        Master of Precision Agriculture                                                                                          Master of Professional
                                                                                        Master of Wine & Viticulture                                                                                             Accounting (CPA)

                                                                                        PhD                                                                                                                      PhD

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Environment                                                                                                              Food, Wine & Beer

Studying environment with                        Additionally, public and political       Qualifications                 Our food, wine and beer                instrumental in developing the           Qualifications
                                                 interest in environmental issues,                                                                              highly successful New Zealand
us means understanding                                                                                                   courses will help to prepare
                                                 such as concerns over water allocation   Diploma in Natural Resources                                          wine industry.                           Bachelor of Agribusiness
the big picture in terms of                      and climate change, is creating more                                    you for fulfilling careers                                                      & Food Marketing
                                                                                          Bachelor of Environmental                                             We’re also home to the only single-
sustainability, as well as                       opportunities for employment in          Management                     all over the world.
                                                                                                                                                                semester beer brewing course in          Bachelor of Science
focusing on some of the most                     environmental management.
                                                                                          Bachelor of Environment        The food science and innovation        New Zealand. This offers an invaluable   majoring in Food Science
complex issues facing the                        At Lincoln, you’ll learn from some       and Society                    programmes allow you to explore        opportunity to enter a growing sector
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bachelor of Viticulture
world today.                                     of the best researchers and lecturers                                   the latest ideas and knowledge, from   and gain the in-depth knowledge
                                                                                          Bachelor of Environmental                                                                                      & Oenology
                                                 in the field and gain access to the                                     ingredients, nutrition, processing     required for career success.
                                                                                          Management with Honours
Our environmental graduates are in               most up-to-date industry knowledge,                                     and engineering, all the way through                                            Bachelor of Viticulture
                                                                                                                                                                If you’re interested in organics, our
major demand, with many opportunities            which is very attractive to a broad      Bachelor of Environmental      to the development of new food                                                  & Oenology (Honours)
                                                                                          Policy & Planning                                                     one-year Diploma in Organic Agri-
for well-paid employment in areas such           range of employers.                                                     products, including formulation
                                                                                          with Honours                                                          Food Production can prepare you for      Diploma in Organic
as policy development, planning and                                                                                      and commercialisation.
                                                 Throughout the world, people are                                                                               employment or entrepreneurial work       Agri-Food Production
impact assessment.                                                                        Bachelor of Land
                                                 faced with an ever-widening range                                       Meanwhile, Agribusiness and Food       in the sector. The programme focuses
                                                                                          & Property Management                                                                                          Graduate Diploma in
More and more companies are choosing             of serious concerns such as resource                                    Marketing teaches a savvy approach     on sustainability in the context of
                                                                                          (Urban Valuation & Property                                                                                    Viticulture & Oenology
to operate sustainably and minimise              depletion, pollution of air and water,                                  to food production that focuses        tikaka (Māori customs).
                                                                                          Management major)
their impact on the environment, while           and global warming. Decisions                                           on balancing finite resources and                                               Master of Science
                                                                                          Bachelor of Land                                                      We offer plenty of opportunities for
raised environmental awareness and               made now will have implications                                         a growing global population with                                                in Food Innovation
                                                                                          & Property Management                                                 practical work, from group projects
demand for greener production have               on the sustainability of the natural                                    consumers’ increasing demand for
                                                                                          (Rural Valuation major)                                               in the lab, to individual assignments    Master of Wine & Viticulture
increased employment opportunities               environment and on economic,                                            high-quality products.
                                                                                                                                                                at private companies. Our degrees
in non-environmental industries.                 social and cultural development.         Bachelor of Science majoring                                                                                   PhD
                                                                                                                         Alternatively, you could prepare       are highly rated by industry, as they
                                                                                          in Environmental Science
                                                                                                                         for entry into the wine sector,        produce graduates with the practical
                                                                                          Graduate Certificate in        with programmes that have been         skills that employers are looking for.
                                                                                          Resource Studies
                                                                                          Graduate Diploma in
                                                                                          Resource Studies
                                                                                          Postgraduate Certificate in
                                                                                          Environmental Management
                                                                                          Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                          Environmental Management
                                                                                          Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                          Water Resource Management
                                                                                          Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                          Disaster Risk & Resilience
                                                                                          Master of Natural
                                                                                          Resources Management
                                                                                          & Ecological Engineering
                                                                                          Master of Water Resource
                                                                                          Management
                                                                                          Master of Disaster
                                                                                          Risk & Resilience
                                                                                          Master of Environmental
                                                                                          Policy & Management
                                                                                          Master of Pest Management
                                                                                          Master of Planning
                                                                                          PhD

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Landscape                                                                                                                  Property
Architecture                                                                                                               & Valuation

Landscape architecture                            planning, field tours and real           Qualifications                  Our comprehensive                          rate, as the courses are highly relevant   Qualifications
uses a combination of                             world projects.                                                                                                     to the sector and allow you to gain
                                                                                                                           property programme
                                                                                           Bachelor of Landscape                                                      applied skills during required periods     Bachelor of Land
science and art to create                         You’ll enjoy a dedicated space on
                                                                                           Architecture                    has wide accreditation                     of practical work.                         & Property Management
outdoor spaces that promote                       campus with beautifully designed
                                                                                                                           by professional bodies,                                                               (Urban Valuation & Property
                                                  studios, room to install equipment,      Bachelor of Landscape                                                      Additionally, our close ties with a huge
better ways of living.                                                                                                     highlighting its leading                                                              Management major)
                                                  and space to lay out plans for design    Architecture (Graduate Entry)                                              range of businesses and professionals,
There’s a huge industry demand for                work and model construction so that
                                                                                           Bachelor of Landscape
                                                                                                                           position in New Zealand.                   many of them Lincoln graduates, mean       Bachelor of Land
landscape architects. The New Zealand             you can develop your creativity to its                                                                              you can form valuable connections          & Property Management
market is growing quickly as more                                                          Architecture with Honours       We have been teaching property for
                                                  fullest potential.                                                                                                  during your studies.                       (Rural Valuation major)
businesses realise the invaluable                                                          Master of Landscape             80 years and are highly regarded by
qualities that landscape architecture             Our landscape architecture graduates                                     the industry.                              We’ll provide you with the ability         Graduate Diploma in
                                                                                           Architecture (Research)
principles can bring to a project.                are sought-after all over the world                                                                                 to make important decisions in             Property Management
                                                                                           Master of Landscape             You’ll work with some of the most          both the urban and rural property
                                                  because of the experience they gain                                                                                                                            Graduate Diploma in Valuation
In 1969, we founded New Zealand’s                                                          Architecture (Taught)           experienced lecturers in the field, and    fields — decisions that benefit
                                                  during their studies. They’re viewed
first professional landscape                                                                                               gain access to up-to-date knowledge        businesses, consumers, society and         PhD
                                                  by industry as the cream of the crop
architecture qualification in the field.                                                   PhD                             from industry professionals, who also
                                                  and are able to immediately begin                                                                                   the environment.
When you attend our internationally                                                                                        deliver parts of the programme.
                                                  successful careers after graduating.
recognised School of Landscape                                                                                                                                        Best of all, every country is made up
                                                                                                                           The sector employs a huge number of        of properties that need to be managed
Architecture, you’ll work with some               We can introduce you to networking
                                                                                                                           Lincoln graduates. In fact, our Bachelor   and valued, so a property degree can
of the world’s leading practitioners              opportunities and help you to develop
                                                                                                                           of Land and Property Management            take you all over the world.
on a broad mix of design, ecology,                a strong professional ethos.
                                                                                                                           programme has a 100% employment

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Science                                                                                                                   Sport & Recreation

Our science programmes                            concerned and the skills we teach      Qualifications                   You can turn your love of                recreation, public health, or the        Qualifications
will prepare you to                               are attractive to many employers.                                                                                management of sports events
                                                                                                                          sport and recreation into
                                                                                         Diploma in Applied Science                                                and facilities.                          Bachelor of Sport &
contribute to the sustainable                     Our strong research presence offers                                     a career? Practical course                                                        Recreation Management
management of land,                               a broad world view of how science      Bachelor of Agricultural
                                                                                                                          content, friendly lecturers              The market value of the sector in New
                                                  can be used to solve real problems,    Science                                                                   Zealand is estimated at more than        Bachelor of Sport &
water, air and the country’s                                                                                              and connections with various
                                                  while our course content is highly                                                                               $5 billion, with gains in productivity   Recreation Management
abundant natural resources.                       focused, providing both theoretical
                                                                                         Bachelor of Science
                                                                                                                          organisations, which will give           and health benefits valued at over $1    with Honours
There’s a lot of demand for Lincoln               and practical knowledge.               Bachelor of Agricultural         you a foot in the door before            billion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Graduate Certificate in
science graduates in many industries,                                                    Science with Honours
particularly areas such as agriculture,
                                                  As our world changes, we need highly                                    you complete your studies.               We’ll supplement your practical          Recreation Management
                                                  skilled individuals who can tackle     Bachelor of Science                                                       experiences with a theoretical
food science, environment                                                                                                 A degree in this area from Lincoln                                                Graduate Diploma in
                                                  the big issues. How do we create       with Honours                                                              knowledge of sport and society,
and conservation.                                                                                                         can open up a world of career                                                     Recreation Management
                                                  healthy foods from new ingredients                                                                               governance, event and people
                                                                                         Graduate Certificate             opportunities in an exciting and
Across all science disciplines, we use            that meet consumer expectations for                                                                              management, and issues associated        Postgraduate Certificate in
                                                                                         in Applied Science               fast-moving industry. The sector
real-world examples and practical                 sustainability? How do we protect                                                                                with managing community parks            Parks, Recreation & Tourism
                                                                                                                          desperately needs more graduates
experiences to give you the skills                our environment from biological        Graduate Diploma in                                                       and sport and recreation services.
                                                                                                                          and we offer a wider range of sport                                               Postgraduate Diploma in
to make an immediate difference in                threats? How do we maintain good       Applied Science
                                                                                                                          and recreation subjects than any other   Our industry partners are well aware     Parks, Recreation & Tourism
your chosen field.                                environmental quality?
                                                                                         Postgraduate Certificate         New Zealand university.                  of the value of our programmes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Master of Sport &
Hands-on learning opportunities                   We are working hard to address         in Applied Science                                                        Many organisations have hired Lincoln
                                                                                                                          The career opportunities are diverse,                                             Recreation Management
with leading scientists and industry              these problems and as a Lincoln                                                                                  graduates and found them to be
                                                                                         Postgraduate Diploma in          from working in non-profit or
professionals will get you a foot in              Bachelor of Science graduate,                                                                                    immediately work-ready, a quality that   Master of Applied Science
                                                                                         Agricultural Science             professional sporting organisations
the door as far as career options are             you can join us in our mission.                                                                                  is supremely attractive to employers.    (Parks, Recreation & Tourism)
                                                                                                                          to forging a career in outdoor
                                                                                         Postgraduate Diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Master of Applied Science
                                                                                         in Applied Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Land & Society)
                                                                                         Master of Agricultural Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                            PhD
                                                                                         Master of International
                                                                                         Rural Development
                                                                                         Master of Pest Management
                                                                                         Master of Precision
                                                                                         Agriculture
                                                                                         Master of Science
                                                                                         Master of Science in
                                                                                         Food Innovation
                                                                                         Master of Wine & Viticulture
                                                                                         PhD

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Tourism

There has never been a more                       University-educated tourism               Qualifications
                                                  professionals continue to be in great
exciting time to become
                                                  demand, so a degree will help you         Bachelor of Commerce (Hotel
a tourism professional.                           to stand out from the crowd when          and Tourism Management)
The sector is changing                            seeking employment.
                                                                                            Bachelor of Tourism
dramatically and will                             Our graduates are highly regarded         Management
continue to do so over the                        by the sector, as they enter the job
                                                                                            Bachelor of Tourism
next few years. Studying for                      market with well-rounded tourism
                                                                                            Management with Honours
                                                  experience and have a strong grasp
a tourism degree now will                         of the industry as a whole, from          Graduate Certificate in
put you at the forefront of                       insights to practical applications.       Tourism Management
this change and allow you                                                                   Graduate Diploma in
                                                  We enjoy a close relationship with the
to contribute to growing a                        sector, particularly as far as research   Tourism Management
more sustainable industry.                        programmes are concerned, so you’ll
                                                                                            Postgraduate Certificate in
                                                  have many opportunities to form
Our programmes are designed in                                                              Parks, Recreation & Tourism
                                                  valuable connections before you
consultation with industry to give you                                                      Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                  even finish your studies.
a broad knowledge of the sector at all                                                      Parks, Recreation & Tourism
levels. We provide knowledge and skills           When you begin your career, you
essential for a professional tourism              will be thoroughly prepared to hit        Master of Tourism
career, with a range of programme                 the ground running, giving you the        Management
options offering detailed insights                confidence you need to make an            Master of Applied Science
into planning, events and business                immediate difference to the industry.     (Parks, Recreation & Tourism)
management.
                                                                                            PhD

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Areas of Specialisation                                                                                      Areas of Specialisation

English Language                                                                                             Accelerated Degree
                                                                                                             Pathways

If you need to improve your                   The English for Academic Purposes       Qualifications         Need to improve your study               Once you have successfully completed       Qualifications
English before beginning a                    (EAP) programme will provide you                               skills before beginning                  the certificate, you can transfer to the
                                              with the language and academic skills                                                                   Diploma in University Studies.             Certificate in
degree, our English Language                  necessary for study at undergraduate    English Language –     a degree? Perhaps you                                                               University Studies
Courses are for you.                          or postgraduate level.                  Graduate Certificate   narrowly missed out on                   The diploma takes you from a pre-
                                                                                                                                                      degree stage to entry into the second      Diploma in
Our English Language qualifications
                                                                                      in Academic English    gaining a tertiary entrance
                                              The Graduate Certificate in Academic                                                                    year of a bachelor’s degree. Depending     University Studies
will prepare you for successful               English (GCAE) is specifically
                                                                                                             qualification? Look no further           on your entry qualifications, you can
future studies or a career and you            aimed at students wanting to                                   than our Certificate and
                                                                                                                                                      complete it in two or three semesters.
can use them to meet the English              enter postgraduate study.                                      Diploma of University Studies,
language entry requirements for                                                                                                                       You’ll develop your academic skills
                                                                                                             which will lead you into a               and study a range of courses from our
our academic programmes.
                                                                                                             bachelor’s degree programme.             bachelor’s programmes.
                                                                                                             The Certificate in University Studies
                                                                                                             provides language, writing and study
                                                                                                             skills, along with concepts relating
                                                                                                             to communication and technology,
                                                                                                             mathematics, economics and
                                                                                                             environment. It can be completed fully
                                                                                                             online through new enhanced virtual
                                                                                                             courses.

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Programmes
Our Programmes

Bachelor’s degrees                           Food and Resource Economics
                                             Gain in-depth analytical skills and
                                                                                       Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture
                                                                                       and Professional Accounting)
                                             knowledge about how the food industry     This four-year degree includes
We offer a range of specialist
                                             relates to the New Zealand and world      components of our three-year Bachelor
undergraduate degrees that                   economies.                                of Commerce (Agriculture) and
will prepare you for a great                                                           accredited Bachelor of Commerce
                                             Global Business
career.                                                                                Major in Accounting and Finance.
                                             Gather insights into the practice of      Open the door to career opportunities
Many of our courses include a practical      international management and develop      in farm advisory and professional
work component, for more information         the decision making skills you need to    accounting roles in the rural sector.
see page 59.                                 add value to any business as soon as
                                             you have graduated.                       Bachelor of Commerce (Horticulture)                                                                                               The lecturers
Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food
Marketing                                    Hotel and Tourism Management
                                                                                       Prepare to become a business leader in                                                                                             and staff are
                                                                                       the horticultural and food industries and
The Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food        Study for a qualification that will be    meet a strong demand for professionals                                                                                              fantastic as
Marketing will equip you with a sound
applied knowledge of core business
                                             recognised both in New Zealand and
                                             internationally. This unique major is
                                                                                       who can cater to increasing global                                                                                                 they actually
                                                                                       pressure for high-quality food.
concepts and the unique commercial           designed to meet industry needs.                                                                                                                                             want to help
                                                                                       The Bachelor of Commerce
considerations of the multi-billion dollar
primary production industry.                 Individual                                (Horticulture) will give you the skills and                                                                                      you to succeed.
                                             Create your own Bachelor of               knowledge to pursue a career in an all-                                                                                          They also make
Bachelor of Agriculture                      Commerce, building on the core            important management or advisory role.        Bachelor of Land and Property             from biological threats? How do
The Bachelor of Agriculture uses             compulsory courses and adding                                                           Management                                we maintain good environmental           things fun and
real world examples and practical            electives of your choice.                 Bachelor of Environment and Society
                                                                                       The Bachelor of Environment and
                                                                                                                                     Our Bachelor of Land and                  quality? These are the pressing            applicable to
experiences to produce graduates who                                                                                                 Property Management is the most           questions facing scientists of the
can make a difference in jobs across         Marketing                                 Society will prepare you to tackle            comprehensive property-focused            future. As a Lincoln University           the real world.
all areas of agricultural production and     Learn to create, communicate, deliver,    the big issues around how we live on          degree in Australasia. You can study      Bachelor of Science graduate, you
related industries.                          and exchange offerings that have value    the planet. Resources are dwindling           an urban or rural specialisation, or      can help answer them.                         Abby Shepherd
                                             for customers, clients, partners, and     and the population is growing,                both – or combine property studies                                                   Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Agricultural Science             society at large.                         creating increasing pressure on food                                                    Choose from one of four majors:
                                                                                                                                     with an additional area of focus such
Agricultural production is critical to                                                 security, fresh water, ecosystems and         as accounting, finance, investment,       Conservation and Ecology
feeding the world’s population. The          Supply Chain Management                   indigenous culture. How do we increase        planning, environmental management,       Gain the practical skills, experience,
Bachelor of Agricultural Science             Gain an in-depth understanding of the     productivity in the land-based industries     geomatics or marketing. We call           and industry connections you will
will teach you how to help farmers           complexities of managing business         while reducing negative impacts on            this ‘property plus’. There is also the   need to contribute to ecological
and primary producers meet the               relationships, conducting business        the environment?                              possibility of spending a semester or     and conservation activities of
requirements of international markets,       between firms, creating value, and                                                      two at a university overseas.             government and private agencies in
with an expectation for food to be           moving products and information           Bachelor of Environmental
                                                                                                                                                                               New Zealand
traceable from paddock to plate.             around the world. This is an industry-    Management                                    Bachelor of Landscape Architecture        and beyond.
                                             leading major, and each year one the      The Bachelor of Environmental                 The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Bachelor of Commerce                         world’s largest logistics companies       Management will give you the skills           is taught by the School of Landscape      Environmental Science
Our industry-relevant Bachelor of            visits Lincoln to recruit our students.   to distinguish between environmental          Architecture – the longest-established    Focus on soil, water and biology in
Commerce has a specific focus on value                                                 policy and planning principles,               school of its kind in New Zealand and     a connected landscape context to
chains. Value chains connect the world,      Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture)        methods and tools and apply them in           staffed by internationally-acclaimed      understand how land use affects the
and so do our graduates.                     The Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture)    varying contexts, from the city streets       academics. The BLA is accredited by       environment and the best practices
                                             is a specialised, industry-based degree   to rural land.                                the New Zealand Institute of Landscape
Choose from one of seven majors:                                                                                                                                               for mitigating these effects.
                                             that will prepare you for leadership                                                    Architects (NZILA), meaning graduates
                                             in both the farming and agribusiness      Bachelor of Environmental Policy and                                                    Food Science
                                                                                                                                     are eligible to become registered
Accounting and Finance                       sectors.                                  Planning
                                                                                                                                     professionals.                            Develop an in-depth knowledge of a
Learn how businesses develop and use                                                   The Bachelor of Environmental Policy                                                    subject that is key to New Zealand’s
financial systems and models.                                                          and Planning provides the knowledge           Bachelor of Science                       economy.
                                                                                       and tools to critically discuss topical       As our world changes, we need highly
                                                                                       and enduring global issues so that            skilled individuals who can tackle the    Individual
                                                                                       you can learn to better manage the            big issues. How do we feed the world      Create your own science major in an
                                                                                       environment in a range of contexts.           while minimising environmental impact?    area such as biochemistry, genetics,
                                                                                                                                     How do we protect our environment         animal science or plant science.

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