Courses & Units

Marine and Antarctic Environments KSA726

Hobart

Introduction

This unit will give students an understanding of the historical, geographical, scientific, political and legal context of the oceans and Antarctica. It includes introductory lectures on the scientific processes at work in the marine and Antarctic environments, applied science, and legal and policy issues such as the protection and preservation of the marine environment and the unique political and legal situation existing in Antarctica. Students will be asked to use this information to analyse current polar and marine issues.

Summary

Unit name Marine and Antarctic Environments
Unit code KSA726
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

TBC

Teaching staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart 5 Week Session Mar On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
5 Week Session Mar 11/3/2019 18/3/2019 29/3/2019 19/4/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,689.00 050999

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Semester 1: Block taught over 3 weeks.  Dates to be confirmed

Assessment

Written assignment (6­–8,000 words, 60%), Debate position paper (team, 20%) and oral debate (team, 20%).

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Textbooks

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