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.
|Unit name||Marine and Antarctic Environments|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Oceans and Cryosphere|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Mar||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|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.
|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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Semester 1: Block taught over 3 weeks. Dates to be confirmed
Written assignment (6–8,000 words, 60%), Debate position paper (team, 20%) and oral debate (team, 20%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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