Courses & Units

Marine and Antarctic Politics HPP408


This unit is offered subject to sufficient numbers


This unit provides students with the opportunity for advanced level study of selected marine and Antarctic political issues concerning such topics as the Antarctic Treaty System; Law of the Sea and oceans governance; global, regional and domestic fisheries management; and marine environmental conservation.


Unit name Marine and Antarctic Politics
Unit code HPP408
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Teaching staff

Dr J Vince

Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

2-hour seminar weekly (13 wks)


Off Campus:   Online seminar participation (20%); 1500-word discussion paper/short essay (20%); 1000-word research essay outline (10%); 3500-word research essay (50%)

On Campus:  Seminar participation (20%); 1500-word discussion paper/short essay (20%); 1000-word research essay outline (10%); 3500-word research essay (50%)

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