Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Hobart based students are encouraged to enrol internally (face-to-face).
This unit is designed to give students examples of the way science is used in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean and enable students in the Bachelor of Antarctic Science to select specialised fields of study in years 2 and 3. It can also be studied by those in other degrees with a general science background. It covers:
- an understanding of Gondwana
- ice and climate studies
- the physical and chemical nature of the Southern Ocean
- terrestrial and marine environment of the Antarctic and sub Antarctic, including plants, animals, birds and fish
- microorganisms of marine and lake environments
- the impact of humans on Antarctica, including energy use and the study of global climate change
|Unit name||Introduction to Marine and Antarctic Studies|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|Oceans and Cryosphere|
Dr K Michael
Dr K Michael, Prof A McMinn, staff of other schools and external personnel.
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,599.00||050999|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
3 hours lectures per week, and 1 hour tutorial per week
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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