Courses & Units

Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic LAW606

Hobart

Note: Semester 2 Off campus offering is only available for outbound exchange students studying an equivalent unit overseas on approved international exchange.

Introduction

Considers the public international law aspects of the law of the sea and the Antarctic continent. The unit examines the Antarctic Treaty, Madrid Protocol, Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, Australia's maritime zones of jurisdiction and international marine and inland capture fisheries law including the UN Law of the Sea Convention, UN Fish Stocks Agreement, the FAO Compliance Agreement, the FAO Port State Measures Agreement, and relevant soft law instruments.

Summary

Unit name Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic
Unit code LAW606
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Law
Teaching staff

Dr G Lugten

Level Advanced

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2015: $1,283.00 2015: $1,486.00 090999

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.

Requisites

  • Pre-requisites: Law Students: Either LAW221, LAW222, LAW223, LAW224, LAW225, LAW226, LAW204, LAW205 OR LAW250, LAW251, LAW252, LAW253, LAW254, LAW255, LAW256, LAW204.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3-hr/2-hr block lecture seminars, alternating each week

Assessment

1 x mid-sem test (20%), Take-home exam (papers distributed in week 10, and submitted week 13) (80%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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Note:

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