Courses & Units

Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic LAW606

Hobart

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
School of Law
Discipline School of Law
Coordinator

Dr Gail Lugten

Teaching staff

Dr Gail Lugten

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

About Census Dates

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $1,561.00 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

LAW204 OR LAW255 AND LAW251 AND LAW250 AND LAW252 AND LAW254 AND LAW256 AND LAW253 OR LAW221 AND LAW226 AND LAW222 AND LAW205 AND LAW224 AND LAW223 AND LAW225 OR LAW221 AND LAW222 AND LAW223 AND LAW253 AND LAW224 AND LAW351 AND LAW352

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: 

A five-question short-answer test on the content covered in Week One (first 5 lectures). 30%

Assessment Task 2: 

A 2,000 word E-Portfolio 70%

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Textbooks

Required

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

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