Courses & Units

Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic LAW606


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.


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
Teaching staff

Dr G Lugten

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


This unit is currently unavailable.


Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

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

About Census Dates



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2016: $1,305.00 2016: $1,523.00 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.


(LAW250, LAW251, LAW252, LAW253, LAW254, LAW255, LAW256 & LAW204) OR

(LAW221, LAW222, LAW223, LAW224, LAW253, LAW204, LAW351 & LAW352) OR

(LAW221, LAW222, LAW223, LAW224, LAW225, LAW226, LAW204 & LAW205)


Teaching Pattern

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


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

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable



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