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Governing Antarctica

Undergraduate | TAS-KSA201 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Governing Antarctica

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a broad understanding of the geographical scope and characteristics of the Antarctic and understand what activities are conducted there that make it vulnerable.
    2. Interpret the vulnerabilities of the Antarctic in order to identify options to avoid potentially harmful practices.
    3. Analyse a wide range of legal and regulatory instruments that help to manage human use.
    4. Critically assess the effectiveness of specific policy and legal approaches to solving human use problems.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 1 hour of pre-recorded lectures, 1 hour of synchronous online lecture, 1 hour tutorial *Accessed through computers in University Labs and the Libraries; and also at home. It will only be available to authorised users (enrolled students and teaching/examining staff) who will be issued with a personal identification name and password.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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