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Introduction to Marine and Antarctic Science A

Undergraduate | TAS-KSA101 | 2024

Explore Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. You’ll learn how governments manage the southernmost coasts and seas of the world. Cover contemporary issues as well as some historical, legal, and political topics.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Introduction to Marine and Antarctic Science A

About this subject

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

    1. Describe the historical, legal and political background to contemporary Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
    2. Identify environmental, economic and social values of Antarctic, marine and coastal environments to understand their importance for national and international policy making.
    3. Discuss the drivers of change that impact on the environmental, economic and social values of Antarctic, marine and coastal environments.
    4. Describe the mechanisms and strategies used to manage Antarctic, marine, and coastal issues.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 1 hour tutorial per week. 3 hours of lectures per week

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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