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GEOG378 Geographies of the South Pacific

An exploration of contemporary debates in geography with an emphasis on their expression in South Pacific contexts.

Paper title Geographies of the South Pacific
Paper code GEOG378
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,627.65

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Prerequisite
54 GEOG points
Restriction
GEOG 278
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

To be confirmed when paper is next offered.

Textbooks
No text book is required: key readings will be available on Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy.
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Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students should:
  1. Have a critical awareness and understanding of contemporary debates in geography
  2. Be able to independently assess and critique how these debates manifest in a South Pacific context
  3. Have an appreciation for the situated nature of geographical knowledge
  4. Understand the importance of context and of language in geography.
Teaching Arrangements

This course is based on a series of lectures and tutorials as well as a series of key readings

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Timetable

Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2020

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard