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

    About this paper

    Paper title Geographies of the South Pacific
    Subject Geography
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
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    54 GEOG points
    GEOG 278
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music, Science
    Teaching staff

    To be confirmed when paper is next offered.

    Teaching Arrangements

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


    No textbook 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.


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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