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GEOG278 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 GEOG278
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,141.35
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GEOG 102 or 108 points
GEOG 378
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Teaching staff

To be confirmed when 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 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.

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system