ANTA101-23SU2 (D) Summer Nov 2023 start (Distance)


15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 November 2023
End Date: Sunday, 17 December 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 19 November 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 3 December 2023


This introductory course explores the Antarctic continent and the Southern Ocean. It aims to develop an understanding of the relevance of the polar regions to current issues such as climate change, environmental management, and living resource conservation and protection. The content of the course will be a combination of ANTA102 and ANTA103. The course will be delivered entirely online through LEARN, which will allow students flexibility as to when they view the lectures.


INCO103, ANTA102 and ANTA103, ANTA112 and ANTA113


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Online Quizzes (5) 50% Due at the end of each week of the course
Online Debate 25% Due during Week 4
Final Essay 25% Due at the end of Week 5

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Liggett, D., Storey B., Cook, Y., and Meduna, V; Exploring the last continent: an introduction to Antarctica ; Heidelberg and New York: Springer, 2015.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment .

All ANTA101 Occurrences

  • ANTA101-23SU2 (D) Summer Nov 2023 start (Distance)