Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Environmental Studies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Candidates must have a degree, be approved by the Dean of Science and have satisfied the medical examination prescribed by Antarctica New Zealand.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have developed an overview of the role of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean in the understanding and resolution of global issues and have knowledge of contemporary research activity in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Environmental Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

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Phone: (03) 369 3999

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