Courses - New Zealand
Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury, Christchurch
- Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies (PCAS) - 14 weeks Nov-Feb including a field trip to Antarctica
- Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) - 1 year full time
- PhD in Antarctic Studies (PhD) - 3-4 years full time
Undergraduate Courses (single units):
Duration: One Month (normally happens during November to December each year)
A distance ONLINE course introducing relevant current issues related to the Polar region studies (such as climate change, environmental management, living resource conservation and protection etc.). Eligible for worldwide candidates.
Antarctica: The Cold Continent (ANTA102):
Duration: Four months (normally happens from February to June each year)
An introductory course about Antarctic continent, sea ice, weather and climate, and human interaction and legal issues etc.
Antarctica: Life in the Cold (ANTA103):
Duration: Four months (normally happens from June to November each year)
A biological emphasis introductory course about Antarctica, sub-antarctica, and the Southern Ocean.
Antarctica and Global Change (ANTA201):
Duration: Four months (normally happens from July to November each year)
The course provides a multidisciplinary understanding about effects of global change in Antarctica.
Check website for course details.