PACIFIC 100G Introduction to Pacific Studies

PACIFIC 100G | BE, EDSW, EMHSS, LC | Semester One 2020 | City Campus


Indigenous ways of knowing and doing are the framework for this course. It showcases Pacific Studies and provides students with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the ways Pacific cultures are expressed.  Topics covered include health and wellbeing, ethnic and gender identities, spirituality, history, politics, sport and society, languages, performing arts, leadership, innovation and sustainabilty. 

Course aims

By the end of this course, you should:

  • Understand the fundamental elements of the Pacific
  • Have been introduced to Pacific Studies as a means of inquiry and knowledge


Five multiple choice quizzes (15% total)
1500 word essay (20%) 
Collective project (15%) 

Final exam (50%)

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