PACIFIC 100G Introduction to Pacific Studies

PACIFIC 100G | BE, EDSW, EMHSS, LC | Semester One 2019 | City Campus


This course is an introduction to the discipline of Pacific Studies, using indigenous ways of knowing as a framework for the expression and understanding of Pacific cultures. Topics covered include languages, identities, indigenous epistemologies, visual and performing arts, history, health and well being. 

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


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

Final exam (50%)

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