PCAS is a 15 week, in-depth, multi-disciplinary program of study that critically examines contemporary scientific, environmental, social and political debates focused on Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. It includes a 10 day visit to Antarctica, supported by Antarctica New Zealand, where participants undertake a mix of analytical and interpretive field projects and environmental monitoring projects in the vicinity of Scott Base.

The program provides a unique Antarctic experience that is valuable for:

  • Future Antarctic researchers
  • Employees and managers within National Antarctic programs
  • Employees within government agencies involved in Antarctic policy or environmental management
  • School teachers and university lecturers
  • Antarctic enthusiasts

The program can be used as part of a Masters Degree.
Scholarships are available for participants from National Antarctic Programs.
Applications close 1 August 2013.

Further details available: http://www.anta.canterbury.ac.nz/courses/gcas/index.shtml

PCAS brochure