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SCUBA diving qualifications are not required.
This topic introduces students to the principles, theory and practice of maritime archaeology in Australia. The topic discusses the legal, ethical, safety, logistical and cultural heritage management issues associated with Australian historic shipwrecks within the general context of Australia's maritime heritage. Subjects covered include shipwreck site formation processes, search, survey, recording and excavation techniques, maritime heritage management and maritime archaeological displays in Australian museums. Case studies include the Dutch VOC ship 'Batavia', the Royal Naval vessels 'Pandora' and 'Sirius' and the colonial period shipwrecks of 'Rapid', 'James Matthews', 'William Salthouse' and 'Sydney Cove'.
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