While SCUBA diving is not a requirement to undertake this topic students can choose to participate in SCUBA diving as part of the topic. Flinders University has strict requirements for diving and boating safety. Students who choose to participate in SCUBA diving as a minimum, will need to hold a certified open water diving certificate, have logged a minimum of 15 hours, have a current diving medical certificate and have carried out a diving competency test.
Note: A fee will be charged to cover accommodation, transport and SCUBA diving costs. Please see topic coordinator for fee.
This topic will provide students with a grounding in the techniques of underwater survey, position fixing, mapping, photography (including video), recording, excavation and conservation. The topic will include content on various research methods and techniques used by maritime archaeologists.
This topic aims to: