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Volcanoes, Hot Rocks and Minerals Adv - GEOS2914

Year - 2020

This unit has the same objectives as GEOS2114 and is suitable for students who wish to pursue aspects of the subject in greater depth. Entry is restricted and selection is made from the applicants on the basis of their performance to date. Students that elect to take this unit will participate in alternatives to some aspects of the standard unit and will be required to pursue independent work to meet unit objectives. This unit may be taken as part of the BSc (Advanced).

Two 1 hour lectures and one 3 hour practical per week.

One 2 hour exam, practical reports, field trip report, group presentation (100%)

No required textbook. Course notes available.

Additional information
An optional volcano field study trip to New Zealand's North Island in February is available for up to 20 students. Extra costs apply. Contact with the School is the preceding November or December is advisable to secure a place on the trip.


24 credit points of Junior Science units of study and Distinction in (GEOL1002 or GEOS1002 or ENVI1002 or GEOL1501 or GEOL1902 or GEOS1902 or GEOS1003 or GEOS1903).


GEOS2114 or GEOL2001


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Geosciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Derek Wyman, A/Prof Patrice Rey, Dr Nicolas Flament
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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