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Environmental and Sedimentary Geology(Adv) - GEOS3803

Year - 2020

This unit has the same objectives as GEOS3103 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 at the time of enrolment. Students who 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. Specific details for this unit of study will be announced in meetings with students in week 1 of semester.

Two 1 hour lectures and one 3 hour tutorial/practical class per week.

One 2 hour exam, practical, field reports and quizzes (100%)

Course notes will be available from the Copy Centre and appropriate set of reference texts will be placed on special reserve in the library.

Additional information
Students who have a credit average for all Geoscience units may enrol in this unit with the permission of the Head of School.

Assumed knowledge
(GEOS1003 or GEOS1903)


A mark of 75 or above in [(GEOS2114 or GEOS2914) and (GEOS2124 or GEOS2924)]




Faculty: Science

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Geosciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
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: Dr Dan Penny (Coordinator), Dr. Adriana Dutkiewicz
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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