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Geography

Unit of study table (Table A)

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 02 December 2022.
View details of the changes below.

Geography major

A major in Geography requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core interdisciplinary project units
(v) 18 credit points of 3000-level disciplinary selective or interdisciplinary project selective units

Geography minor

A minor in Geography requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core interdisciplinary project units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level disciplinary selective or interdisciplinary project selective units

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Core
GEOS1001
Earth, Environment and Society
6 N GEOS1901 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001
GEOS1002
Introductory Geography
6 N GEOS1902 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002
GEOS1901
Earth, Environment and Society Advanced
6 A (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
N GEOS1001 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001
GEOS1902
Introductory Geography (Advanced)
6 A (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
N GEOS1002 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002

2000-level units of study

Core
GEOS2121
Environmental and Resource Management
6 P GEOS1X01 or GEOS1X02 or ECOP1X01 or SIEN1000
N GEOS2921
GEOS2921
Environmental and Resource Management (Adv)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in GEOS1X01 or GEOS1X02 or ECOP1X01 or SIEN1000
N GEOS2121
Selective
GEOS2111
Hazards, Climate Change and Disasters
6 P 6 credit points of 1000-level units from (GEOS1XXX or GEOL1XXX)
N GEOS2911
GEOS2911
Hazards, Climate Change and Disasters (Adv)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in (GEOS1XXX or GEOL1XXX)
N GEOS2111
GEOS2116
Earth Surface Processes
6 N GEOS2916 or GEOG2321
GEOS2916
Earth Surface Processes (Advanced)
6 P Annual average mark of at least 70
N GEOS2116 or GEOG2321
GEOS2123
The Geography of Cities and Regions
6 P GEOS1X01 or GEOS1X02 or DAAE1001
N GEOS2923
GEOS2923
The Geography of Cities and Regions (Adv)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in GEOS1X01 or GEOS1X02 or DAAE1001
N GEOS2123

3000-level units of study

Core interdisciplinary project
GEOG3888
Integrated Geographical Practice
6 P GEOS2X21 and (GEOS2X11 or GEOS2X15 or GEOS2X16 or GEOS2X23)
Disciplinary selective
ENVI3111
Environmental Law and Ethics
6 A ENVI2x22
P
12 credit points of 2000-level units of study
N ENVI3911
ENVI3911
Environmental Law and Ethics (Advanced)
6 A ENVI2x22
P
An average mark of 75 or above across (12 credit points of 2000-level units of study)
N ENVI3111
GEOS3009
Coastal Environments and Processes
6 P 12 cp from (GEOS2X11 or GEOS2X15 or GEOS2X16 or GEOS2X21 or BIOL2022)
N GEOS3909 or MARS3003 or MARS3105
GEOS3909
Coastal Environments and Processes (Adv)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in GEOS2X15
N GEOS3009 or MARS3003 or MARS3105
GEOS3014
GIS for Land and Coastal Management
6 P Either 12 credit points of Intermediate Geoscience units or [(GEOS2115 or GEOS2915) and (BIOL2018 or BIOL2918 or BIOL2024 or BIOL2924 or BIOL2028 or BIOL2928)]
N GEOS3914 or ENVX3001
GEOS3914
GIS for Land and Coastal Management (Adv)
6 P Distinction average in either 12 credit points of Intermediate Geoscience units or [(GEOS2115 or GEOS2915) and (BIOL2018 or BIOL2918 or BIOL2024 or BIOL2924 or BIOL2028 or BIOL2928)]
N GEOS3014 or ENVX3001
GEOS3053
Asia-Pacific Field School

6 P GEOS2X21 or AREC2005 or GOVT2228 or GEOS2X11 or GEOS2X23 or GEOS2X16
N
GEOG3201 or GEOS3953
Students must contact the unit coordinator no later than September in the year before taking this unit.
GEOS3953
Asia-Pacific Field School (Advanced)

6 P A mark of 75 or above in (GEOS2X21 or AREC2005 or GOVT2228 or GEOS2X11 or GEOS2X23 or GEOS2X16)
N
GEOS3053
GEOS3103
Environment, Sediment and Climate Change
6 A (GEOS1003 or GEOS1903)
P (GEOS2114 or GEOS2914) or (GEOS2116 or GEOS2916) or (GEOS2124 or GEOS2924)
N GEOS3803
GEOS3803
Environment, Sediment and Climate Change (Adv)
6 A (GEOS1003 or GEOS1903)
P A mark of 75 or above in [(GEOS2114 or GEOS2914) or (GEOS2116 or GEOS2916) or (GEOS2124 or GEOS2924)]
N GEOS3103
Students who have a credit average for all Geoscience units may enrol in this unit with the permission of the Head of School.
GEOS3520
Urban Citizenship and Sustainability
6 P GEOS2X21 or GEOS2X23 or GOES2X15 or GEOS2X11 or ENVI2X22 or DAAE2012
N GEOS3920
GEOS3920
Urban Citizenship and Sustainability (Adv)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in (GEOS2X21 or GEOS2X23 or GEOS2X15 or GEOS2X11 or ENVI2X22 or DAAE2012)
N GEOS3520
GEOS3524
Global Change, Sustainable Livelihoods
6 P GEOX2X21 or AREC2005 or GOVT2228 or GEOS2X11 or GEOS2X23 or GEOS2X16
N GEOS3924 or GEOS2112 or GEOS2912
GEOS3924
Global Change, Sustainable Livelihoods (Adv)
6 P A mark or 75 or above in (GEOS2X21 or AREC2005 or GOVET2228 or GEOS2X11 or GEOS2X23 or GEOS2X16)
N GEOS3524 or GEOS2112 or GEOS2912
Interdisciplinary project selective
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 P 96 credit points

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
02/12/2022 Prerequisites (P) for GEOS3520 published as:
GEOS2X21 or GEOS2X23 or GOES2X15 or GEOS2X11 or LWSC2002
Prerequisites (P)  for GEOS3520 amended to:
P GEOS2X21 or GEOS2X23 or GOES2X15 or GEOS2X11 or ENVI2X22 or DAAE2012