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Soil Science and Hydrology

Honours unit of study table (Table A)

Honours in Soil Science and Hydrology is embedded in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. It is comprised of a total of 36-credit points that is distributed across 12-credit points of coursework and 24 credit points dedicated to a research project. The coursework units are to be selected in consultation with the supervisor and will be in a relevant complementary field of study. The remaining 24-credit points are dedicated to a research project.

The research project includes five marked assessments: research proposal, literature review, poster, research paper and an oral presentation.

Contact and further information:

Associate Professor Stephen Cattle
stephen.cattle@sydney.edu.au
Associate Professor Andrew Merchant
andrew.merchant@sydney.edu.au

Soil Science and Hydrology (Honours)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Soil Science and Hydrology) requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework core units, and
(ii) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(iii) 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

 

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

Honours Coursework Core

SOIL4000
Soil and Water in the Changing Environment
6 144 credit points of units including SOIL2005

Honours Coursework Selective

ENVX4001
GIS, Remote Sensing and Land Management
6 Basic GIS knowledge. Completion of at least a major or minor
144 cp of 1000-3000 level units
LIFE4000
Data and Technology for the Life Sciences
6 Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level
144 credit points of units of study including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A or 1
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6 Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level
144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12

Honours Core Research Project

AFAB4103
Agriculture and Food Honours project A
6 C AFAB4104
N
AFNR4101 or FOOD4103 or AGRI4103 or SOIL4103
AFAB4104
Agriculture and Food Honours Project B
6 C AFAB4103
N AFNR4101 or FOOD4104 or AGRI4104 or SOIL4104
AFAB4105
Agriculture and Food Honours Project C
6 C AFAB4106
N AFNR4102 or FOOD4105 or AGRI4105 or SOIL4105
AFAB4106
Agriculture and Food Honours Project D

6 C AFAB4105 and SCIE4999
N AFNR4102 or FOOD4106 or AGRI4106 or SOIL4106
SCIE4999
Final Honours Mark
0