Soil Science and Hydrology

Honours

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.

Honours Coordinator:

Associate Professor Stephen Cattle
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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

SOIL SCIENCE AND HYDROLOGY (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Soil Science and Hydrology) requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(ii) 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Selective

ENVX4001
GIS, Remote Sensing and Land Management
6    A Basic GIS knowledge. Completion of at least a major or minor
P 144 cp of 1000-3000 level units
Semester 1
LIFE4000
Data and Technology for the Life Sciences
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 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
Intensive March
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 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.
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
Intensive March
SOIL4000
Soil and Water in the Changing Environment
6    P 144 credit points of units including SOIL2005
Semester 1

Honours Core Research Project

SOIL4103
Soil Science and Hydrology Honours Project A
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SOIL4104
Soil Science and Hydrology Honours Project B
6    C SOIL4103
Semester 1
Semester 2
SOIL4105
Soil Science and Hydrology Honours Project C
6    C SOIL4104
Semester 1
Semester 2
SOIL4106
Soil Science and Hydrology Honours Project D
6    C SOIL4105 and SCIE4999
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCIE4999
Final Honours Mark
     Semester 1
Semester 2