Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Lectures and practical classes.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x three hour practical class per week |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| All of |
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Phillips
Topics covered include the geological setting and genesis of major metalliferous deposits; magmatic, magmatic hydrothermal, submarine hydrothermal and surficial deposits of major metalliferous and non-metallic resources will be integrated with fluid inclusions, stable isotope, petrographic and field studies.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should comprehend the wide variety of metalliferous-ore-forming processes. Students should have developed skills in interpreting ore deposits, skills in exploration techniques based on ore-forming processes, and skills in communication.|
Five written assignments of up to 2000 words each during the semester (40%); assessment of practical exercises during the semester (10%); a 2-hour practical examination held at the end of the semester (20%); a 2-hour written examination during the examination period (30%).
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Notes:||This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.|
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
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