|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is offered over a two-week period either between Semesters 1 and 2 (July) and/or in the Semester 2 break (September). Total contact is 66 hours comprising 60 hours of fieldwork (10 days) and six hours of lectures |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Earth sciences 625-223 and 625-301 or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Credit cannot be gained for both this subject and either 625-311 or 625-312 (prior to 2004).|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit|
CoordinatorProfessor C J L Wilson
|Subject Overview:|| |
Excursion sites that may be visited include:
If there is sufficient interest, some overseas excursions may be offered.
At the end of this subject, students will have skills in field geology that will enable them to identify unfamiliar minerals and rocks in the field, collate and interpret observations from stratigraphy and rock relationships and structural geology. They will appreciate how observable geological phenomena can be documented, analysed and interpreted to provide an understanding of Earth processes.
|Assessment:||A written report of up to 2500 words due at the end of semester (75%); field notebooks (10%); field exercises (15%).|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.
Special Requirements: Geological hammer, hand lens and magnet. Students should consult the Earth Sciences web site for dates, charges for excursions, accommodation and food and other information including safety requirements.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Science
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