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|Year and Campus:||2009|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Faculty of Science
The University of Melbourne
Tel: + 61 3 8344 6404
Fax: +61 3 8344 5803
|Course Overview:||This course aims to provide advanced training in the Earth Sciences.|
|Objectives:||To provide advanced training in the Earth Sciences to candidates from Australia and overseas.|
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students will undertake a total of 50 points of 400-level studies divided into two 25 point subjects.
Together these two subjects consist of 8 week-long workshop-style intensive modules to be taken over 12 weeks
|Entry Requirements:||A Bachelor of Science degree specialising in Earth Sciences, or a Bachelor of Science degree with a background or work experience in Earth Sciences.|
|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.|
This course offers a pathway to both the Earth Sciences stream of the Postgraduate Diploma in Science and the Master of Earth Science.
|Generic Skills:||On completion of their studies students will have been given opportunities to: |
• increase their knowledge and understanding of the relevant discipline and awareness of current developments and issues relating to this discipline
• develop independent and critical thinking skills
• improve oral and written communication skills
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/|
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