Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 days of fieldwork. Total contact is 72 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Steven Boger
Depending on staffing and student numbers, excursion sites may include:
At the end of this subject, students should 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 should appreciate how observable geological phenomena can be documented, analysed and interpreted to provide an understanding of Earth processes.
A written report of up to 2500 words due at the end of semester (75%); Selected field exercises and laboratory exercises (25%).
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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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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.
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.
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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