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Geoscience

Type:

Major, Minor, Sub-Major

Description:

Geoscience is the study of the earth and its resources. This stream introduces the basic concepts of geology and develops these concepts with emphasis on the applications and practice of geology in environmental management and civil engineering.

Prerequisite(s):

Nil

Assumed Knowledge:

Nil

Courses:

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
Earth Systems EART 1010 4.5 1
Soils in the Australian Landscape EART 1011 4.5 1
Engineering and Environmental Geology EART 3012 4.5 2
Igneous & Metamorphic Geology II (GEOLOGY 2502 - University of Adelaide) Note(s): 3
Sedimentary Geology II (GEOLOGY 2500 - University of Adelaide) Note(s): 3
Geolab EART 3020 4.5 3
Igneous and Metamorphic Geology III (GEOLOGY 3016 - University of Adelaide) Note(s): 3
Mineral and Energy Resources III (GEOLOGY 3502 - University of Adelaide) Note(s): 3

Rules:

Nil

Notes:

  1. Students who wish to choose other relevant courses (not listed above), must seek approval from the Program Director.
  2. Some courses include a field component (which may vary in length and distance travelled and may incur additional charges).
  3. Students must enrol cross-institutionally in Igneous & Metamorphic Geology II (GEOLOGY 2502 - University of Adelaide), Sedimentary Geology II (GEOLOGY 2500 - University of Adelaide), Igneous and Metamorphic Geology III (GEOLOGY 3016 - University of Adelaide) and Mineral and Energy Resources III (GEOLOGY 3502 - University of Adelaide). Visit the Campus Central website for a link to the cross-institutional enrolment form. On successful completion of the courses, students will also need to apply for credit for them to be acknowledged towards their program. Details for application for credit can also be found on the Campus Central website.
  4. It is recommended that students undertake and successfully complete Engineering and Environmental Geology in Study Period 5 of their first year in order to be better prepared for the level 2 University of Adelaide courses.