Geology (2018)

The Geology minor provides the basic knowledge and skills required to understand the distribution of resources on the Earth, evaluate them as potential resources, and develop methods to maximise the utilisation of these resources while minimising the impact on the environment.

Geology is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Geology, students must gain 60 points, consisting of EARTH102, EARTH211, and 30 points from EARTH311, EARTH312 or EARTH313.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    EARTH102Discovering Planet Earth18B (Hamilton)
    This paper explores the Earth's interior and its dynamic interaction with the crust, including: the major rocks and minerals; interpreting the rock record and geologic maps; the geological time scale and fossils; plate tectonics; volcanism; earthquakes.
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    EARTH211Earth Resources and Materials18A (Hamilton)
    An introduction to the nature, composition and origin of earth resources and materials. Topics covered include: minerals in society and their properties; origin of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks; volcanological and sedimentary processes and the importance of earth materials as sources for resources used by society.
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    EARTH311VolcanologyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    EARTH312Sedimentary and Petroleum GeologyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    EARTH313Engineering GeologyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 November 2017 4:56pm

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