Bachelor of Geology
Science and Engineering
English (Chemistry and Maths B recommended)
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
English Language Requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
72 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Candidates who have not completed either Chemistry or Maths B to Year 12 are required to undertake the corresponding preparatory subjects in Year 1 of the course.
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth
EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change
SC1102:03 Systems Modelling and Visualisation
CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science
CH1011:03 Chemistry for the Natural Sciences
EA2220:03 Earth Materials
EA2510:03 Earth Resources, Exploration and Environment
EA2900:03 Introductory Field Geology
EV2502:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
EA3100:03 Earth Dynamics
EA3200:03 Deformation, Metamorphism and Hydrothermal Fluids
EA3400:03 Ore Genesis
EA3510:03 Geological Mapping
EA3511:03 Advanced Geological Mapping
EA3800:03 Earth and Environmental Geochemistry
CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry
Any level 1 Science subject
MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics
Any level 1 Science subject
Select 6 credit points of BZ, CH, CP, EV, MA, MB, PH or SC level 1 subjects
EA2300:03 Crustal Processes
EA2110:03 Introduction to Sedimentology
Select 6 credit points of EA and EV level 2 subjects
Select 6 credit points of specified EA level 3 subjects
EA3005:03 Minesite Rehabilitation
EA3007:03 Field Studies in Tropical Water and Soil Science
EA3008:03 Advanced Hydrology
EV3018:03 Professional Vacation Placement
EV3404:03 Field Studies in Tropical Geography
EV3502:03 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
EA3650:03 Sedimentary Environments and Energy Resources
COURSE AVAILALE AT
Expected time to complete
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
18 credit points for the course
Maximum of 6 credit points at level 3
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
48 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 15 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
A maximum of 9 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 3.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Available as a separate graduate entry course
Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.