Bachelor of Geology (Honours) [End-on]

Bachelor of Geology (Honours) [End-on]

Course code

56009

Course type

Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a discipline cognate to the proposed area of research, (or qualifications recognised by the Division as equivalent); and

Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in specific discipline areas.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Additional selection requirements

Entry to the program is by invitation of the College Dean

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Geology (Honours) at James Cook University will be able to:

  • Integrate and apply a coherent and advanced body of theoretical and technical knowledge and skills, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in the discipline of Geology

  • Generate, analyse, synthesise and evaluate data and evidence to identify and provide solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence

  • Communicate knowledge, data, arguments and research findings clearly and coherently to a variety of audiences through advanced English language, numeracy and technological skills

  • Apply knowledge of research principles, methods, techniques and tools to plan and execute project work and/or a piece of research and scholarship with some independence

  • Critically review regulatory requirements, ethical principles and, where appropriate, cultural frameworks, to work effectively, responsibly and safely in research contexts.

Course Structure

OPTIONS

Select full-time or part-time honours

Full-time honours

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Part-time honours

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

Nil

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

BACHELOR OF GEOLOGY (HONOURS)

Approved abbreviation

BGeol(Hons)

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable