Course Structure - Bachelor of Science in Geology Advanced

Courses and Study Subject alternative pages Course Structure - Bachelor of Science in Geology Advanced

All students in the course will study these subjects.

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science or CH1011:03 Chemistry for the Natural Sciences

SC3002:03 Science, Research and Society or SC5055:03 Research and Communication Skills in Natural Sciences

SC3003:03 Science Research Internship or a level 5 Science subject approved by the Course Coordinator

All students must also choose a Major to study in detail (see subject list below). You have the option of focussing on another key study area by taking a Second Major, or broadening your scientific knowledge by selecting science subjects from many disciplines. For the rules about the full course structure, please visit the Bachelor of Science handbook page.

BSc – Geology Advanced Major

Major Code


Available in

Bachelor of Science

Credit points

30 credit points

Major Structure


Level 1

EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

Level 2

EA2220:03 Minerals and Magmas

EA2300:03 Introductory Structural and Metamorphic Geology

EV2502:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

EA2900:03 Introductory Field Geology

Level 5

EA5041:03 Igneous Petrology and Processes

EA5042:03 Advanced Structural and Metamorphic Geology

EA5044:03 Geological Mapping

EA5045:03 Field Techniques in Geology