Want to understand how our Earth works as a whole planet? Study the Geoscience major in the Bachelor of Science, and learn more about our planet and your world.
Explore how Earth compares to other planets, why we experience earthquakes, where the new resources of tomorrow will come from, and how you fit into 4.6 billion years of time.
Study geoscience and you’ll learn a range of skills, from geology and earth systems to mapping and geospatial, social science and the application of geoscience for society.
This is part of the Bachelor of Science.
Start date: 2022
HEAL506 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication
HEAL507 Health and Environment
CHEM501 Principles of Chemistry
ECOL501 Ecology and Evolution
BIOL501 Biological Sampling and Interpretation
ENVS522 Our Dynamic Earth
Plus five elective courses, or three electives and the Research Project course.
In your final year you can enrol in the Research Project course (30 points) if you have at least a B grade average in 60 points at level 6. This may involve working on a project related to your major.
SCIE701 Research Project
Geoscience can open doors in a range of careers including resource companies, government, national and international development, pollution and waste, environmental consultancies, museums and national parks.
*After completing a graduate diploma in education.
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