Geological Sciences (Major)

(This major is available at St Lucia only)

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
ERTH1000 2 Planet Earth: The Big Picture
GEOM1000 2 Fundamentals of Geographic Information and Technologies

Major requirements (14 units)

4 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
ERTH2003 2 Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironments
ERTH2004 2 Structural Geology

and 2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ERTH2002 2 Palaeobiology
ERTH2005 2 Mineralogy
ERTH2006 2 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology
ERTH2020 2 Introduction to Geophysics
ERTH2050 2 Field Geology
GEOM2000 2 Introduction to Earth Observation Sciences (EOS)
GEOS2110 2 Tectonics and Geomorphology of Active Plate Boundaries

and 8 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ERTH3001 2 Ore Deposits & Exploration Geology
ERTH3002 2 Advanced Field Experience
ERTH3003 2 Geomicrobiology
ERTH3021 2 Exploration & Mining Geophysics
ERTH3050 2 Field Geology: Mapping in the Outback
ERTH3060 2 Advanced Structural Geology [1]
ERTH3103 2 Sedimentary Environments [2]
ERTH3104 2 Tectonics and Crustal Evolution
ERTH3110 2 Marine Geoscience and Palaeoceanography
ERTH3203 2 Energy Resources [1]
ERTH3205 2 Geochemistry and Geochronology
ERTH3212 2 Geology of Coral Reefs
ERTH3222 2 Exploration Geochemistry
ERTH3250 2 Hydrogeology
ERTH3301 2 Ore Body Modelling
GEOM3001 2 Advanced Earth Observation Sciences (EOS)
PHYS3071 2 Computational Physics
SCIE3230 2 Introduction to Research in Geological Sciences
SCIE3231 2 Research Project II in Geological Sciences

End notes

  • [1] Course is offered in even-numbered years only.
  • [2] Course is offered in odd-numbered years only.