Bachelor of Science

Geography

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following unit: 6 cps
GEPL112 Where in the World? Australia's Human Geography 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 cps
GEPL106 Earth Surface Systems 6  
GEPL111 Earth in Crisis? 6  
And complete 24 credit points from the following units: 24 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
GEOL110 Geology and the Environment I 6  
GEOL120 Geology and the Environment II 6  
PHYS131 Applied Physics I 6  
PHYS132 Applied Physics II 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
42 cps
GEPL307 Climate Change and Future Planning 6  
GEPL309 Natural Hazards 6  
GEPL311 Catchment to Coast 6  
GEPL322 Cradle to Grave: Population Geography 6  
GEPL338 Understanding Research 6  
GEPL341 Environmental Biogeography 6  
NR331 Remote Sensing and Surveying 6  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 54 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 54 credit points by either:
Completing a second Major and Elective Units
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 24 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-24 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
ECOL203 Ecology - Populations to Ecosystems 6  
GEOL206 Field Mapping and Sedimentology 6  
GEOL208 Structural and Metamorphic Geology 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
ECOL311 Ecology of Australian Vegetation 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
GEOL311 Palaeontology and Stratigraphy 6  
GEOL312 Geophysics and Applied GIS for Earth Sciences 6  
GEOL313 Environmental Geology 6  
GEOL314 Geological Field Mapping 6  
GEPL306 Landscape Processes 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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