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

Credit points: 12
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: EA4401 EA4402
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Available to level 4 honours students in the degrees listed above. Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Candidates may enrol to commence study at the beginning of either Teaching Period 1 or 2. The subject includes: a thesis involving original research work; additional studies in the school; and/or a specialised program of studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Experience of the processes and procedures required to undertake a successful independent research project in Earth and Environmental Science;
  • Improved skills in verbal and written communication, data analysis, literature survey and presentation.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > Thesis - (75%)
  • Other studies - (25%).
Prerequisites: Satisfactory fulfilment of requirements for entry into the Honours program in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Ioan Sanislav

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Ioan Sanislav

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Dr Ioan Sanislav, Assoc. Professor Carl Spandler, Professor Paul Dirks, Professor Eric Roberts, Dr James Daniell, Dr Jan Huizenga.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars - 7 days x 6hrs
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Professor Eric Roberts
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Dr Ioan Sanislav, Assoc. Professor Carl Spandler, Professor Paul Dirks, Professor Eric Roberts, Dr James Daniell, Dr Jan Huizenga.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 16 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.