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EA4501 - Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: EA4501 EA4502 EA4503 EA4504
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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

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

Subject Assessment

  • thesis (75%)
  • other studies (25%).
Prerequisites: Satisfactory fulfilment of requirements for entry into Honours program in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences


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.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020

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.