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Earth's Structure

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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Overview

This breadth track explores the Earth's internal composition, structure and evolution over geological time.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ERTH10002 Understanding Planet Earth
Semester 2
12.5
GEOL20003 Earth Composition, Minerals and Magmas
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL20002 Structural and Metamorphic Geology
Semester 1
12.5

Students can extend this track by taking:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GEOL30002 Tectonics & Geodynamics
February
12.5

And/or:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GEOL30004 Geochemistry & Petrogenesis
Semester 1
12.5

Notes

These subjects are not approved as breadth for Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Engineering students.

Some of these subjects are not available as breadth for all Bachelor of Environments students. Refer to Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors for more information.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 23 July 2019