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Geology in the field

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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This breadth track will provide students with a broad introduction to geological processes and equip them with important skills in how to map out and read the geological record. Students will apply and improve these skills by undertaking fieldwork.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ERTH10002 Understanding Planet Earth
Semester 2
GEOL20001 Geology of Southeast Australia
GEOL20004 Field Mapping and Sedimentary Geology


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