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Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Earth Systems Science

Geosciences

This specialisation focuses on study of the solid Earth, including its composition, structure, and how topography and sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks at the Earth’s surface reflect Earth processes. The Geosciences specialisation includes coursework designed to prepare students for careers in geotechnical and environmental consulting, and natural resource exploration and management. Students are also prepared for graduate study in the geological sciences.

All Specialisations

(Academic Year 2017/18)

Major Core

 

Course Code Course Title AU Year Taken Next Offered Prerequisite

Geosciences Specialisation

(Academic Year 2017/18)

Additional Major Core

Course Code Course Title AU Year Taken Next Offered Prerequisite
ES2002 Earth Materials 4 Year 2 Sem 2 ES1003
ES2004 Layers and Landforms 4 Year 3 Sem 1 ES1003
ES2101 Introduction to Geological Field Mapping 3 Year 2 or 3 Special Term ES1003
ES3002 Structural Geology and Tectonics 4 Year 2 Sem 2 ES1003
ES3004 Introduction to Geophysics 4 Year 3 Sem 2 ES1003 or by permission
ES3003 Introduction to Geochemistry 4 Year 3 Sem 1 ES1003 or by permission
ES3005 Advanced Field Course in Geology 5 Year 3 Special Term

Major-PE

Students from Geosciences specialization will choose 29 AUs from the Major-PE. Students must take at least 13 AUs of Basic Sciences courses (BS/CM/PH).

If students have not passed Chemistry at A-level or equivalent, they will be required to take CM1021 as part of Major-PE. If students have not passed Physics at A-level or equivalent, they will be required to take PH1801. Other students may not take PH1801.

Course Code Course Title AU Next Offered Prerequisite

GER Core

Course Code Course Title AU Year Taken Prerequisite

GER-PE

5 courses (15 AUs) with atleast one course in each category:

  • Business and Management (BM)
  • Liberal Arts (LA)
  • Science & Technology (STS)

UE

Students have the freedom to choose any courses(18 AUs) they wish for Unrestricted Electives. If they choose they can use these units to complete an academic minor, gain depth or breadth in their field, or pursue other interests.