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Planet Earth

Undergraduate | TAS-KEA101 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Planet Earth

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Describe scientific theories relevant to the workings of the Earth and other planets.
    2. Identify and explain how Earth processes form the world around us.
    3. Collect, analyse, and interpret geological data using a variety of field and lab-based techniques.
    4. Integrate geological information/data sets to explain the evolution of Earth environments.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 1 x 1-hr online tutorial (13 weeks), 3-hr lab weekly (12 weeks) 1 x 3 hr and 1 x 6 hr virtual field excursion *Please check that your computer meets the minimum system requirements if you are attending via distance/off-campus.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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