UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

GEOS4499 Land and Water Fundamentals

Credit 6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multimode
Content This unit will cover the theoretical components of Introduction to Geology (GEOL1104) and Environmental Hydrology (ENVT 2251) as a bridging unit for students with non cognate backgrounds in the Master of Hydrogeology (coursework or coursework and dissertation) Master of Environmental Science (coursework or coursework and dissertation).
Outcomes Students are able to (1) demonstrate understanding of basic geological and hydrological processes; (2) undertake, analyse and communicate the findings of a simple hydrological experiment; and (3) demonstrated ability to asses, sumamrise and report on the scientific literature regarding basic geology or hydrology.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) online quizzes; (2) practical exercises; and (3) essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Sarah Bourke
Unit rules
Prerequisites: Enrolment in Master of Hydrogeology 72540 or Master of Environmental Science 72530
Contact hours Initial two-hour meeting in the first week.

Self-paced learning for the first three weeks then 2 x three-hour session per week for 3-4 weeks.
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/GEOS4499/SEM-1/2017

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