Natural Hazards: A GIS Approach (Adv) (GEOS2911)


This unit has the same objectives as GEOS2111 and is suitable for students who wish to pursue aspects of the subject in greater depth. Entry is restricted and selection is made from the applicants on the basis of their performance to date. Students who elect to take this unit will participate in alternatives to some aspects of the standard unit and will be required to pursue independent work to meet unit objectives.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Two hour lecture; two hour practical/tute/lab


One 2 hour exam, three reports (100%)


No set textbook

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


A mark of 75 in a 6 credit point Junior Geosciences unit of study



Additional Information

Staff will organize a non-compulsory half-day weekend field excursion to explore local Sydney hazards for interested students.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.