Oceans, Coasts and Climate Change (Adv) (GEOS2915)


This unit has the same objectives as GEOS2115 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


Twenty-five 1 hour lectures, three 1 hour workshops, eight 2 hour practical classes.


Lab reports (60%), one 2 hour exam (40%).


Online reading materials are provided via Fisher Library.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


Distinction average in 48 credit points from Junior units of study.

Assumed knowledge

GEOG1001 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOS1003 or GEOS1903 or ENVI1002 or GEOL1902 or GEOL1501


GEOS2115 or MARS2006

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.