Fossils and Tectonics (Advanced) (GEOS2924)


This unit has the same objectives as GEOS2124 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 that 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. This unit may be taken as part of the BSc (Advanced).

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Two 1 hour lectures plus one 2 hour practical each week.


One 2 hour exam, practical reports, field report (100%)


The same as for GEOS2124.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


Distinction in GEOS1003 or Distinction average in 12 credit points of Junior Geoscience units


GEOL2123 or GEOL2124 or GEOS2124

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.