Environmental and Sedimentary Geology(Adv) (GEOS3803)


This unit has the same objectives as GEOS3103 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 at the time of enrolment. 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. Specific details for this unit of study will be announced in meetings with students in week 1 of semester.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Two 1 hour lectures and one 3 hour tutorial/practical class per week.


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


Course notes will be available from the Copy Centre and appropriate set of reference texts will be placed on special reserve in the library.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


Distinctions in (GEOS2114 or GEOS2914) and (GEOS2124 or GEOS2924)

Assumed knowledge

(GEOS1003 or GEOS1903) and GEOS2124



Additional Information

Prerequisites: Students who have a credit average for all Geoscience units may enrol in this unit with permission of the Head of School.

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.