Earth Science - GEOLS13965

Stream Summary

Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences


Program: 3965 - Environmental Management


Bachelor of Environmental Management (Major)

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Stream Outline

Earth Scientists study the nature and evolution of the structure of our planet, covering everything from natural crystals and fossils to the powerful forces that drive earthquakes and volcanoes and move continents across the globe. Almost everything we do involves the Earth in some way. Tuition covers environmental geology, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrogeology and groundwater contamination, mineral and petroleum exploration and resources, palaeontology, remote sensing and much more. Field work in different regions of New South Wales is an essential part of geology courses.

Stream Structure

A major in Earth Science is comprised of 78 units of credit of the following courses:

Stage 1
Recommended electives (these courses are not required but are recommended as good complementary courses for this major):

Stage 2
PLUS 6 UOC from:

Stage 3
  • GEOS3181 (new course in development)
PLUS 12 UOC from:


  1. The School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences maintain enrolment guides for many sub-disciplines of Earth Science: these are available from the BSB Office (G27 BioScience Building).


For information about Honours in Earth Science see the following links or contact the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES):

Students in Science, Science and Business, Environmental Management, Science (International), or an associated Dual Degree:
Students in Advanced Science or an associated Dual Degree:

Study Levels

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