Advanced Physical Oceanography - MATHO13762

Stream Summary

Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics


Program: 3762 - AdvSci(Hons)/Engineering(Hons)


Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) (Major)

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Stream Outline

The study of Physical Oceanography involves an understanding of the mathematical equations that describe fluid flow, and how these are used in the context of the ocean. It also explores ocean measurement and the numerical modelling of processes at various scales.

Stream Structure

A major in Advanced Physical Oceanography is comprised of 90 units of credit of courses as follows:

Stage 1

Stage 2
Recommended elective (this course is not required but is recommended as a good complementary course for this major):

Stage 3


For information about Honours in Advanced Physical Oceanography see the Physical Oceanography Honours plan or contact the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
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