Geology is the science of the earth, its constitution and evolution in a broad sense. Applied Geology involves a more specific interest in the application of earth science for the benefit of human civilisation and includes, for example, surveying metallic ore deposits, fossil fuels and groundwater resources, and applying geological knowledge in a range of engineering and environmental contexts.

Studying Geology at UNSW

Geology is generally studied as a major or minor within a Science degree program. Prospective students should refer to the discipline of "geoscience" for further information.

Earth Science can be studied in the following Programs 

Program Code & Name At the Level of Stream
3042 Chemical Eng/Science Major GEOLS13042
3047 Petroleum Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13047
3102 Industrial Chemistry/Science Major GEOLS13102
3142 Mining Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13142
3154 Actuarial Studies / Science Major GEOLS13154
3457 Music / Science Major GEOLS13457
3458 Music / Advanced Science Major GEOLS13458
3529 Commerce/Science Major GEOLS13529
3563 Economics / Science Major GEOLS13563
3566 Economics / Science (Adv Sc) Major GEOLS13566
3593 Commerce / Advanced Science Major GEOLS13593
3634 Photonic Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13634
3641 Telecommunications/Science Major GEOLS13641
3651 Software Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13651
3655 PV and Solar Energy/Science Major GEOLS13655
3658 Renewable Energy/Science Major GEOLS13658
3711 Mechanical & Manf Eng/Science Major GEOLS13711
3725 Electrical Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13725
3726 Computer Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13726
3730 Civil Engineering/Science Major GEOLS13730
3735 Environmental Engineering/Scie Major GEOLS13735
3746 Surveying and SIS/Science Major GEOLS13746
3755 Bioinformatics/Science Major GEOLS13755
3925 Science and Business Major GEOLS13925
3926 Science / Fine Arts Major GEOLS13926
3930 Science/Arts Major GEOLS13930
3931 Advanced Science/Arts Major GEOLS13931
3936 Adv Science/Social Science Major GEOLS13936
3937 Science/Social Rsch & Policy Major GEOLS13937
3938 Adv Science/Soc Rsch & Policy Major GEOLS13938
3941 Advanced Science / Engineering Major GEOLS13941
3943 Environmental Management/Arts Major GEOLS13943
3944 Advanced Science / Fine Arts Major GEOLS13944
3945 Advanced Science / Computer Sc Major GEOLS13945
3965 Environmental Management Major GEOLS13965
3970 Science Major GEOLS13970
3972 Advanced Science Major GEOLS13972
3983 Science/Computer Science Major GEOLS13983
3987 Science (International) Major GEOLS13987
3997 Science (Advanced) (Hons)/Law Major GEOLS13997
4076 Science/Education (Secondary) Major GEOLS14076
4770 Science / Law Major GEOLS14770
4772 Science and Business / Law Major GEOLS14772

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Geology can be studied in the following Programs 

Program Code & Name At the Level of Stream
3458 Music / Advanced Science Honours GEOLMH3458
3566 Economics / Science (Adv Sc) Honours GEOLMH3566
3593 Commerce / Advanced Science Honours GEOLMH3593
3931 Advanced Science/Arts Honours GEOLMH3931
3938 Adv Science/Soc Rsch & Policy Honours GEOLMH3938
3941 Advanced Science / Engineering Honours GEOLMH3941
3944 Advanced Science / Fine Arts Honours GEOLMH3944
3945 Advanced Science / Computer Sc Honours GEOLMH3945
3972 Advanced Science Honours GEOLMH3972
3997 Science (Advanced) (Hons)/Law Honours GEOLMH3997
4500 Science (Honours) Honours GEOLMH4500

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