Subject Descriptions - Subject List


Calendar: 2022 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Department: School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences

100-Level Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Availability
ARCH102 Big Questions in Archaeology 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL104 Evolution, Biodiversity and Environment 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL105 Functional Biology of Animals and Plants 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC101 Planet Earth 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC102 Earth's Interconnected Spheres 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC103 Earth's Dynamic Surface 6 Not Available in 2022
EESC105 Introductory Geospatial Analysis 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
SCIE103 Climate Change 6 Not Available in 2022


200-Level Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Availability
ARCH202 World Archaeology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL240 Biodiversity of Marine and Freshwater Organisms 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL241 Biodiversity of Terrestrial Organisms 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL251 Principles of Ecology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL252 Evolution and Behaviour 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL292 Special Biology Studies 6 Not Available in 2022
CHEM214 Analytical and Environmental Chemistry 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC202 Shaping Earth's Surface 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC203 Biogeography and Environmental Change 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC207 Advanced Geospatial Analysis 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC209 G-cubed: Geochemistry, Geochronology, Geophysics 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC250 Field Geology 6 Sum/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
EESC252 Engineering and Environmental Geology 6 DXB/Dub/On /Class 1;
Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
GEOS215 Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironments 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
MARE200 Introduction to Oceanography 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
SCII210 Climate Change 6 Spr/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
SCII211 Natural Hazards 6 Aut/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
SCIP213 Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences Preliminary Project 6 Ann/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
Aut/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
Spr/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
Sum/Wol/Fle/Class 1;


300-Level Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Availability
ARCH301 Archaeology in Action: Understanding the Archaeological record 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
ARCH302 Digging Down Under: Archaeology of Australasia 6 Aut/Wol/Dis/Class 1;
ARCH303 Dung, death and decay: modern methods in Archaeology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL360 Applications in Conservation Biology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL361 Conservation Biology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL362 Ecophysiology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL363 Professional Skills in Ecology 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL365 Marine and Terrestrial Ecology 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
CHEM337 Environmental and Atmospheric Chemistry 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC320 Project Management in the Earth and Environmental Sciences 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC321 Plate Tectonics, Macrotopography and Earth History 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC322 Coastal Environments: Process and Management 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC323 Fluvial Geomorphology and Sedimentology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC326 Resources and Environments 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC328 Dung, Death and Decay: Modern scientific methods in archaeology 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
EESC330 Advanced field skills in the Earth Sciences 6 Not Available in 2022
EESC331 Changing Global Environments 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
GEOS309 Igneous-metamorphic geology methods and processes 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
MARE360 Fisheries and Aquaculture 6 Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
SCII310 Remote Sensing 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
SCIP310 Advanced Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences Project 6 Aut/Wol/On /Class 1;
Spr/Wol/On /Class 1;
Sum/Wol/On /Class 1;


400-Level Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Availability
BIOL410 Conservation Biology Project 48 SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL416 Conservation Biology Project (Part-Time) 24 SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
BIOL427 Conservation Biology Project Part 2 for Part-Time Students 24 Not Available in 2022
ENVI408 Research Report 30 Not Available in 2022
SCIP410 Preliminary Research Project - SEALS 12 Aut/Wol/Fle/Class 1;
Spr/Wol/Fle/Class 1;


Honours Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Availability
ENVI402 Research Report 36 SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
ENVI403 Research Report 24 Not Available in 2022
HONS410 Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences Honours 48 SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
HONS411 Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences Honours (Part-Time) 24 SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;
SMA/Wol/On /Class 1;



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