Field Methods and Mapping

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Field Methods and Mapping

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    GEOL1111/GEOS1111 or GEOL1211/GEOS1211 or GEOS1701

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course provides opportunity to undertake an extended field mapping exercise in a seleted area of the state. The course will cover practical geological mapping techniques, general field skills, and the integration of stratigraphic, lithological, structural and palaeontological concepts. Use of remote sensed and geophysical imagery of the area to be mapped will be included. This course may be run in conjuction with other universities.
    Note/s: A field mapping camp, up to 6 days in duration, forms the principal component of the course and students will incur some personal costs.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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