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GEOL401 Current Topics and Advanced Methods in Geoscience

Contemporary views and important recent advances in geoscience research. Advanced methods and techniques in field- and laboratory-based geoscience research including research planning, scientific writing and presentation of findings.

Paper title Current Topics and Advanced Methods in Geoscience
Paper code GEOL401
Subject Geology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,256.92
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,151.03

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Contact
geology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr James Scott
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students learn advanced methods and techniques in field- and laboratory-based geoscience research, including research planning, scientific writing and presentation of findings.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Contemporary views and important recent advances in geoscience research. Advanced methods and techniques in field- and laboratory-based geoscience research including research planning, scientific writing and presentation of findings.

The paper helps students to understand the process of preparing and planning research and writing research proposals. It also increases the breadth of students understanding of current ideas and methods in geosciences.

Paper title Current Topics and Advanced Methods in Geoscience
Paper code GEOL401
Subject Geology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Teaching Arrangements
Weekend field seminar in the first few weeks.
Eligibility
Understanding of all aspects of basic geology and some areas to a more advanced level. Equivalent training to having completed third year geology in Otago.
Paper Structure
Training in planning and proposal writing in the first three weeks with a field seminar shortlly afterwards. Attendance at seminars across the year. A talk towards the end of the year.
Course outline
See 400-Level handbook.
Contact
geology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Dave Prior
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students learn advanced methods and techniques in field- and laboratory-based geoscience research, including research planning, scientific writing and presentation of findings.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard