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Requirements for BSc compared to BSc(Hons) in Geology (New regulations)

BSc(Hons) is taken as a single year post-graduate degree after completing a BSc. There are different requirements for the BSc in order to be accepted into BSc(Hons). BSc(Hons) Requirements are Highlighted below. These are for the new regulations.

Level Papers Points
100-level

EAOS 111 Earth and Ocean Science

GEOL 112  Dynamic Earth: A New Zealand Perspective

MATH 160  Mathematics 1

18 points from BIOL, BTNY, CELS, CHEM, ECOL, PHSI, ZOOL

18

18

18

18

200-level

GEOL 251  Minerals and Rocks

GEOL 252  Field Studies and New Zealand Geology

One further 200-level GEOL paper

One further paper from 200-level GEOL or CHEM 201, GEOG 282, 284, 288, 289, 298, MARI 201, SURV 208 (i.e., a 200-level paper with a substantial geology component from another department.)

18

18

18

300-level

GEOL 344  Advanced Field Studies

GEOL 353  Tectonics  (note that under the new regulations, MATH 160 is a prerequisite for GEOL 353)

One further 300-level GEOL (excluding GEOL 302)

BSc(Hons): GEOL 302

One further paper from 300-level GEOL (excluding GEOL 302) or CHEM 304, GEOG 388, 390, 394, 395, 398, OCEN 323 (i.e., a 300-level paper with a substantial geology component from another department.)

18

18

18

BSc(Hons): 18

18

 

144 further points (usually 8 papers); must include 36 points (usually two papers) at 200-level or above.

BSc(Hons):126 further points (usually 7 papers); must include 18 points (usually one paper) at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Science

144

BSc(Hons): 126
Total   360