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GEOL221 Special Topic

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Selected topics of current interest in geology; topics to be announced each year. Not necessarily offered each year. Special restrictions will apply.

This paper is used to accommodate students who need to take papers outside of the regular core and optional 200- or 300-level geology papers (e.g., when a visiting lecturer offers a paper that does fit within an existing paper description.) This paper is not a "taught optional course". Do not enrol in this paper unless you have contacted the Department of Geology.

Paper title Special Topic
Paper code GEOL221
Subject Geology
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,092.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,004.75

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(GEOL 112 or GEOX 112) and (EAOX 111 or EAOS 111)
Schedule C
This paper will be suitable for students who have completed introductory geology (first year) papers.
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.<
Teaching staff

Various academic staff involved. Will advise when offered next

Paper Structure
To be determined prior to the start of the paper. Usually, this paper will follow a similar format to the other optional 200- or 300-level geology papers.
Will depend on the paper/topic in the semester in which the paper is offered.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Greater knowledge in topics of current interest in Geology.

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Not offered in 2021

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system