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    Selected topics of current interest in geology. Not necessarily offered each year

    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Special Topic
    Subject Geology
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    GEOL 251 and GEOL 252
    Schedule C
    Students must be prepared to attend field trips outside of regular semester time
    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.
    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.


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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