• Offered by Research School of Earth Sciences
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Earth and Marine Science
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Simon McClusky
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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This course is for Honours students

This course consists of a series of modules dealing with advanced geophysical methods used to explore Earth. The course combines advanced theory in these areas with integrated case studies and applications related to current research topics. Typical topics covered in the course include Earth deformation, seismology, remote sensing of the Earth, structure and evolution of planetary interiors and satellite geodesy.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Understand advanced concepts in geophysics

  2. Evaluate data using different processing and enhancement techniques, and explain their application and limitations
  3. Illustrate how advanced concepts in geophysics shape current research directions; and

  4. Apply these concepts to their Honours research project

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:
 
• Theory exam (50% LO 1-3); and

• Practicals and/or assignments (50% LO 2-4).

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Workload

A mix of lectures, pracs and discussion.  Students are expected to spend an average of a further 6 hours per week on work related to the course.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Earth Sciences to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Maths and Physics

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4783 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9797 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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