• Offered by Research School of Earth Sciences
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Earth and Marine Science
  • Areas of interest Earth and Marine Sciences
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr David Heslop
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Summer Session 2023
    First Semester 2023
    Autumn Session 2023
    Winter Session 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    Spring Session 2023
    See Future Offerings

This is an in-person course. Contact your course convener or supervisor to see if your project can be undertaken remotely.

This course will introduce students to topics of current interest, taking advantage of the expertise of visitors and staff.

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. Plan and engage in a chosen Earth Science research topic;

2. Keep accurate and detailed records of work undertaken, including literature review, lab or field work;

3. Work constructively with active researchers on real research problems;

4. Critically evaluate their own work and results, as well as results reported in the literature; and

5. Communicate research concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally.


Indicative Assessment

Written Proposal  (10% LO 1-3)

Seminar/Oral Presentation  (20% LO 4, 5)

Written Report (70% LO 1-5)


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Workload

Students will work closely with their supervisor on the research topic and typically have 30 hours of supervised work, 30 hours of individual work and 70 hours to produce the oral presentation and the report.


Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed EMSC3050

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

Assumed Knowledge

Bachelor Degree


Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2023 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $6180
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1252 01 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2023 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3073 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3245 01 Apr 2023 21 Apr 2023 21 Apr 2023 30 Jun 2023 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4249 01 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 30 Sep 2023 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
6071 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6226 01 Oct 2023 20 Oct 2023 20 Oct 2023 31 Dec 2023 In Person N/A

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