Bachelor of Science (BSc), majoring in Earth Sciences, for students enrolled prior to 2019

If you are enrolling for the first time this year, visit the Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Earth Sciences page.

Some courses offered prior to 2019 may no longer be available. If you began your degree prior to 2019 we strongly recommend you seek advice to ensure you are taking the correct courses.



Your single or first major must include:

Second major must include:

*From 2019 EARTHSCI 120 Planet Earth replaces EARTHSCI 103.
**From 2019 MATHS 120 Algebra and MATHS 130 Calculus replace MATHS 150.
***From 2019 BIOSCI 101 has changed its name to Life! Origins and Mechanisms.
^This course is unavailable in 2019.
^^From 2019 EARTHSCI 202 has changed its name to Earth History.
^^^From 2019 EARTHSCI 203 has changed its name to Rock and Minerals.
^^^^From 2019 EARTHSCI 303 has changed its name to Sedimentary Systems.

Doing a double major with Earth Sciences

If you choose to do a double major in your BSc, we recommend the following subjects to complement Earth Sciences: Anthropological Science, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geophysics, Physics and Statistics.

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