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Major

Geological Sciences

Diploma in Science

Learn scientific techniques to sustainably manage the Earth’s minerals, energy sources or natural resources.

You’ll learn how remote-sensing technologies and geographical information science (GIS) software are used for field mapping, data analysis and data modelling.

Study mineralogy, field geology, the geology of coral Reefs, energy resources or structural geology. 

Highlights

1 in Queensland for geography

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for earth and marine sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Planet Earth: The Big Picture
  • Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Paleoenvironments
  • Structural Geology
  • Ore Deposits & Exploration Geology
  • Energy Resources
  • Geochemistry and Geochronology
  • Geology of Coral Reefs
  • Sedimentary Environments

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