The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Science (Geography), Bachelor of Archaeology requires the completion of a minimum of 144 units of study.

Admission requirements

For admission to the program, students must apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science (Geography) combined degrees through SATAC.

Eligible students who decide to take up the combined degrees program in a subsequent year will be required to apply via university internal transfer, for admission to the award in which they are not enrolled.

Students enrolled in a combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.

Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete, the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Archaeology or Bachelor of Science (Geography) and to receive credit for some or all of the topics already completed.

Program of study

To qualify for the combined degrees of Bachelor of Science (Geography), Bachelor of Archaeology a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic:

  • an Geography component of at least 81 units for the Bachelor of Science (Geography), as detailed below.

  • an Archaeology component of at least 63 units for the Bachelor of Archaeology, as detailed below.

Bachelor of Science (Geography) Component

To qualify for the Bachelor of Science (Geography) a student must complete 81 units, with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.

Core - Year 1 topics

18 units comprising:

GEOG1001  Environment and Society (4.5 units)
GEOG1002  Human Geography: Geographies of Oppression (4.5 units)
GEOG1003  Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (4.5 units)
SPOC1701  The Nature of Science I (4.5 units)

Core - Year 2 topics

18 units comprising:

EASC1101  Earth and Environmental Sciences (4.5 units)
ENVS2742 Environment, Economy and Culture (4.5 units)
GEOG2701 Introduction to Remote Sensing (4.5 units)
GEOG2722 Society and Space (4.5 units)

Option - Year 2 topics

Select one of:

MATH1701  Mathematics Fundamentals A (4.5 units)
MATH1121  Mathematics 1A (4.5 units)
NMCY1001  Academic and Professional Numeracy (4.5 units)

Core - Year 3 topics

13.5 units comprising:

DVST2701 Sustainable Development (4.5 units)
GEOG3701 Spatial Information Management (4.5 units)
PPHR2721 Demography (4.5 units)

Option - Year 3 topics

Select one of:
 
ENVS2712 Environmental Change and Human Health (4.5 units)
ENVS3742 Emerging Issues in Australian Environmental Management (4.5 units)
GEOG2711 Australian Environmental Change (4.5 units)
GEOG2712 Asian Regional Development (4.5 units)

Core - Year 4 topics

18 units comprising:

ENVS3702 Applied Practice in Environment  (9.0 units)
ENVS3732 Environmental Impact Assessment (4.5 units)
GEOG3761 Caring As Country (4.5 units)

Option - Year 4 topics

Select one of:

ENVS3750 Field Studies in Environmental Disciplines (4.5 units)  
ENVS3781 Population and Environment (4.5 units)
ENVS3802 Environmental Project Planning Conduct and Management (4.5 units)
GEOG2702 Image Analysis in Remote Sensing (4.5 units)


Bachelor of Archaeology Component

To qualify for the Bachelor of Archaeology a student must complete 63 units, with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.

Core - Year 1 topics

18 units comprising:

 ARCH1001  Discovering Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH1002  From the Palaeolithic to Pompeii: An Exploration of World Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH1005  Cultural Anthropology: Human Diversity through Film  (4.5 units)
 COMS1001  Academic and Professional Communication (4.5 units)

Core - Year 2 topics

13.5 units comprising:

 ARCH1006  Sex, Death and Ritual in the Ancient World  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2106  Archaeological Field Methods  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2213  Human Evolution and the Fossil Record  (4.5 units)

Core - Year 3 topics

13.5 units comprising:

 ARCH2202  Archaeology of the First Australians  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2212  The Archaeology of Modern Society  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3109  Environmental Archaeology  (4.5 units)

Option - Year 3 topics

Select 4.5 units of Option - Year 3 & 4 topics from the list below.

Core - Year 4 topics

4.5 units comprising:

 ARCH3107  History of Archaeological Thought  (4.5 units)

Option - Year 4 topics

Select 9 units of Option - Year 3 & 4 topics from the list below.

Option - Year 3 & 4 topics

 ARCH2203  Australian Historical Artefacts  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2204  Australian Maritime Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2207  The Archaeological Imagination: Fact, fantasy and fiction in archaeological interpretation  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2209  The Archaeology of Art  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2211  Ships and Seafaring in the Indian Ocean  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3204  Archaeology of Native North America  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3207  Frameworks in Historical Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3208  History and Issues in Maritime Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3313  Archaeology in the Field  (4.5 units)