BIOL6013 Geology of New Zealand (Level 6) (15 credits)

You’ll learn about the origin, structure and geophysics of the Earth. You'll also get an insight into the formation and classification of New Zealand rocks, minerals and soils.

Contents may include:

  • Explain and interpret the origin and structure of the Earth and the processes that modify its surface.
  • Explain the formation and classification of common New Zealand minerals and rocks.
  • Analyse the consequences for human populations of dynamic geological processes.

View level 6 marine strand course details or level 6 terrestrial strand course details.