GEOL356-24X2 (C) Special non-calendar-based Two 2024

Field-focused Research Methods

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 8 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 20 October 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 21 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 22 September 2024


Field-focused Research Methods

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Field Trip A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Thursday 09:00 - 00:00 Christchurch/local region
8 Jul - 14 Jul
01-P2 Friday 00:00 - 09:00 Christchurch/local region
8 Jul - 14 Jul
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 211
Ernest Rutherford 221 Geog/Geol Teaching Lab (19/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
211A GIS Comp Lab (19/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinators

Sarah Smithies and Darren Gravley


Darren Gravley and Travis Horton

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,956.00

International fee $9,975.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 15 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment .

All GEOL356 Occurrences

  • GEOL356-24X (C) General non-calendar-based 2024
  • GEOL356-24X2 (C) Special non-calendar-based Two 2024