Topics in New Zealand Geology

15 points

Not offered 2023, offered in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

For further information see School of Earth and Environment


This course examines New Zealand geology in a regional and global context of tectonics, climate, and oceanographic events. Topics covered will include tectonics, resources and the geological development of New Zealand. The course aims to develop student’s research, presentation and written communication, and geological synthesis skills, and to build an understanding of New Zealand geology relevant to our future. This course is seen as a capstone course for BSc students, and useful preparation for those going on to postgraduate study.


Any 45 points at 200 level from GEOL.