units

ATM4200

Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Organisational UnitSchool of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
OfferedClayton Full year 2015 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Danijel Belusic

Synopsis

ATM4200 is a level four unit in the Honours Program of the Bachelor of Science course. The unit comprises six approved lecture topics which students can choose from those offered in the Honours Handbook of the School of Mathematical Sciences. These provide advanced instruction in atmospheric science and related fields, and support for students wishing to develop a career in research.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of atmospheric science;

  1. Apply their knowledge of atmospheric science and critical thinking skills to the solution of problems in that field;

  1. Present results and discuss topics in this field professionally;

  1. Make effective use of information and communication technology for the collection and analysis of data, the solution of problems and the presentation of their work;

  1. Plan and efficiently carry out work requirements.

Assessment

Six lecture topics (a mixture of assignments and examinations): 16.7% each

Workload requirements

Approximately 8-10 hours and lectures and practice classes per week for 24 weeks (two semesters).

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Completion of the requirements for levels 1 to 3 of the Bachelor of Science and entry into Honours.

Co-requisites