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SEV217 - Engineering Geology and Surveying

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

2017 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Kali Prasad Nepal

Prerequisite:

SEP101

Corequisite:

SEE010

Incompatible with:

SEV210

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 2 x 3 hour field trips. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

Engineering geology and surveying knowledge is essential for locating, designing, constructing and managing any civil engineering infrastructures. To equip you with a valuable knowledge in and understanding of engineering geology and surveying, this unit covers basic surveying principles of linear and angular measurements, civil engineering applications of surveying: control surveys, topographical maps and roadway curves, minerals and rock forming processes, geological structures and soil profile development, engineering properties of rocks and subsurface exploration and site selection.

Assessment

Examination 60%, surveying practical work report 20%, engineering geology problem solving exercises 20%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 40% in the surveying practical work report.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3696$3772

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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