Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject includes content of natural history, land management, geology, geomorphology and ecology directly relevant to selected rock environments of south eastern Australia. Students develop technical expertise of rock climbing to enable safe exploration and promote experiential and interpretative knowledge of rock environments.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Holmes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroducing Victorian geology 2nd ed. Melbourne:PrescribedCochrane, G. et al (Ed) (1995)GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA (VICTORIAN DIVISION).
ReadingsRockclimbing getting started Revised EditionRecommendedTempest, G. (2001)MELBOURNE: PENFOLK PUBLISHING.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size40

Enrolment information Maximum capacity for prac location and equipment.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Holmes

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word assignmentJournal based summary of learning30
one 1,500-word assignment50
practical skills and knowledge (hurdle - compulsory)Hurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work20