Geography - Planetary Geomorphology

University College Dublin


Course Name Geography - Planetary Geomorphology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code GEOG30790
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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1. Start your online pre-registration
2. Complete your pre-registration & select either audit or credit
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

Fee payment
Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:
Geog10080 Earth Systems
Geog20150 Quaternary Environmental Change
Geog20040 Fluvial Geomorphology
Geog20060 Climatology

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1

GEOG30790 Planetary Geomorphology
Academic Year 2019/2020

Our solar system is endowed with a fascinating family of planets and planetary bodies. Some are giant gas planets, like Jupiter, but most are smaller rocky or ic...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
Module topics
Key morphogenetic processes on the terrestrial planets and icy moons
Your exploration – Introduction to planetary remote sensing archives, data and tools including Google Earth (Mars), Ariz...

Number of Credits 5
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