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PHY8002 Planetary Science

Short Description: Planetary Science
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010303 - Astronomy
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 February 2019

Other requisites

Students must be enrolled in the course via USQ Professional Development or via the MSCN.

Students who have enrolled in or completed PHY2208 cannot enrol in this course.

Students will require access to e-mail and internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course introduces planetary science, the study of our planetary system and others. Topics covered in this course include Physical Processes in the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets, The Jovian Worlds, Minor Bodies of the Solar System, and The Formation of Planetary Systems. Additional topics develop scientific skills through the use of assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online