Course Description

Course Name

Principles of Oceanography

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

24 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Course entry requirements: BIO1004S or GEO1009F.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course outline:
A basic introduction to the principles of oceanography, including an introduction to physical, biological and chemical oceanography, marine geology, and the ocean atmosphere system. The course comprises six 2-week modules, which cover the above topics. Oceanographic instrumentation and methods of data analysis will be covered in the tutorials and practicals.

*Course content subject to change