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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Science component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Science
Offered bySchool of Applied Sciences and Engineering
School of Chemistry
Course coordinatorDr Tony Patti (School of Chemistry and School of Applied Sciences and Engineering)


  • A minor sequence only is available at Clayton.


The four units that make up the minor in soil science provide a background and focus in basic chemical and physical properties of soils. This background is utilised to examine a number of important environmental issues related to Australian soils, particularly salinity, erosion, acidity and the depletion of soil organic matter.

Sequence requirements

Minor sequence in soil science (24 points)