Master in Geological Engineering

General

Program Description

Study Branch

Geological Engineering

Branch Profile

The study in this field is predominantly focused on the education of the engineers in applied geology (hydrology, engineering geology, technical mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economy geology, drilling exploration and applied geophysics). Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilization, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics.

Key Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilization, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics.

Skills

Graduates are able to solve individually wide complex of geological and geoscience problems with utilization theory, concepts a methodology concern also problematic of related technical and geoscience fields.

General Competencies

Graduates are to decide individually in relation to new and varying circumstances, so as take into account wide social consequences.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Master studies are designed first of all for graduates of bachelor studies of geology, mining, and geography. The Master's level focuses on gaining a deeper knowledge of applied geology. The basic study is accompanied by a professional profiling enabled by selecting the relevant elective courses. Students are offered optional courses based on anticipated trends and needs of the national economy. Students can obtain a specialization in hydrogeology, engineering geology, applied mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economic geology and applied geophysics.

Admission Requirements

Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents.

Graduation Requirement

120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis.

Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits

List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester.

Last updated Jan 2018

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