Course code GEO222

GEO222 Geology Project

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Course responsible: Mona Henriksen
Teachers: Helen Kristine French, Michael Heim, Jon Ytterbø Landvik, Leif Vidar Jakobsen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Environmental Sciences
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:


Teaching exam periods:

This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel, January block, Spring parallel, June block, .

Course frequency: <p>Annually</p><p><br/><br/></p>
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:


Course contents:

The student makes a plan for the work together with the teacher and the potential employer. The plan is to contain the purpose of the project, a detailed plan for the conduction of the project, product and report.

Learning outcome:

The student will use the knowledge acquired from the courses in geology to solve applied problems or problems related to geological research projects. Through the course, the students will acquire knowledge of the practical conduction of geological investigations. He/she will have the opportunity to come into direct contact with researchers in geology, and possibly with employers. The student will learn to write a report.

Learning activities:

Direct, individual guidance. The use of databases, literature searches and more.

Teaching support:

The supervisor and the potential employer will jointly supervise the student during the course.


There is no defined syllabus.


GEO100. Students who would like a special assignment in Quaternary Geology: GEO210. Students who would like a special assignment in hydrogeology(previous groundwater): GEO220.

Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:



Final report.

Nominal workload:

150 hours.

Entrance requirements:

Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)

Reduction of credits:


Type of course:

Guidance: ca. 10 hours.


The course can be taken simultaneously with GEO210 or GEO220.


The external examiner approves the work plan and evaluates the semester assignment.

Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått