Course code GEO311

GEO311 Geological Excursion

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Course responsible: Mona Henriksen
Teachers: Helen Kristine French, Michael Heim, Jon Ytterbø Landvik
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 5.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in June block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel, January block, Spring parallel, June block.
Course frequency: Other. The course is given according to need, the students attend various geological excursions (usually arranged by other universities)
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Last time: 2017V
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The course is mainly comprised of a geological excursion. The theoretical part includes selected literature and the students are to write a report that forms the basis of the assessment.
Learning outcome:
The course is intended to give the students broad and in-depth knowledge of field geology focused on their Master's degree. The course is based on participation in recent Norwegian or foreign geological excursions on Master's degree or research level.
Learning activities:
Teaching support:
Depending on the excursion.
GEO100 and GEO210, GEO211 or GEO220, GEO221.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Report: 100%.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Prerequisite: Student in the Master"s programme in Environment and Natural Resources, specialisation in Geology.
The examiner is used to approve the course design and to assess the reports.
Examination details: :