UCC CPD courses

Applied Geophysics

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  • Title

    Applied Geophysics

  • Code

    GL6024

  • College

    Science, Engineering and Food Science

  • Duration

    30 Contact Hours - Class dates to be confirmed.

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    €450. See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants must meet the entry requirements for the MSc Environmental Geology; see Detailed Entry Requirements section below. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    Applications for this module are now open for 2019/20.

  • Venue

    Butler Building, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC. Exact rooms to be confirmed.

  • Credits

    5

  • Start Date

    Dates to be confirmed.

Outline

Principles and practical applications of geophysical investigations for environmental geology studies (e.g. groundwater, contaminated land, geotechnical). Techniques taught include: seismic refraction/reflection, gravity, electrical, electromagnetic and magnetic surveying, as well as borehole geophysics. Practical hands-on experience will be gained in shallow seismic and electrical techniques.

Additional Teaching Mode Information

Class dates to be confirmed.

Practicalities

Teaching Methods: 10 x 1 hr(s) Lectures; 6 x 2hr(s) Practicals; 2 x 1 day(s) Fieldwork.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (Practical field report 50 marks; Field survey report 50 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Requirements

Candidates must hold at least:

  • a Second Class Honours, Grade II degree or equivalent in a Geological/Earth Science/Civil Engineering/Environmental Sciences area; or
  • a Second Class Honours, Grade II in a related relevant degree; or
  • have reached an equivalent standard through completion of a relevant postgraduate qualification.

If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for this programme please click here to view the grades comparison table by country and for details of recognised English language tests. 

Fees and Costs

€450.  There is also a €35 application fee. 

How Do I Apply

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

CPD Coordinator,

Graduate Studies Office, West Wing, Main Quad, University College Cork

OR via email at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

 

Application Form:

CPD Application Form 2019-20

Forward this form along with the:

  • Application fee,
  • A passport sized photograph and
  • Any other documentation requested on the form.

Applications for this module are now open.

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