Science Engineering & Food Science - Applied Geophysics

University College Cork


Course Name Science Engineering & Food Science - Applied Geophysics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code GL6024
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE Dates to be confirmed.
Application Date

Expand+Applications for this module are now open for 2020/21.

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form:

CPD Module Application Form 2020/21CPD Module Application Form 2020/21

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Duration 30 Contact Hours - Class dates to be confirmed.

Teaching Methods: 10 x 1 hr(s) Lectures; 6 x 2hr(s) Practicals; 2 x 1 day(s) Fieldwork.
Course Fee €450 There is also a €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+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 ...

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

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Further Enquiries CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

For CPD Content Queries: Dr. Pat Meere/ Dr. Ed Jarvis /
+353 (0)21 4904576
Location Venue: Butler Building, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC. Exact rooms to be confirmed.
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