Geology - Exploration Field Geology

University College Cork


Course Name Geology - Exploration Field Geology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code 110355 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE: Not on offer in 2021/2022
Application Date

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You will no longer need to use the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC) application system (except in the case of the Postgraduate Masters in Education) to apply f...

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Duration 1 year Full-time
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €6,750.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,130.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To be eligible, candidates for the MSc in Exploration Field Geology must either:

hold at least a Second Class Honours, Grade II degree or equivalent in a Geological/Earth Sciences area or a related relevant degree or
have reached an equivalent s...


Expand+Course Practicalities
The MSc in Exploration Field Geology is a full-time 12-month course split into two parts.

Part I consists of taught modules running from September to April. The course includes ship time experience aboard the Irish State Res...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
If you are a geology graduate, this course will provide you with the essential knowledge, techniques and experience required by the exploration geology sector for employment in the metal, coal or hydrocarbon industries.

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Subjects Taught

Expand+Core Modules
You will take 90 credits as follows:

Part I (60 credits)

GL6002 Igneous and Metamorphic Terrain Mapping (10 credits)
GL6003 Coal Exploration (5 credits)
GL6005 Basin Analysis and Sedimentary Facies Analysis (10 credits)

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
You will acquire practical skills in:

field mapping for minerals and metals
coal and basin analysis
geotechnical site appraisals
appraising structural reservoir traps and seals
interpreting geophysical data

Further Enquiries Dr. John Reavy
+ 353 21 490 4574

Dr. David (Ed) Jarvis
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