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Economic geology

Course
Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11203
Tuition
Full education cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees


About

The course will provide students with an understanding of fundamental ore forming mechanisms and classification of ore deposits. The students will be trained to use this knowledge to help e.g. identify exploration targets, plan exploration and drilling programs, and to estimate ore reserves. The resource sector, importance of natural resources and future sustainability of the mining industry is also covered.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

90 ECTS credits in Earth science, of which 90% shall have the grade Pass.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.