Duration: 5 years

ECTS points: 300

Graduate study program Geological Engineering - Environmental Geology

Academic title:
Master of Mining engineer (abbreviation: mag.ing.min.)

Student competencies of graduate study programme in Geological Engineering, Subprogramme Environmental Geology

  • fundamental knowledge in the area of natural and technical sciences with the focus on geological engineering
  • application of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the exercises as well as in the fi eld and laboratory work
  • knowledge and application of ethical principles, legislation and professional conduct
  • knowledge of contemporary information and communication technologies
  • knowledge of natural hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, coastal processes), predicting and identifying natural hazards, assessing risk and defi ning possible prevention and adaptation measures
  • understanding unfavourable environmental impacts of diff erent human activities (population growth, land use, exploitation of natural resources)
  • understanding climate changes and their impact on the environment
  • analysis and planning of environmental elements monitoring (soil, water and air)
  • analysis and interpretation of geological, geochemical and geophysical data related to the environment
  • planning and carrying out research related to drawing geological maps and complementary materials, studies on environmental impacts, reports on environmental protection and strategies related to the environment
  • participation in preparation of regional planning documentation
  • production of studies on geological and technological hazards affecting soil, water and air quality
  • participation in resources management (water, soil, mineral resources, various renewable energy resources)
  • knowledge of geological aspects in waste management
  • understanding importance of recycling for economy and environment
  • knowledge of soil remediation methods
  • environmental protection in companies and institutions that are involved in waste transport, storage and disposal and in activities that have impact on the environment.

1. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Dynamics of Groundwater Flow 1 
No
6.01501
Environmental Geochemistry 
No
5.01801
Environmental Mineralogy 
No
5.01201
Applied Environmental Analysis 
No
5.0601
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Light pollution 
No
4.02251
Petroleum Geology 
No
5.0751
Hydrology 1 
No
5.01201
Waste Management 
No
4.0451
Numerical Mathematics 
No
4.0901
Principle od Soil Science 
No
4.0451
Mining Law and Regulations 
No
3.0901
Environmental Geotechnics 
No
5.0601
 
2. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Environmental Monitoring 
No
6.0602
Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 
No
5.01202
Groundwater Protection 
No
5.01202
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Methods in Sedimentary Petrology 
No
3.0902
Geological Mapping 2 
No
5.0902
Aquifer Sedimentology 
No
5.01202
Hydrogeology 2 
No
6.01802
Engineering Geology 2 
No
6.01802
Structural Geomorphology 
No
3.0902
Quaternary Geology 
No
3.0902
 
3. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Contaminant Behaviour in Groundwater 
No
5.01203
Research Design in Environmental Protection 
No
5.0753
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Landfills 
No
4.0603
Seismotectonics 
No
4.0903
Geoinformatics 
No
5.01203
Clay Mineralogy 
No
5.03003
Karst Hydrogeology 
No
6.01503
Geohazards 
No
6.01503
Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport Modeling 
No
6.01503
Geoarchaeology 
No
4.0603
 
4. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Master Thesis 
No
25.018004
Regional Geology 
No
3.0904
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Environmental Management 
No
2.0604
Geology of Croatia 
No
2.0904
Business Management 
No
2.01204
 
1. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Dynamics of Groundwater Flow 1 
No
6.01501
Environmental Geochemistry 
No
5.01801
Environmental Mineralogy 
No
5.01201
Applied Environmental Analysis 
No
5.0601
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Light pollution 
No
4.02251
Petroleum Geology 
No
5.0751
Hydrology 1 
No
5.01201
Waste Management 
No
4.0451
Numerical Mathematics 
No
4.0901
Principle od Soil Science 
No
4.0451
Mining Law and Regulations 
No
3.0901
Environmental Geotechnics 
No
5.0601
 
2. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Environmental Monitoring 
No
6.0602
Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 
No
5.01202
Groundwater Protection 
No
5.01202
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Methods in Sedimentary Petrology 
No
3.0902
Geological Mapping 2 
No
5.0902
Aquifer Sedimentology 
No
5.01202
Hydrogeology 2 
No
6.01802
Engineering Geology 2 
No
6.01802
Structural Geomorphology 
No
3.0902
Quaternary Geology 
No
3.0902
 
3. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Contaminant Behaviour in Groundwater 
No
5.01203
Research Design in Environmental Protection 
No
5.0753
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Landfills 
No
4.0603
Seismotectonics 
No
4.0903
Geoinformatics 
No
5.01203
Clay Mineralogy 
No
5.03003
Karst Hydrogeology 
No
6.01503
Geohazards 
No
6.01503
Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport Modeling 
No
6.01503
Geoarchaeology 
No
4.0603
 
4. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Master Thesis 
No
25.018004
Regional Geology 
No
3.0904
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Environmental Management 
No
2.0604
Geology of Croatia 
No
2.0904
Business Management 
No
2.01204
 

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