Duration: 5 years

ECTS points: 300

Graduate study program Geology - Geology of Mineral Resources and Geophysical Explorations

Academic title:
Master of Geology (abbreviation: mag.geol.)

Student competencies of graduate study programme in Geology, Subprogramme Geology of Mineral Resources and Geophysical Explorations

  • fundamental knowledge in the area of natural and technical sciences with the focus on geology of mineral resources and geophysical explorations
  • application of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the exercises as well as in the fi eld and laboratory work
  • locating, research and assessment of mineral deposits (energy mineral resources, mineral resources for industrial processing and building material production, dimension stone and metal mineral resources)
  • writing reports, studies and projects on mineral resources
  • defining quantity and quality of mineral resources
  • drawing geological maps, geochemical maps and mineral resources maps, and establishing and managing various geological information systems
  • interpretation of geophysical exploration results and their application in defi ning geological composition of the subsurface
  • application of geophysical explorations in the research of mineral deposits, geotechnical explorations, ground water research and environmental research
  • synthesis of the results of geological, geochemical and geophysical explorations, primarily of mineral resources
  • planning and managing research related to the production of geological maps and complementary materials, environmental impact studies and strategies related to mineral resources
  • knowledge of related legislation of the Republic of Croatia and European Union.

1. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Analyses of Mineral Parageneses 
No
5.0601
Petroleum Geology 
No
6.0751
Industrial Mineral Deposits 
No
6.0751
Sedimentology 
No
7.0901
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Physics of Reservoir Rocks and Fluids 
No
3.0451
Seismotectonics 
No
3.0451
 
2. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Geophysical Exploration 
No
6.0752
Mineral Deposit Exploration 
No
6.0752
Petroleum System Exploration Methods 
No
6.0752
Technical Petrography 2 
No
6.0752
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Geological Mapping 2 
No
3.0452
Quaternary Geology 
No
3.0902
Methods in Sedimentary Petrology 
No
3.0902
Petroleum and Gas Drilling and Production 
No
3.0452
Structural Geomorphology 
No
3.0902
Ore Microscopy 
No
3.0452
Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering 
No
3.0452
 
3. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Subsurface Mapping 
No
6.0753
Instrumental Methods of Analysis 
No
4.0453
Clay Mineralogy 
No
5.03003
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Geoinformatics 
No
5.01203
Geoarchaeology 
No
5.0603
Environmental Mineralogy 
No
5.01203
Environmental Geochemistry 
No
5.01803
Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy 
No
5.0603
Exploration geochemistry 
No
5.0603
Geostatistics 
No
5.01203
 
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
Regional Petroleum Geology 
No
2.0304
 
1. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Analyses of Mineral Parageneses 
No
5.0601
Petroleum Geology 
No
6.0751
Industrial Mineral Deposits 
No
6.0751
Sedimentology 
No
7.0901
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Physics of Reservoir Rocks and Fluids 
No
3.0451
Seismotectonics 
No
3.0451
 
2. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Geophysical Exploration 
No
6.0752
Mineral Deposit Exploration 
No
6.0752
Petroleum System Exploration Methods 
No
6.0752
Technical Petrography 2 
No
6.0752
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Geological Mapping 2 
No
3.0452
Quaternary Geology 
No
3.0902
Methods in Sedimentary Petrology 
No
3.0902
Petroleum and Gas Drilling and Production 
No
3.0452
Structural Geomorphology 
No
3.0902
Ore Microscopy 
No
3.0452
Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering 
No
3.0452
 
3. Semester
Obligatory subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Subsurface Mapping 
No
6.0753
Instrumental Methods of Analysis 
No
4.0453
Clay Mineralogy 
No
5.03003
Elective subjects
TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Geoinformatics 
No
5.01203
Geoarchaeology 
No
5.0603
Environmental Mineralogy 
No
5.01203
Environmental Geochemistry 
No
5.01803
Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy 
No
5.0603
Exploration geochemistry 
No
5.0603
Geostatistics 
No
5.01203
 
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
Regional Petroleum Geology 
No
2.0304
 

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