Graduate study programme in Geology - Subprogramme Geology of Mineral Resources and Geophysical Explorations

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.

NAVIGATION

1. Semestar

Obligatory subjects 1

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 1

TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Physics of Reservoir Rocks and Fluids 
No
3.0451
Seismotectonics 
No
3.0451
Mining Law and Regulations 
No
3.0901

2. Semestar

Obligatory subjects 2

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 2

TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Ore Microscopy 
No
3.0452
Structural Geomorphology 
No
3.0902
Petroleum and Gas Drilling and Production 
No
3.0452
Methods in Sedimentary Petrology 
No
3.0902
Quaternary Geology 
No
3.0902
Geological Mapping 2 
No
3.0452
Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering 
No
3.0452
Deposits of Building Raw Materials 
No
3.5902

3. Semestar

Obligatory subjects 3

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 3

TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy 
No
5.0603
Environmental Geochemistry 
No
5.01803
Environmental Mineralogy 
No
5.01203
Geoarchaeology 
No
5.0603
Geoinformatics 
No
5.01203
Geostatistics 
No
5.01203

4. Semestar

Obligatory subjects 4

TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Master Thesis 
No
25.018004
Regional Geology 
No
3.0904

Elective subjects 4

TITLE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ECTS # OF HOURS SEMESTER
Business Management 
No
2.01204