NIGK15023U Project Course in Geology-Geoscience

Volume 2015/2016

MSc Programme in Geology-Geoscience


The course provides an opportunity for the student to write a literature review or become familiar with techniques and/or equipment in relation to initiating a MSc thesis study.

Learning Outcome


Subjects within the main research group themes: Basin Studies, Geophysics, Geochemical, mineralogical and petrological Earth processes, Water Resources.


  • read scientific literature related to the subject.
  • critically evaluate methods and collections of data and to design smaller research projects.
  • use correct scientific definitions and terms.
  • analyse and discuss data-sets.
  • give a short, concise and well-illustrated oral presentation on the basis of scientific papers.
  • write a short, concise report aimed at colleagues within the business world, public institutions or research institutions.



Organize and carry out larger-scale and to be able to analyze, evaluate, document and communicate the results of a scientific study.

BSc in Geology-Geoscience or equivalent.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Guidance
  • 35
  • Project work
  • 171
  • Total
  • 206
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
The written assignment is prepared during the course and must be handed in prior to the exam week.
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Several internal examiners.
Criteria for exam assesment

See learning outcome