ECS Applied Environmental Geology

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Applied Environmental Geology

Summary

Type of degree
MSc
Subject
Energy, Resources and the Environment
Location
Cardiff, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Course language
English
Website
http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/Postgraduate/course/detail/p013.html

Description

Upon completion of the MSc students will be equipped to:
- Describe and explain the core scientific principles and concepts of soil/rock mechanics, water flow, and the pollution of soil, water and air
- Identify the standards, regulations, policies and legal frameworks required for the professional practice of applied environmental geology
- Research and write a Stage I professional desk study site report of a geo-environmental hazard using primary sources and GIS techniques
- Design and execute a Stage II geotechnical, geophysical, hydrogeological and geoenvironmental site and laboratory investigation, analyse the data and develop remedial solutions for geoenvironmental problems
- Communicate effectively (both written and orally) in multi-disciplinary teams, act ethically and in conformity with health and safety regulations, and assess the sustainability of policies and projects