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Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geosciences and Environment subject area Geology, Part 2

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Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geosciences and Environment, orientation Geology, 2nd part (2014 ->)

Degree :Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geosciences and Environment
Programme requirements :Program of studies of 180 credits ECTS in 2 periods :

1. Probationary period (1st year) : 60 ECTS split in modules.

The probationary period is satisfactorily completed if the weighted average by the ECTS credit values is at least 4.0/6.0 for each module.

2. The second period (2d-3rd year) : 120 ECTS split in modules.

The second period is satisfactorily completed if the weighted average by the ECTS credit values is at least 4.0/6.0 for each module.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geosciences, Geology orientation, students are able to:
1. describe the main issues of geology, geography and environmental sciences using the basic concepts of these disciplines and related disciplines;
2. analyze and develop research in one of the three disciplines and fields (geology, geography or environmental sciences);
3. describe, apply and evaluate theories and concepts in one of the three disciplines and fields (geology, geography or environmental sciences);
4. apply basic science concepts (natural and / or human / social) relevant to the various disciplines and fields of geosciences and the environment;
5. apply geoscience methods (cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, statistics) to geo-environmental issues;
6. identify and utilise software and resources (documents, articles, databases) for geoscience and environmental analyses;
7. critically analyse and synthesize scientific literature in French and English in one of the three disciplines or fields (geology, geography or environmental sciences);
8. present and communicate - in writing or orally and using diagrams and maps - an environmental, geographic or geological problem;
9. identify (in the field) geological problems and describe them using the language and concepts of earth sciences;
10. apply the concepts and theories of basic natural sciences to geological issues;
11. integrate basic knowledge into concrete and real situations in the field and in practical courses;
12. choose a method of analysis and apply it to interpret a geological problem.
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