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Students will take a number of approaches to synthesizing information, especially directed to petroleum geology. Six case studies in petroleum exploration topics will be presented, based on the special expertise of staff. Students will write up a synthesis of one study, using sources provided by staff. In groups, students will address topics to be researched, co-ordinated and written up in 7 hours, simulating rapid response to management in an oil company office. There will also be 2 one-day field excursions, each followed by data synthesis and submission of a report.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: In course assessment (70%); examination (30%).
One-day courses will each have a report associated with them.
The (30%) by examination is a General Paper in the May Examination diet.
Field-based teaching is largely problem-based, and much of the formative assessment is done in the field.
Each of the one-day field courses will have an exercise associated with it.