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GL5013: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS INCORPORATING INTERNATIONAL FIELD TRIP (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview

By the end of this course students will be aware of issues relation to team work, particularly communication, diversity, and organisation. They will be able to communicate technical interpretation effectively by oral, written and electronic methods. They will utilise knowledge gained in the classroom to complete a number of industry-facing tasks through assessments based on real life scenarios utilising field-based data and concepts derived from lectures and field observations.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Full Year Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Adrian J. Hartley

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Geology And Petroleum Geology (GL) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  1. Presentation skills: oral, written and electronic (lectures and practicals)(7 hours)
  2. Diversity workshop (3 hours)
  3. Field trip: exercise in sedimentology, statigraphy, stuctural geology, tectonics, exploration geology, production geology, and economics (6 days of 8 hours in Pyrenees and 12 days of 8 hours in Utah = 144 hours
  4. Private study in preparation for trip (13 hours)

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Plan, Summary or Abstract

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
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4x group presentations (10% each)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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