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University of Wales, Cardiff

Applied environmental geology Geotechnical engineering

The course is taught over six months with another six months spent with an industrial partner. Modules include soil and rock mechanics, geotechnical and contaminated ground investigation, ground engineering, remediation of contaminated ground, applied geochemistry, applied geophysics, hydrology, hydrogeology, landfill waste disposal, environmental impact assessment and applied quaternary geology. Study can also be undertaken as a part time day release course over a three year period.

One-year full-time course with two semesters of taught courses and a dedicated summer project period. Assessment by examination, coursework and dissertation. It is also possible to take the course on a part-time basis over three years with the lectures being grouped to fit with the needs of those in employment. Entry requirements are a second class degree in civil engineering, geology or a related subject.

Dr John D McKinley, School of Engineering, University of Wales, CF24 3TB.Tel: 029 20875351. Fax: 02920874597.


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