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Geology

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL2205 Dynamic Earth I: Rocks & Evolution)

(10 ECTS credits) Michaelmas Term. Four lectures and one three-hour practical per week GL1101 or permission from instructor

GL2205 Dynamic Earth I: Rocks & Evolution

Theory examination (60%); practical examination (20%); in-course assessment (20%) Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL2206 Dynamic Earth 2: Structure & Microscopy)

(10 ECTS credits) Hillary Term. Four lectures and one three-hour practical per week GL1101 or permission from instructor

GL2206 Dynamic Earth 2: Structure & Microscopy

Theory examination (60%); practical examination (20%); in-course assessment (20%) Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3324 Geological Field Skills I)

(10 ECTS credits) Michaelmas. 14 days JS Geology students only or permission from instructor

GL3324 Geological Field Skills I

In-course assessment 90% Dr. Chris Nicholas
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL33245 Geological Field Skills II)

(10 ECTS credits) Hilary Weeks 31-32 GL2205, GL2206 or permission from instructor

GL33245 Geological Field Skills II

In-course assessment 90% Dr. David Chew
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3326 Sedimentology)

(10 ECTS credits) Michaelmas. Weeks 6-10 & 12-16, seven hours per week GL2205, GL2206 or permission from instructor

GL3326 Sedimentology

Theory examination (30%); practical examination (20%); in-course assessment (50%) Dr. Catherine Rose
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3328 Structural Geology)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary. Weeks 21-26, nine hours per week GL2205, GL2206 or permission from instructor

GL3328 Structural Geology

Theory examination (50%); in-course assessment (50%) Dr. David Chew
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3334 Introduction to Geochemistry)

(5 ECTS credits) Michaelmas. Weeks 12-16, seven hours per week GL2205, GL2206 or permission from instructor

GL3334 Introduction to Geochemistry

Theory examination (50%); Continuous Assessment (50%) Dr. Balz Kamber
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3335 Stratigraphy and the Geology of Ireland)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary - seven lecture hours per week none

GL3335

Theory Examination: 40% Continual Assessment: 60% Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3336 Microscopy and Crystalline Rocks)

(10 ECTS credits) Michaelmas Weeks 1-16, seven hours per week GL2205, GL2206 or permission from instructor

GL3336 Microscopy and Crystalline Rocks

Examination (40%) continuous assessments (60%) Dr. Emma Tomlinson
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL3337 GIS and Mapping Techniques)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary Weeks 28-30, nine hours per week GL2205, GL2206 or permission from instructor

GL3337 GIS and Mapping Techniques

In course assessment (90%) Dr. Chris Mark
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL4402 Fieldwork)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary Weeks 28-29 JS Geology students only or permission from instructor

GL4402 Fieldwork

Fieldtrip exercises and notebooks (60%); practical examination (40%) Dr. Quentin Crowley
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(GL4404 Geological Literature)

(5 ECTS credits) Michaelmas. Weeks 5-10 2 hours per week; Fridays 1-2pm JS Geology students or permission from instructor

GL4404 Geological Literature

Theory examination 90% Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL4406 Global Igneous Petrology)

(5 ECTS credits) Michaelmas

GL4406 Global Igneous Petrology

Prof. Geoff Clayton
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL4412 Laboratory Project)

(5 ECTS credits) Michaelmas Term. Independant Study JS Geology students or permission from instructor

GL4412 Laboratory Project

Submitted project 90% Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson
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(GL4414 Petroleum Geology)

(10 ECTS credits) Michaelmas. Weeks 6-10, nine hours per week; 5 day residential field course JS Geology students or permission from instructor

GL4414 Petroleum Geology

Theory examination (30%); in-course assessment (40%); field course (30%) Dr. Chris Nicholas
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Course Description and Learning Outcomes Assessment Contact Details

(GL4419 Economic Geology)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary. Weeks 21-26, seven hours per week JS Geology students or permission from instructor

GL4419 Economic Geology

Theory examination (60%), in-course assessments (40%) Dr. Sean McClenaghan
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(GL4422 Analysis in Geological, Earth & Environmental Research)

(5 ECTS credits) Michaelmas. Weeks 12-16, seven hours per week JS Geology students or permission from instructor

GL4422 Analysis in Geological, Earth & Environmental Research

Theory examination (70%); in-course assessment (30%) Dr. Robbie Goodhue
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(GL4424 Micropalaeontology & Evolution)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary. Weeks 21-26, six hours per week No prerequisites

GL4424 Micropalaeontology & Evolution

Theory examination (50%), in-course assessment (50%) Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson
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(GL4425 Applied Geophysics)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary Week 32 No prerequisites

GL4425 Applied Geophysics

In-Course Assessment (90%) Dr. Chris Bean
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(GL4427 Isotope Geochemistry & Geochronology)

(5 ECTS credits) Michaelmas - 20 lecture hours and 15 practical hours GL2205, GL2206, GL3329

GL4427 Isotope Geochemistry & Geochronology

70% theory examination, 30% Continous Assessment. Dr. Quentin Crowley
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(GL3423 Hydrology & Water Quality)

(5 ECTS credits) Hilary Weeks 21-26 No prerequisites

GL3423 Hydrology & Water Quality

Theory examination (70%); In-course assessment (30%) Dr. Catherine Coxon