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MG6013 – Engineering Geology

Module code
Module title
Engineering Geology
To enable students to further develop an understanding of the principles and practice of geology in the context of civil engineering.
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Classify and describe rocks for the purposes of engineering geology.
2.Produce a simple geological map using field observations.
3.Determine rock mass classification using field observations.
4.Apply appropriate geophysical and subsurface techniques in a site investigation.
Classification and description of rocks
Geological maps
Rock mass classification
Geophysical and subsurface techniques

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