MG6013 – Engineering Geology

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Module code
MG6013
Module title
Engineering Geology
Prescription
To enable students to further develop an understanding of the principles and practice of geology in the context of civil engineering.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
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.
Content
Classification and description of rocks
Geological maps
Rock mass classification
Geophysical and subsurface techniques