Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Applied Environmental Geology

The programme aims to: describe and explain the core scientific principles and concepts of soil/rock mechanics, water flow, and the pollution of soil, water and air; identify the standards, regulations, policies and legal frameworks required for the professional practice of applied environmental geology; research and write a stage I professional desk study site report of a geo-environmental hazard using primary sources and GIS techniques; design and execute a stage II geotechnical, geophysical, hydrogeological and geoenvironmental site and laboratory investigation, analyse the data and develop remedial solutions for geoenvironmental problems; communicate effectively (both written and orally) in multi-disciplinary teams, act ethically and in conformity with health and safety regulations, and assess the sustainability of policies and projects.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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