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Study plan - Bachelor's Programme in Geology and Geohazards

Autumn 2024

Learning outcomes


Upon completion of the program, the candidate will have:

basic insights into bedrock and deposits.

understanding of various geological processes that shape the landscape and that are active in the Earth's interior.

knowledge of different types of geohazards and how these can be discovered and monitored using modern technology.

knowledge of how climate change affects erosion processes and the frequency of floods and landslides.

knowledge of what characterizes a scientific source.


Upon completion of the program, the candidate will be able to:

carry out a geological survey

use modern methods such as GIS, GPS and geophysical methods (e.g. georadar, 2D resistivity and seismic analysis)

carry out project work including data collection and interpretation and prepare written reports

master reference handling, citation techniques and source criticism

General competence

Upon completion of the program, the candidate should be able to:

investigate a current geological process in a scientific manner,

to carry out and report on mapping of geological formations

investigate problems related to geohazards such as mass movements (in rock, deposits and snow), unstable ground and floods.