This course gives the student a fundamental and specialised knowledge in the project topic. The student will learn to understand the fundamentals of the used methods and the many aspects of data processing and interpretation.
Course description for study year 2024-2025. Please note that changes may occur.
The topic will be decided on an individual basis and depends on the field of specialisation of the PhD candidate. The project topic may be a subfield of one or several of the following geoscientific disciplines. Also subfields of geoscientific disciplines, or disciplines related to geosciences that are not mentioned here are possible: sequence stratigraphy and depositional systems, structural geology, petrography and geochemistry including mineralogy and isotope geochemistry, exploration geophysics and petrophysics, subsurface interpretation, geostatistics and decision analysis, construction of geomodels, and geospatial applications.
After the course, the student should have fundamental and specialised knowledge in the project topic. The student should fully understand the fundamentals of the used methods and the many aspects of data processing and interpretation. The student should understand and be able to communicate the scientific and/or industrial importance of the project results on a broader scale than the actual project topic.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Form of assessment
Passed / Not Passed
In agreement with the student, the supervisor of the PhD candidate defines the topic at the beginning of the course. The oral presentation may be official or unofficial (with or without audience).
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.