Programmes of Study

The Department of Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering teaches the primary geological processes, focusing when possible on the significance of geological processes and resources for society. The department's primary programmes of study are:

Furthermore, the following specializations are offered in connection with these aforementioned master's programmes:

Geology (MSc, 2 yr.)

  • Arctic Geology
  • Environmental and Geotechnical Geology
  • Rock Mechanics and Resource Geology

Geotechnology (5 yr. integrated Master)

  • Engineering- and Environmental Geology
  • Mineral Production and Technical Resource Geology

PhD in Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering

The research activity at the Department of Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering (IGB) is soundly grounded in the research fellowships and doctoral study positions with the department. The research focus areas, to name a few, include

  • Geology
  • Engineering geology and rock mechanics
  • Mineral production and HES

For a few details, see a brief summary of current and recently concluded PhD projects with the department.

The primary responsibility for the doctoral programme lies with the department (IGB). Should you have questions or require more information please contact us. A description of the general programme structure, in addition to applicable rules and forms, can be found on the Doctoral programme pages for the Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (IVT).