TGB4216 - Mineral Resource Management, Basic Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 4 hours

Course content

An overview of the basic subjects within mineral resource management, including mine surveying, mine geology, evaluation of mineral deposits, mine design and mine planning. Preparation of thematic maps and models connected to the management of mineral resources. A introduction to the CAD tool Microstation is given. 

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The student will have basic knowledge on mineral resource management and the estimation of the geometry and qualimetry of mineral deposits.

Skills: The student will be able to produce simple thematic maps, and models of mineral deposits, in addition to determining the internal variations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and activities throughout the semester.

80% of the activities throughout the semester must be approved to get access to the exam.

The course is evaluated by a reference group.

Further on evaluation

In order to be eligible to receive a grade in the course, both assessments must receive a passing score. Students who have passed the course and would like to try to improve their grade will only re-take the written exam. Students who have failed the course but passed the group project will only re-take the written exam. If there is a re-sit examination, the form of assessment may be changed from written to oral examination.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Geology (MGEOL)
Geotechnology (MTTEKGEO)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to a programme of study is required: Geology (MGEOL) or Geotechnology (MTTEKGEO), or approval from the person with course responsibility.

Course materials

Compendia and other handouts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TGB4215 3.7 AUTUMN 2016
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Mining Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Geoscience and Petroleum


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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