TGB4255 - Mineral Resource Management, Advanced Cource


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Midterm
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Semester test 40/100 2 hours ALLE
Written examination 60/100 2 hours D

Course content

The processes that take place from the discovery of a mineral deposit to the start of extraction - local development plans, operating license and permits from the pollution control authority.

Learning outcome

- The student will have knowledge of the processes which must be undertaken in order to utilize mineral resources.
- The student will have skills to communicate information on mineral resources to various stakeholders.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and obligatory exercises. If possible and feasible, a mandatory excursion to a mining company will be organized. The lectures are held in English if international master's students attend. The use of a student reference group for course evaluation is made dependent on the number of students. All students are involved in the course evaluation if there are fewer than three students.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the form of assessment may be changed from written to oral examination. Students who have passed the semester assignment or course, and would like to try to improve their course grade will only re-take the final exam, not the semester assignment.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

TGB4216 Mineral Resource Management, Basic Course or equal previous course.

Course materials


More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Geoscience and Petroleum



Examination arrangement: Written examination and Midterm

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Semester test 40/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 60/100 D INSPERA
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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