TGB4255 - Mineral Resource Management, Advanced Cource


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

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

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. Extended use of IT-tools. 

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The student will have knowledge of the processes which must be undertaken in order to utilize mineral resources.

Skills: 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 home exam to oral examination.

Specific conditions

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

Compendia and other handouts.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

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: 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
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