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ES3001   Geological Mapping

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module provides training in independently interpreting geological maps and constructing cross sections. It develops the student's abilities to recognise geological features in three dimensions and, by incorporating Earth history concepts, how to develop thinking for analysing the four-dimensional problems that are commonplace to geological activities..

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass ES2001 and pass ES2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 maps and cross-section practicals (3 hours each) and lectures over 10 weeks and occasional 2-hour fieldwork tutorials.

Scheduled learning hours: 19

Guided independent study hours: 131

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Prof T Prave