Mobility Pathway 2

Semester 1 - MISKOLC, HUNGARY

Course Course code ECTS Condition Objectives
Numerical methods and optimization
GEMAK712MA
2
Mandatory
Upon completing the course, students shall understand the relation between engineering and mathematics; comprehend important concept of solution methods using both analytical and numerical techniques when the problems can be formulated using differential equations, system of linear equations and system of nonlinear equations. In addition, students shall be able to apply the optimization techniques to various engineering problems.
Engineering physics
MFGFT7100011
4
Mandatory
Within the framework of the Earth Science Engineering MSc program, the students gain the deepening knowledge in those fields of the continuum physics, which are necessary to understand the geological processes and geophysical methods.
Physical geology
MFFTT710001
4
Mandatory
The main objectives of the course are deepening the students’ abilities for geological interpretation, making them familiar with the reconstruction of rock-forming processes, introducing them to facial analysis and the stratigraphic methods.
Mineralogy and geochemistry
MFFAT710005
4
Mandatory
Students will get the knowledge of the principals of the distribution of chemical element in the Earth. They will also know the most important thermodynamic processes concerning solid materials, the geochemical classification of elements, the geochemical aspects of the genesis of the most important minerals and mineral assemblages. The geochemistry of isotopes, which explores the chemical evolution of the Earth will also be introduced, as well as the geochemical characteristics of water, organic matter, magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks by which we can describe the mineral-and rock-forming processes in the crust and mantle.
Geodesy, spatial informatics
MFGGT710002
4
Mandatory
The students will acquire the principles of modern geomatics, its measuring methods and the application of IT in the subject. They will be prepared to apply the modern measuring techniques, the remote data-acquiring methods and use them to solve practical problems. They will learn the application fields of geo-informatics and GIS programs. The students will be competent in the application of modern geodetic technology and geo-informatics in their field. The students enable to process their professional data and organize them into geo-information databases.
Computer science for engineers
GEMAK713MA
2
Mandatory
Programming and using of MATLAB environment (desktop): opration with matrices, elements of linear algebra, plot of one, two or three dimensional functions, printing, control statements, handle graphics and user interface.
Geophysical exploration methods I.
MFGFT7100021
4
Mandatory
Understanding the surface geophysical methods and the geophysical methods used in boreholes for the purpose that students can design and execute geophysical research and evaluate data.
Data and information processing
MFGFT7100031
4
Mandatory
Understanding the basics of inversion method-based geoinformation processing.
Graduate research seminar
MFFAT710006
2
Mandatory
To introduce the methods of information gathering and evaluation, formal and ethic requirements of scientific communication, rules for preparation of oral and poster presentations. During the course these general requirements are actualized to the field of earth science and engineering. Examples and excercises will use English publications and text materials.

Semester 2 - MISKOLC, HUNGARY

Course Course code ECTS Condition Objectives
Structural geology
MFFAT720020
4
Mandatory
The course provides a background in the fundamentals of structural geology. It introduces the methods of interpreting structural observations and determining the 3-D distribution of the lithological units, the physical properties controlling the development of fractures, folds and other structural features. The course also introduces the students to building up, constructing and analysing spatial models.
Mineral deposits
MFFTT720021
4
Mandatory
The key target of the course is to introduce the geology of raw material deposits, their spatial distribution, their quantity and quality for the different commodities.
Engineering geology and hydrogeology
MFKHT720020
4
Mandatory
It introduces students to the key concepts of engineering geology, modern hydrogeology, and field hydrogeology, soil formation, soil classification methods, laboratory and field soil tests, water-to-rock underwater stress, and groundwater flow patterns.
Analytical technics in mineralogy and petrology
MFFAT720025
2
Mandatory
The key target of the course is to introduce the different analytical methods used in mineralogy and geology for the students. There are laboratory classes with individual work about the learned methods nearby the theoretical classes. Thru these exercises the students learn what is the best available method to answer certain geological questions.
Historical geology
MFFTT720028
4
Specialisation
The aim of the subject is to give knowledge (1) on the role of time in the geological processes, (2) on the different methods of age-determination, (3) on the structural evolution of the Earth and (4) on the history of life in the Earth with special emphasis on the utility of all these in prospecting raw materials) and how to reconstruct paleoenvironments in geology as basic information for raw material exploration
Geophysical exploration methods II.
MFGFT720015
4
Specialisation
The main objective of the subject is to familiarize the students specialized in geophysical engineering with the details of different geophysical methods used in the fields of raw-material exploration and environmental investigations.
Geological mapping
MFFTT720029
4
Specialisation
The subject gives knowledge on the figuration of geological phenomena on topographic maps, on preparing geological maps, cross-sections, their legend and on assembling explanatory report
Geophysical measurements
MFGFT720012
4
Specialisation
Within the frame of this subject the students specialized in geophysical engineering study the application of geophysical methods in the different exploration phases, as well as the principles and aspects of planning geophysical surveys. An additional aim of the subject is to familiarize the students with the working principles and use of geophysical measurement devices.
Sedimentology
MFFAT720030
2
Specialisation
To acquaint students with the most important sediments like sand, silt, clay, carbontes, evaporites, cherts etc. and the processes that result in their formation. To get to know the main types of sedimentary rocks: 1.The siliciclastic sedimentary rocks. 2. Organic sedimentary rocks: carbonates, coal, oil shale. 3. Evaporites (halite, gypsum). 4. Chemical sedimentary (chert, jaspilite). At the end of the course they have to be able to interpret the ancient environmental conditions in sediment source areas and depositional sites, based on constituents, textures, structures, and fossil content of the deposits. They have to differentiate between continental, littoral, and marine deposits of the geologic record

Semester 3 - Wroclaw, Poland

Course ECTS Condition Objectives
Computer aided geological modelling and geostatistics
5
Mandatory
Developing basic skills in computer modelling of 3-D objects. Introduction of the principles of digital modelling of typical geological structures. Introduction to the methods of deposit parameters estimation and resources evaluation.
Engineering geophysics
3
Mandatory
To introduce students with the nature and subject matter of descriptive and applied geophysics studies and also the basic physical properties of rocks, phenomena and physical fields occurring in the geosphere. To introduce students to the physical and geological basics of methods of applied geophysics. To introduce students to surface and hole geophysical methods used to identify and search for mineral deposits. To familiarise students with apparatus, equipment and methodology of field research in surface seismic, gravimetric, electrometric, radiometry and magnetometry. To familiarise students with issues and problems associated with geophysical measurements and apparatus in boreholes. To familiarise students with the basics of descriptive seismology, aero-geophysics, marine geophysics and satellite techniques in geophysics. To introduce students to the issues and problems associated with geophysical methods used in underground and open-pit mining in order to monitor both natural and mining hazards. To familiarise students with methods of processing and interpretation based on geophysical field research. To be skilled in carrying out tests using the magnetometer method. To be skilled in processing and interpreting, at a basic level, results of geophysical field research.
Principles and Application of InSAR and GIS in mining
4
Specialisation
The course combines two groups of topics: introduction to satellite radar interferometry and introduction to map algebra and spatial statistics for determination and modelling of mining related ground movements Part A: The purpose of the course is to introduce the students to the principles and applications of Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR). It includes the sensor technology, platforms and data portals to retrieve data. Different techniques are illustrated by examples and case studies.1. Part B: The purpose of the course is to introduce the students to the principles and applications of map algebra and spatial statistics to determine surface deformation models and mining terrain parameters, as well as to construct relationship models between surface deformations and causative factors.
Geochemistry
3
Specialisation
Field geology of Lower Silesia
3
Specialisation
Digital mine
2
Specialisation
Acquisition of the ability to create utility applications in the C / C ++ and LabVIEW environment Providing students with knowledge about embedded systems, their construction, selection of components, designing, programming and their exploitation. Familiarizing with the advances of technology & methods of future mining operations. Acquisition and consolidation of social competencies including emotional intelligence skills involving the cooperation in the group of students aiming to effectively solve problems. Responsibility, honesty and fairness in the proceedings; observance force in academia and society.
Foreign language 2
1
Research in innovative exploration
6
Specialisation
Student shall do individual research ativity focusing on innovative mineral exploration technique or technology which closely related to the thesos topic.
Exploration entrepreneurship (EFG)
4
Specialisation
To equip students with the professional skills to increase their employability and entrepreneurship skills to meet the current market demands. It aims at improving international networking and supporting the life-long learning and CPD requirements of experienced geology professionals. In addition, it allows students to benefit from insider knowledge about work perspectives in other geological sectors and countries.

Semester 4 - MISKOLC, HUNGARY

Course Course code ECTS Condition Objectives
Strategic Management
GTVVE7041MA
2
Mandatory
To get students acquanted with the basic terms and concepts of corporate strategy, strategic analysis and planning. To introduce the participants to strategic management, its concepts and process. To discuss the methods of strategy formulation and implementation.
Safety techniques and labor safety
MFKOT740010
2
Mandatory
The aim of the subject for students is to learn the basics of work safety and health. Get knowledge about the skills of an EHS specialist in practice. Basic Concepts. Basis of law. Occupational health. Mental health. Safety of machinery and equipment. Chemical safety. Biological hazards. Personal protective equipment. Realization of work safety in practice. OHS Tasks at a Workplace (EHS Work Safety, Change Management). OHSAS.
Thesis work 2
24
Mandatory
Thesis work topic is oriented on application or development of innovative mineral exploration techniques or technologies in cooperation with industrial partners or research institutions. It shall contain a smaller part (3 ECTS) focusing on social and sustainability issues relevant to the thesis topic.

Tuition fees

Non EU/EEA citizens: 3500 € per semester

EU/EEA citizens: 1300 € per semester