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Høst 2022

GEO-3151 Geo-seminar in energy and environment - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for geovitenskap

Type of course

This course is available as a single course.

Course contents

This research-oriented seminar includes in-depth discussions on selected contemporary topics in energy and environment, current technological developments and research directions, recent publications, etc. The course aims at fostering and developing scientific curiosity around the course theme and a critical reflection of representativeness, accuracy, reliability and importance of the data and results. The course consists of overview presentations, seminar presentations on selected topics given by the students, and a discussion about the topic prepared and led by the students. Thereby, the students will acquire skills in using scientific literature, being able to read, understand and discuss research by others, and learn how to present scientific results both in written form and orally.

Application deadline

Applicants from countries within EU/EEA: June 1st for the autumn semester.

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester.

UiT students: September 1st for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in geology, or a similar degree following a programme of study of at least three years duration, or similar education approved in accordance with the Norwegian Universities Act section 3-4. In addition, specialization in geology worth the equivalent of at least 80 ECTS credits is required. Normally, an average mark of C or better is required at the bachelor's degree level or other programme for basis of admission. Application code: 9371.

Objective of the course


The student has


The student can

General competences

The student can

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English and all the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, and seminars.

Date for examination

Off campus exam hand in date 15.12.2022

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.