Geology and Geomechanics Practice

CIV2901

This course is subdivided into practice modules covering aspects of Geology and Geomechanics.  Practice requirements for each module include field work in a team environment, field excursions and the preparation of individual reports on these practice activities.  The geological field excursion provides the student with specialised instruction on the identification and the engineering significance of geological features.  Students will be required to carry out soil tests to gauge various engineering properties of soils.

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    Level
    6
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
  • Delivery type
    2022
    Trimester 3 2022
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
Travel to Australia

Attending a practice unit at the University of South Queensland (USQ) in Australia is a requirement of this course.

These units are held twice yearly in February and September. You can find out the dates for practice units relating to this course by clicking on this link for USQ: 

Once you have decided on the practice unit you would like to attend we recommend you email us at beng .technology@openpolytechnic.ac.nz so we can arrange your placement with USQ on your behalf. Once we have confirmed your placement, we will notify you and then you can enrol in the course via our website.

 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

Course availability over the next 12 months

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Trimester 3 enrolment dates

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
  • Delivery type
    2022
    Trimester 3 2022
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying