Course

Geology and Geomechanics Practice


Course code CIV2901

  Course is not currently open for enrolment

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.

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.

 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 6  
    Credits  
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0  
  • Availability
  • Delivery type
  • Workload

    This practice unit will be delivered in one week of lab sessions organised by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), in Australia.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying