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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.
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 .firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
This practice unit will be delivered in one week of lab sessions organised by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), in Australia.