Mineral Resources and Geological Hazards Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 4920-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
The master's degree aims mainly to complete the training of professionals in the conceptual, methodological and technical aspects research teams are developing in the field of cahracterisation and modelling of mineral resources, as well as in the identification, analysis, assessment and management of geological risks. The specialisation in Geology and Modelling of Mineral Deposits trains up professionals with great expertise in the various magmatic, hydrothermal, metamorphic and sedimentary processes that create the different types of mineral deposits, and who are able to apply this knowledge to prospecting. It also gives training in the latest quantitative methods for characterising and evaluating mineral resources. The specialisation in Geological Risks trains students in the different techniques of cartography, analysis, treatment, modelling and risk assessment of potentially destructive geological phenomena and processes. It also gives training in the methods and techniques currently used in the different strategies for mitigating geological risks.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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