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Mine development - Project course 7.5 Credits

Gruvutveckling - projektkurs
Second cycle, T7018B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2013 Sp 2 - Autumn 2014 Sp 2
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Rock Engineering and Mineral Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Mining and Mineral Technology

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, second cycle: Bachelor´s degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognised university and documented skills in English language.

More information about English language requirements


Selection C

Course Aim

Welcome to the course Mine development – project course (T7018B). The objective with this course is that you improve your skills on the subject of mine development, for example regarding mine method, development work, choice of mining equipment, personnel, etc. In addition, you have the opportunity to acquire experience on working in projects, including project management, time planning, data collection, writing report and present results. These general skills are important when you in the future present results verbally or on paper, and are experienced in working in a group and within a project. In the shorter time frame, this course provides a good preparation for your thesis work.



In the Project work, you as will have access to material on Fronter /T7018B; IN addition, you will collect additional material from the library and mining companies.



This course is conducted as a development project with regularly reoccurring project meetings that you as a course participant are responsible to schedule. The main work in the course is the project work.


To pass this course you need to fulfill two accomplishments:

1. To pass the project assignment

2.To pass the review of a project assignment of another group

3.  To pass the verbal presentation of the project assignment

The combined results of these two points will be evaluates in the final grade (grades 3, 4 and 5).


Transition terms

Catrin Edelbro

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2013 Sp 2 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0001Project report7.5G U 3 4 5

Syllabus established
The plan is established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007-01-31 and is valid from H07.

Last revised
by Eva Gunneriusson 18 Jun 2013