Compulsory courses
Master Programme in Civil Engineering, with specialization in mining and Geotechnical Engineering

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Programme content and structure

For a Master of Science degree with Major in Civil Engineering, with specialization in mining and Geotechnical Engineering (120 ECTS), the requirements comprise a minimum of 90 ECTS of mandatory courses on advanced level of which 15 ECTS is from selectable courses, and a Master thesis of 30 ECTS within Civil Engineering.

Swedish for beginners is offered to overseas students. The course is not included in the degree, and is read in addition to the obligatory courses

Credits

The programme requires 120 Credits

Degrees

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree of minimum 180 ECTS with at least 60 ECTS in the area of mining technology, constructions technology or nature resource technology. At least 22,5 credits in Mathematics at university level is required.

Documented skills in English language.

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Selection

The selection procedure is based on academic qualifications, quality and quantity aspects



Compulsory courses

Compulsory courses: 105 Credits

Code Course Cr Level Comment
D7001B Mine Automation 7,5 Second level
D7004B Operation and Maintenance Engineering 7,5 Second level
G7003B Environmental Geotechnics 7,5 Second level
G7006B Foundation Engineering 7,5 Second level
G7008B Soil Mechanics, Advanced Course 7,5 Second level
O7022K Mining Geology 7,5 Second level
T7001B Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics 7,5 Second level
T7002B Design of Rock Constructions 7,5 Second level
T7008B Open Pit and Underground Mining 7,5 Second level
T7025B Project Course in Rock and Soil 7,5 Second level
X7003B Degree project in Civil Engineering, Master 30,0 Second level

Compulsory courses: 15 Credits

Optional space is 15 credits. It is mandatory to select elective courses up to the given number of credits. The given number of credits of elective courses listed must be met for degree.

Code Course Cr Level Comment
G7004B Dam II - Dam and Dam Safety 7,5 Second level Selectable
G7010B Soil modelling with the finite element program PLAXIS 7,5 Second level Selectable
T7006B Applied Blasting 7,5 Second level Selectable
T7020B Applied Rock Mechanics 7,5 Second level Selectable
T7026B Mine Design and Mining Economy 7,5 Second level Selectable

Course offered outside the obligatory courses - not compulsory - For non Scandinavian students: 3 Credits

Optional space is 3 credits. It is mandatory to select elective courses up to the given number of credits. The given number of credits of elective courses listed must be met for degree.

Code Course Cr Level Comment
S0046P Swedish for International Students 1 3,0 First level Selectable