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Study programme: Geophysics
Study cycle: Master (second)
Module: all
Core of the programme:
Year: 1
Semester: 1

Lectures: 45 hours
Exercises: 15 hours
Seminar: 15 hours

No. of ECTS credits: 5

Language: Slovenian

Global Geophysics

Objectives of the course and intended learning outcomes (competences)


Contents (Syllabus outline)

Basic literature

Expected achievements

Knowledge and understanding
Physical and geological background of global processes.

Geophysical data and their analysis.

Understanding basic physical laws applied on Earth.

Transferable skills
Ability of physically sound treatment of geological problems.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar, laboratory work.


Assesment methods

The assessment consists of three parts, a theoretical exam (50 % of final grade), an exercises exam (30 % of final grade) and seminar (20 % of final grade). The candidate successfully completes the assessment by obtaining a grade 6 (pass) to 10 (excellent) in both parts of the exam and the seminar.

Methods of quality assessment

Self-evaluation, student questioners.

Course coodinator and his references