Objectives and competences

The main objective is to learn the principles of aquifer and catchment hydraulics. Know the hydrological cycle and its interaction with groundwater, calculate recharge to aquifers, understand the fundamental concepts of underground hydrology, as well as describe and interpret the movement of groundwater and obtain its hydraulic parameters.

It is a 10-credit course taught using a blended learning methodology over a period of 6 months, with synchronous streaming/face-to-face classes and face-to-face activities (3-5 days).

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Ciències de la Terra
Branch of knowledge
  • Earth sciences
  • Environmental sciences and ecology
Mode of deliveryBlended
Credits10
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.388,89 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:01/10/2024
E-mailmt.hidrogeologia.modelitzacio@ub.edu
Master's degree course homepage https://www.ub.edu/portal/web/ciencias-tierra/master-propio-hidrogeologia
ManagmentSoler Gil, Albert
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences

Objectives

- To acquire an understanding of the hydrological cycle, know how to identify its components and recognize their relationship with groundwater.
- Expose the hydrometeorological parameters and calculate the water balance in the soil for the quantification of the recharge due to rain infiltration.
- Understand the fundamental concepts of underground hydrology, the movement of water on the ground, Darcy's Law, hydraulic gradient and conductivity, porosity and storage coefficient, plotting and interpretation of piezometric surfaces and flow networks, etc.
- Describe and interpret the movement of underground water and the response of an aquifer to pumping, obtaining the values of the parameters of the aquifer and of the catchments, calculation of pumping fields and interferences, design and preparation of hydraulic tests.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

University degree holders:
- Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture in civil, industrial, chemical, environmental, forestry, mining and agricultural areas.
- Bachelor's degree in environmental, chemical, physical, biological or geological sciences.
- Advanced engineering or architecture degree in civil, industrial, chemical, environmental, forestry, mining and agricultural areas.
- Technical degree or diploma in environmental, chemical, physical, biological or geological sciences.

Other qualifications: the body responsible for the master's degree will analyse the academic records of candidates who apply with a qualification other than those listed above.

Access requirements and conditions

Pre-enrolment

Calendar

15/05/2024 15/09/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught


Address:Facultat de Ciències de la Terra
C/ Martí i Franqués s/n

08028 - Barcelona
Espanya
Email address:mt.hidrogeologia.modelitzacio@ub.edu
Webpage:https://www.ub.edu/portal/web/ciencias-tierra/master-propio-hidrogeologia
Telephone:934021336
Observations:Els períodes de presencialitat o activitats sincròniques són, fonamentalment, a la tarda i, puntualment, al matí.

For further enquiries


Address:Facultat de Ciències de la Terra
C/ Martí i Franqués s/n

08028 - Barcelona
Espanya
Email address:mt.hidrogeologia.modelitzacio@ub.edu
Webpage:https://www.ub.edu/portal/web/ciencias-tierra/master-propio-hidrogeologia
Telephone:934021336
Observations:Els períodes de presencialitat o activitats sincròniques són, fonamentalment, a la tarda i, puntualment, al matí.

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