Objectives and competences

The main objective is to deepen the methods of exploration and hydrogeological prospecting for the characterization of aquifers and geological formations. The secondary objectives are to gain the ability to determine the conceptual model of hydrogeological operation, as well as learn how to design an underground water catchment or a control borehole and the procedures for its final development and maintenance, sealing and abandonment. It is a 9-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
Credits9
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.250,00 €
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

- Establishment of the conceptual model of hydrogeological operation of the different systems and units.
- Know the foundations, methodologies and applications of hydrogeological exploration and prospecting methods and know how to choose the most appropriate ones for the characterization of aquifers and geological formations in each case.
- Learn to design an underground water catchment or a control borehole, applying the appropriate methodologies and calculations, choosing the materials, drilling methods and the installation of the well according to the requirements.
- Know the procedures for the final development and maintenance of the well, as well as the sealing and abandonment processes.
- To be able to carry out hydraulic calculations.

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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