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Master in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Successful completion of the course curriculum is mandatory. The following competences must be acquired: General - Work independently on a variety of issues: gathering, analyzing and synthesizing information, developing a research attitude; developing ideas and arguments critically - Make effective use, in a variety of situations of: the ability to think and work creatively when problem-solving - Be critical self-ware and able to apply critical capabilities to the work of others - Develop a social and civic awareness, and capacities for social intervention - Have effective communication and social skills, including the ability to: work with others on joint projects or activities; show skills of team work, negotiation and organization, and also respect for deadlines; present work in an accessible and consistent form; have appropriate Information Technology (IT) skills Specific Be able to work independently and joint team activities on geotechnics and geoenvironmental subjects: - exploration, exploitation and management of geological, groundwater and geothermal resources; - ground engineering and earthworks, in soil and/or rock massifs - geological, geotechnical and geomechanical site investigations and geoengineering projects (e.g., blasting rock techniques, soil and rocks foundations, retention systems, tunnels and underground design, rock mechanics quarrying, coastal engineering) - technical supervision of geotechnical laboratories (soil mechanics, rock mechanics and materials) - environmental geotechnics: natural and geological risks, landscape recuperation design, decontamination ground and groundwater techniques, sanitary landfill ECTS credits required per scientific area: Matemathics (MAT): 5 ; Management (GEST): 4; Geoenvironmental and Geotechnical Engineering (EG): 111


Número: 6360
N.º Despacho/Portaria: 12414/2008
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Foundations and Structural Design 1st Semester 7.0
Applied Geomechanics 1st Semester 6.0
Applied Mathematics 1st Semester 5.0
Planning and Territory Ordainment 1st Semester 5.0
Mineral Processing and Flowsheet Design 1st Semester 7.0
Underground Excavation I 2st Semester 7.0
Applied Geostatistics 2st Semester 7.0
Maritime and Fluvial Works 2st Semester 5.0
2st Semester 6.0
Geoenvironmental Techonologies 2st Semester 5.0
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Underground Excavation II 1st Semester 5.0
Financial Management and Human Resources 1st Semester 4.0
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Project and Modelling 1st Semester 12.0
Ground Support and Restrain 1st Semester 5.0
Dissertation / Traineeship / Project Annual 34.0

Degree in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental or legal equivalent