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Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

BSc: 3 years ( 180 ECTS units ) Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering works with soils, underground and rocks. It explores the potential of engineering and earth sciences to implement construction projects, the sustainable extraction of natural resources and environmental protection projects. Excavations of subway tunnels, natural gas drilling, coastal areas preservation and explosive dismantling are just a few activities of this broad field of study. With the BSc in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ISEP trains engineers to analyse, plan and manage projects concerning geo-engineering, geosciences and geotechnology. Designed for people who desire to combine field and office work, the course has a strong technology and innovation-oriented perspective. The curriculum develops knowledge of physics, geology, technical design, soil mechanics and project management. Our practical learning method ensures students can test and develop logical thinking and problem solving skills. Throughout the course, students can participate in field trips to contact companies and acquire a real perspective of their future jobs. Postgraduate Studies Graduate students can continue their specialization with the: MSc in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering .


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No. dispatch/concierge: 12 806/2006
1º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Algebra 1st Semester
Physics 1st Semester
Geology 1st Semester
Geotechnics and Society 1st Semester
Mathematics I 1st Semester
Environmental Chemistry 1st Semester
Complements of Physics 2st Semester
Technical Design 2st Semester
Elements of Computing 2st Semester
Geo-Resources 2st Semester
Geosciences Laboratory 2st Semester
Mathematics II 2st Semester
2º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Statistics 1st Semester
Natural Stone Extraction and Processing 1st Semester
Hydrogeology and Water Resources 1st Semester
Geomaterials and Geoenvironment Lab 1st Semester
Soil Mechanics I 1st Semester
Mechanics of Materials 1st Semester
Water wells, Drainage and Dewatering 2st Semester
Geological Mapping 2st Semester
Introduction to Management 2st Semester
Soil Mechanics II 2st Semester
Scientific Methods in Engineering 2st Semester
Geophysical Survey and Hole Boring 2st Semester
3º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Rock Blasting I 1st Semester
Engineering Geology 1st Semester
Construction Materials and Concrete 1st Semester
Earth Works 1st Semester
Minerals Processing 1st Semester
Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering Project I 1st Semester
Rock Blasting II 2st Semester
Environmental Geotechnics 2st Semester
Health and Safety at Work 2st Semester
Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering Project II 2st Semester
Road Construction Projects 2st Semester
ISEP graduates develop technical, scientific and cultural skills, according to the sixth level of the National Qualifications Framework . The BSc ensures students are prepared to face the labour market and apply to the main professional bodies in Portugal: Ordem dos Engenheiros and OET .

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