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Graduate Studies General Information
The Graduate Program in Geotechnology and the Environment
focuses on the study of issues related to mineral resources
exploration and exploitation and their impact on the environment.
The objective of the program is to provide future engineers
and researchers with the necessary knowledge and technical
skills for contributing to the development of novel, environmentally
friendly methods for the exploitation of mineral resources.
The Program aims to provide its graduates with a modern education
that will enable them to pursue successful careers in academic
or applied research or to follow professional careers in the
mineral resources industry as engineers and entrepreneurs.
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Duration: The typical length of study is
2 years for the M.Sc., and 3 years for the Ph.D. Candidates
for the M.Sc. degree must complete the degree requirements
within 3 (three) years from the date of enrollment. Candidates
for the Ph.D. degree must complete the degree requirement
within 6 (six) years from the date of enrollment. For a master's
degree taken entirely on a part time basis, the time limit
to be applied will be determined at the time of admission
into the program. For the doctorate taken entirely on a part-time
basis, the maximum length of study is seven years. An extension
of the length of study may be granted in exceptional circumstances,
contingent on approval by the Department.
Course registration: The deadline for course
registration, including changes in the initial registration
plan, is four weeks after the date of commencement for the
graduate courses. The course plan of each student must be
approved by the respective Advisory Committee.