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Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology)

Offered by: University of Malaya (UM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration7 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees1030/sem
FacultyFaculty of Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The goals of B.Sc. in Applied Geology program are to:

1. Produce graduates with solid foundation in applied geosciences and with the ability to apply this knowledge in the practice of various fields related to geoscience.

2. Produce graduates skilful in commonly used applied geoscience techniques and with the ability to design and implement research in geoscience and related fields.

3. Produce graduates who are qualified, knowledgeable and possess appropriate skills to serve earth-resource based industries and capable of developing and implementing projects involving earth material.

4. Produce graduates with self-learning and problem solving skills that are pertinent in various careers.

Curriculum
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED GEOLOGY SESSION 2016/2017 
(126 CREDITS)
1. UNIVERSITY COURSES (23 CREDITS)
# Please refer to Bachelor of Science Program Structure
2. PROGRAM CORE COURSES (103 CREDITS)

(I) DEPARTMENTAL CORE COURSES (67 CREDITS) [TJ]

LEVEL 1 (14 CREDITS)
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PRE-REQUISITE
CREDIT
SGES1201 Introduction to the Earth  
2
SGES1202 Earth Surface Processes  
2
SGES1271 Structures and Geological Maps  
3*
SGES1274 Basic Mineralogy  
4*
SGES1275 Basic Minerals, Rocks and Fossils  
3*
LEVEL 2 (34 CREDITS)
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PRE-REQUISITE
CREDIT
SGES2201 Geochemistry I SGES1201 & SGES1274
2
SGES2203 Geology of Malaysia SGES1201 & SGES1202
3
SGES2206 Mineral Deposits SGES1275
2
SGES2207 Igneous Petrology I SGES1274
2
SGES2265 Seismic Refraction and Electrical Methods SGES1201 or SGES1202
2*
SGES2271 Structural Geology I SGES1271
3*
SGES2276 Chemical Sedimentology SGES1274 or SGES1275
2*
SGES2277 Clastic Sedimentology SGES1274 or SGES1275
2*
SGES2278 Igneous Petrology Practical I SGES1274 or SGES1275
2*
SGES2279 Engineering Geology I SGES1271
3*
SGES2286 Applied Geological Field Course SGES1271, SGES1274 & SGES1275
8*
SGES2376 Geological Data Analysis SXEX1104
3
LEVEL 3 (19 CREDITS)
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PRE-REQUISITE
CREDIT
SGES3102 Engineering Geology II SGES2279
2
SGES3172 Economic Geology SGES2206
3*
SGES3173 Seismic Reflection and Borehole Geophysics SGES2265
2*
SGES3174 Gravity and Magnetic Methods SGES2265
2*
SGES3184 Applied Geology Project A SGES2286,SGES2265, SGES2271, SGES2276 or SGES2277 & SGES2278
10*

(II) DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVES COURSES (26 CREDITS) [EJ]

LEVEL 2
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PRE-REQUISITE
CREDIT
SGES2263 Metamorphic Petrology SGES1274
3*
SGES2307 Environmental Geology  
2
SGES2310 Marine Geology  
2
SGES2313 Geohydrology  
3*
SGES2314 Karst Landscape and Conservation  
2
SGES2371 Geological Laboratory Analytical Techniques SGES1274 & SGES1275
3*
SGES2378 Micropaleontology  
2*
LEVEL 3
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PRE-REQUISITE
CREDIT
SGES3301 Geochemistry II SGES2201
2
SGES3305 Geology of South-East Asia SGES2203
2
SGES3362 Special Topics in Applied Geology SGES2201, SGES2203, SGES2206, SGES2207, SGES2265, SGES2271, SGES2276, SGES2277, SGES2278, SGES2279, SGES2286 & SGES2376
1
SGES3363 Industrial Training SGES2286
3*
SGES3371 Structural Geology II SGES2271
2*
SGES3373 Petroleum Geology SGES2271, SGES2276 & SGES2277
4*
SGES3378 Quaternary Geology SGES2277
2
SGES3381 Organic Petrology 1 SGES2276
3*
SGES3382 Advanced Igneous Petrology SGES2207 or SGES2278
3*
SGES3383 Practical Geohydrology SGES2313
3*
SGES3384 Geohydrology Modelling SGES2313
3*
SGES3385 Advanced Paleontology SGES1275 or SGES2264
3*

(III) FACULTY ELECTIVES COURSES (10 CREDITS) [EF]
* Courses Offered by Other Institute/Department of Specialization

(Please refer Faculty Electives Courses other than the Department of Geology within the Faculty of Science)

Entry Requirements

PROGRAM

KELAYAKAN

STPM
(Tahun Semasa)

MATRIKULASI / ASASI

STAM

DIPLOMA

KELAYAKAN LAIN

 

MG44
Sarjana Muda Sains Geologi Gunaan
(7 Semester)

 

Lulus STPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00)pada peringkat STPM dalam mana-mana dua (2)  mata pelajaran berikut:

 

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics T
  • Geografi

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2)dalam MUET






Lulus Matrikulasi/Asasi dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (3.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

 

  • Biology
  • Physics/Engineering Physics
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry
  • Mathematics

 

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET





 

 

 

 

Tidak Ditawarkan

Memiliki Diploma dari Universiti Awam atau institusi lain yang diktiraf oleh kerajaan Malaysia dan Senat Universiti dalam bidang yang sesuai dengan program yang dipohon dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00

 

atau

 

Lulus STPM bukan tahun semasa dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00dan memenuhi syarat keperluan khas program seperti berikut:

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics T
  • Geografi

     

    atau

     

    Lulus Matrikulasi/Asasi bukan tahun semasa dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan memenuhi syarat keperluan khas program seperti berikut:

     

    Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi/Asasi dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

     

  • Biology
  • Physics/Engineering Physics
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry
  • Mathematics

 

dan

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET


 

Mempunyai kelayakan GCE A-Leveldengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:  

 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Mathematics

 

atau

 

Mempunyai International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma yang diiktiraf dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 30 mata

dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya gred 5 Higher Level dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Mathematics

     

    atau

     

    Memiliki kelayakan Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)  sebanyak 80 peratus dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 16 mata (High Achievement) dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

     

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics

 

atau

 

Memiliki kelayakan American Degree Foundation Program (ADFP) dalam bidang Sains Tulen dengan mendapat

sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00 dan sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam mana-mana dua (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics

 

dan

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam MUET

 

atau

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Band 4 IELTS

 

atau

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya skor 437-473 (PBT)/123-150 (CBT)/ 41-52 (IBT) TOEFL



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Intake Months

Semester I : September

Semester II : February

Deadline for Malaysian applicants : April for Semester I intake

Deadline for International applicants : June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Career Prospects

In our rapidly developing nation, graduates in geology have excellent career opportunities. Graduates from the Department have excelled in their career in both the public and private sectors, in various fields such as academic, mining, petroleum industry, engineering geology and the construction sector. There is an increase in demand for geology graduates. Expertise in geology is also required in the construction of infrastructures, the chemical industries, mitigation of natural hazards and environmental monitoring.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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