Bachelor of Science In Geology

by | Feb 16, 2019

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Bachelor of Science In Geology

Career Opportunity

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.
  • The goals of B.Sc. in Geology program are to:
  • Produce graduates with solid foundation in geosciences and with the ability to apply this knowledge in the practice of various fields related to geoscience.
  • Produce graduates skilful in commonly used geoscience techniques and with the ability to design and implement research in geoscience and related fields.
  • 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.
  • Produce graduates in the field of geoscience that are able to advance their studies in:
  • postgraduate degree in geoscience in any institution of higher learning locally or abroad.
  • professional certificate in geoscience locally and abroad.

Program Core Courses

  • Introduction to the Earth
  • Earth surface processes
  • Structures and Geological Maps
  • Basic mineralogy
  • Introduction to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Structural Geology I
  • Sedimentology
  • Geology Field Course
  • Basic Paleontology
  • Introduction to Geophysics
  • Geology of Malaysia
  • Quaternary Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Geological Hazards
  • Research Project

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