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2018/19 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

SOEE3350 Geoelectrics

10 creditsClass Size: 15

Module manager: Dr Andy Nowacki
Email: A.Nowacki@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable

Year running 2018/19

Module replaces

EARS3350

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

To provide an overview of both the theoretical background and the applications of geoelectrical methods.

Syllabus

1. Electrical Properties of Earth Materials
2. Self Potential Methods
3. Resistivity Methods
4. Induced Polarization Methods
5. Ground Penetrating Radar
6. Electromagnetic Methods

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture112.0022.00
Private study hours78.00
Total Contact hours22.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

78 hours of self-directed study, background reading and revision.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Coursework provides a mixture of summative (counting towards 20% of the final mark) and formative assessment.

Assessments consist of a mix of numerical questions and a discursive essay on topics that will be similar to those on the final exam.

Methods of assessment


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
AssignmentProblem Set20.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)20.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)2 hr 00 mins80.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)80.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/04/2018

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