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Master's degree in Geomaterials and Geological Resources

Tuition   Consult
Vacancies   20
Phase 1 20
Minimum nº 5 students
The Master’s in Geomaterials and Geological Resources trains professionals and  researchers on topics related to the study of geological resources. Topics include: exploration for mineral, hydraulic or energetic resources and/or raw materials; their evaluation and industrial application; and the control of the environmental impact of such exploration and exploitation. The course promotes post-graduate training for professional practice to give increased access to the employment market in earth sciences and related fields, vital to modern society.

Grad in MGRG is qualified to exercise as technician or geologist in:
  •  Exploration companies (mineral resources, water and energy);
  •  Aggregate quarrying and processing of minerals and rocks;
  •  Mining companies;
  •  Building companies and consortium;
  •  Laboratories and research companies and technical consulting.
The holder of a Master's degree is also enabled to respond in other domains such as planning, prediction and prevention of natural disasters, and environmental management and conservation as well as sustainable development.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The course is apportioned by the University of Porto (UP) and University of Aveiro (UA): 1st semester runs at UA; 2nd half follows the UP and the 3rd and 4th semesters may take place in either of the universities.

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Course Director: m.grg.diretor@fc.up.pt
Postgraduate Section: pos.graduacao@fc.up.pt
Students: m.grg@fc.up.pt

This information is provided strictly for informational purposes
and does not preclude consultation of the Official Gazette.

General information

Official Code: 6136
Director: Iuliu Radu
Codiretor: Maria Alexandra Guedes
Acronym: M:GRG
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2007/2008
Duration: 4 Semesters

Study Plan

Involved Organic Units


  • Master's degree in Geomaterials and Geological Resources (120 ECTS credits)
  • Specialization in Geomaterials and Geological Resources (66 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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