M.Sc. (Applied Geology)

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Program Code 10889

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • AMITY INSTITUTE OF GEO INFORMATICS & REMOTE SENSING
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10889
  • Eligibility
  • B.Sc. (min 55%) with Geology as major subject and Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Biological Science as subsidiaries with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10 + 2 level. 

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.32
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.48
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.32
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.48
  • 1. Students will gain knowledge and experience in the application of geological principles to the investigation of mineral resources and other resources of earth. 2. Students will possess the fundamental skills associated with geological project management, supervision, and decision-making processes. 3. Students will demonstrate the ability to correctly interpret geologic maps. 4. Students will demonstrate ability to interpret and map the geological features from satellite data. 5.Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and explain the formation of a rock suites, ore deposits, structures and rock-forming minerals. 6.Students will perform competently in professional practice in the areas of 7. Students shall show the ability to identify the geological problems and to implement appropriate solutions. 8. Students shall show abilities of good teamwork and leadership practices.
  • The attainment of geo-scientific knowledge with the understanding of natural resources and its sustainability in the long terms towards a synergetic growth.
  • Ability to discuss and identify geological/geotechnical problems within academic fields covered by the program curriculum and able to describe and critically analysis the existing or future strategies and policies within an organisation or at a community level.
  • Students will be able to learn to duplicate and reproduce various software’s, indices which aim at recognizing and mitigating geological issues with help of geochemical/geophysical and geotechnical assessments.
  • Develop analysis skills to measure, experiment, plan, and recommend mitigation technologies on air, water, sewerage, soil, and waste on a scientific basis.
  • Students will be able to appreciate and demonstrate effective communicational and behavioral skills and illustrate ethics and professional conduct.
  • Develop skills and knowledge of social, economic, legal and management processes, and skills that prepare them to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Propose and prepare the guidelines for exploration and mining practices along with conservation of habitat and society within the limitations of constitution
  • Demonstrate the ability to accomplish task pertaining to schemes and methods of description/screening/mapping, analysis of impact/assessment, setting priorities, monitoring, auditing and management in proximity of mining/exploration/tunneling factors.
  • The application of learning in multidisciplinary perspective, compare the theoretical knowledge to organize research with relevant methodologies.
  • Students will be able to critically evaluate and interpret the learning and results in practical applications of geosciences.
  • Designing and implementing various strategies to spread awareness about geology across high school level to purse the same in UG.
  • Analyze various problems, and to use expertise to plan and execute solutions to various geoscience problems and hazard related to exploration management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GIS and Remote Sensing; Geo-Informatics and Applied Geology at advanced levels that are internationally recognized and a commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavor with an ability to take a leadership role in the community. Understanding of the current knowledge in GIS-RS and Applied Geology. Understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of GIS-RS studies. Capability of independent, collaborative enquiry and self-directed practice. Rigorous analysis, critical thinking, and reflection. Keeping up-to-date with the latest standards and requirements. Competence in applying acquired knowledge and skills to manage projects in the multidisciplinary environment.
  • self-directed practice. Rigorous analysis, critical thinking, and reflection. Keeping up-to-date with the latest standards and requirements. Competence in applying acquired knowledge and skills to manage projects in the multidisciplinary environment.
  • Ability to create new knowledge and understanding through the process of research and development. Possess knowledge of principles & techniques in GIS-RS and R&D aspects of Applied Geology. Ability to acquire and evaluate new knowledge through independent research. Ability to identify, define, investigate, and solve issues in the field. Think independently, analytically and creatively. Exercise critical judgment and critical thinking to create new modes of understanding, GIS-RS concepts.
  • The ability to locate, analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner. Ability to recognize RS-GIS and Applied Geology solutions. Ability to use appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access and use information. Ability to use information in critical and creative thinking. Proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies.
  • An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems. Ability to develop creative, solutions Showing independence and initiative in identifying GIS and RS problems and applying relevant problem solving methodologies and solving them. Applying tools of GIS – RS for problem solving. Ability to apply decision making methodologies to evaluate solutions for efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability. Demonstrate research skills in GIS-RS. Applying knowledge & practical skills to solving GIS-RS problems.
  • Possess a high standard of verbal, visual and written communication skills. Ability to present information in a highly coherent manner across different contexts. Ability to speak proficiently. Ability to convey written information competently. Ability to use appropriate communication technologies. Ability to Communicate clearly and effectively. Being a good listener. Ability to present information precisely and accurately by utilize various information technology skills
  • Ability to create new knowledge and understanding through the process of research and development. Possess knowledge of principles & techniques in GIS-RS and R&D aspects of Applied Geology. Ability to acquire and evaluate new knowledge through independent research. Ability to identify, define, investigate, and solve issues in the field. Think independently, analytically and creatively. Exercise critical judgment and critical thinking to create new modes of understanding, GIS-RS concepts.
  • Applying tools of GIS – RS for problem solving. Ability to apply decision making methodologies to evaluate solutions for efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability. Demonstrate research skills in GIS-RS. Applying knowledge & practical skills to solving GIS-RS problems.
  • Leadership and Teamwork development to lead the awareness drives. Designing and implementing various strategies to spread awareness about GIS and RS.
  • The ability and skill to manage GIS RS problems and issues. The knowledge and understanding of every aspect of GIS and RS. To analyze various problems of the field and design various strategies to mitigate the problem. The expertise to plan and execute solutions to various GIS and RSl problems and disaster management.
  • Graduates of the University will hold personal values and beliefs consistent with their role as responsible members of local, national, international and professional communities. Understand and practice the highest standards of ethical behavior associated with their discipline or profession. Informed and open-minded about social, cultural and linguistic diversity in India and the world. Appreciating ethical responsibilities towards colleagues, research subjects, the wider community, and the environment. Strive for justice, equality, honesty, and integrity in all personal and professional pursuits. Acknowledge and accept common responsibility to preserve the environment and its surroundings.
  • Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and Leadership. Having enthusiasm. Reliable and dependable. Respectful & Empathetic towards others views irrespective of caste, race, class, gender, religion etc. Ability to maintain level-headedness in behavior in contrast to arrogance, despite achievement of high performance & Success. Enterprising, innovative and creative. Capable of initiating as well as embracing change. Collaborative team workers. Respectful and supportive. Staying calm in a crisis. To adopt and adapt change to motivate others. Ability to distinguish between desirable & undesirable behavior. Showing initiative. Staying calm in a crisis
  • Awareness of ethical, social cultural, issues within a global context and their importance in exercising professional skills and responsibilities. Understanding global issues from different perspectives. Recognizing the opportunities that the wider world offers. Learning from and respecting different cultures & environment
  • Graduates of the University will be Lifelong Learners capable of continuous learning and reflection for the purpose of furthering their understanding of the world and their place in it. Commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life. Identifying learning opportunities.
  • Awareness of ethical, social cultural, issues within a global context and their importance in exercising professional skills and responsibilities. Understanding global issues from different perspectives. Recognizing the opportunities that the wider world offers. Learning from and respecting different cultures & environment

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Fundamentals of Computers (PG) Core Courses 2 0 4 0 4.00 View
Geological Field Survey (PG) Core Courses 0 0 0 6 3.00 View
Geomorphology and Remote Sensing (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Mineralogy (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Geostatistics (PG) Allied Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Stratigraphy & Palaeontology (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Hydrogeology (PG) Core Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View
Igneous Petrology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Sedimentary Petrology (PG) Core Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View
Structural Geology (PG) Core Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View
Economic Geology (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View
Remote Sensing and GIS (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 4 0 0 0 4.00 View
Thermal & Hyperspectral Remote Sensing (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 4.00 View

Semester 3

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Summer Internship (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 3.00 View
Environmental Geology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 4.00 View
Engineering Geology (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 4.00 View
Metamorphic Petrology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 4.00 View
Geological Field Excursion (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 0 0 0 4 2.00 View
Geophysical Exploration (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 4.00 View
Quaternary Geology & Neotectonics (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 4.00 View