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Petroleum & Mining Geology Program

Petroleum & Mining Geology Program

Semester 1

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES111 Physical Geology 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
BIO131 Biology I 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
CHE111 Organic Chemistry 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
PHY111 Physics I 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
MAT111 Mathematics I 3 1 0 0 4 3 150 6
UC1 University Requirement (1) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 2

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES112 Mineralogy 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
GES119 Laboratory Safety and good laboratory practice 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
CHE141 Physical Chemistry 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
MAT112 Mathematics II 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
MAT131 Statistics 1 2 2 0 3 2 105 4
UC2 University Requirement (2) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4
UC3 University Requirement (3) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 3

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES211 Optical Mineralogy 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
BIO241 Biology II 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
CHE221 Inorganic Chemistry 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
PHY211 Physics II 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
UC4 University Requirement ( 4 ) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4
UC5 University Requirement ( 5 ) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4
UE1 Elective University (1) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 4

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
CSE014 Computer Programming and Computational Techniques 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES212 Structural Geology 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
GES213 Paleontology & Stratigraphy 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES214 Petrology 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES221 Principles of Geophysics 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
UC6 University Requirement ( 6 ) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 5

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES311 Petroleum Geology 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES312 Economic Geology 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
E1 Elective Course (1) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
E1 Elective Course (1) 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
UC7 University Requirement (7) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4
UE2 Elective University (2) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 6

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES315 Ore Petrology 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES316 Engineering Geology 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
GES317 Geological survey and Field Mapping 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES321 Petro -physics & Well logging 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
E1 Elective Course (1) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
UE3 Elective University (3) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 7

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES411 Mining Geology 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
GES418 Practical Training and Internship 2 4 0 0 6 4 210 8
GES421 Geophysical data processing 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
E1 Elective Course (1) 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4

Semester 8

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
GES415 Geology of Egypt 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
GES419 Graduation Project 2 4 0 0 6 4 210 8
GES423 Geophysical Exploration 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
E1 Elective Course (1) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4
E3 Elective Course (3) 1 2 0 0 3 2 105 4

Elective (E1)

  • GES319 Journal club
  • BIO132 Developmental Biology
  • BIO231 Vertebrates
  • BIO242 Paleobotany
  • ENV111 Environmental Biology
  • ENV211 Principles of Ecology
  • CHE231 Quality control
  • CHE241 Renewable energy and sustainability
  • CHE318 Scientific writing
  • PHY221 Introduction to Nanoscience
  • PHY261 Biophysics

Elective (E2)

  • GES313 Subsurface Geology
  • GES314 Hydrogeology
  • GES318 Geochemistry
  • GES322 Reservoir Characterization
  • GES412 Organic Geochemistry
  • GES413 Mineral Technology
  • GES414 Micropaleontology
  • GES416 Basin Analysis
  • GES417 Remote sensing and GIS methods
  • GES422 Geothermal and radio -thermic methods
  • GES424 Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • GES425 Environmental Geo -hazards

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