Course in Geographic Sciences

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Geographic Sciences

Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.

Geographic sciences can include an education on the computational methods and data structures used to represent, analyze and process geographic information. In addition, geographic science students may have the opportunity to study Earth’s physical features.

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London Direct Enrollment - Queen Mary

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 United Kingdom London

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling in a London university. With seven prestigious institutions to choose from, you’ll find a partner school and program that matches your needs. [+]

Best Courses in Geographic Sciences 2018. Overview There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits! This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling in a London university. With seven prestigious institutions to choose from, you’ll find a partner school and program that matches your needs. IES Abroad London is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior student services and opportunities to fully experience life in London. Our staff in London will help you make the most of your experience abroad. London will be your classroom. Involvement in the local community or a student club enriches your learning experiences and provides excellent opportunities for cultural integration. We want you to feel at home in England, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in London. Our housing options provide you opportunities to meet and make new friends, while our cultural events familiarize you with the city of London. Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad London City: London Country: England Program Credits: 16 per semester Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisites: None Program Dates After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of... [-]

Geological Field School

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 3 - 5 weeks October 2018 France Beauvais

The department of geology at UNILASALLE offers a unique opportunity to do field work in geology in FRANCE. International and French students will have the opportunity to work alongside faculty members, graduate students (peer teaching) and invited specialists. [+]

Geological Field School The department of geology at UNILASALLE offers a unique opportunity to do field work in geology in FRANCE. International and French students will have the opportunity to work alongside faculty members, graduate students (peer teaching) and invited specialists. They will experience hands-on geological exploration in small groups. Extend learning from the classroom to the field in sedimental mapping, sequence stratigraphy and/or transect of the Alps Field school program Week 1 - Mandatory Pre-departure orientation week Week 2 Mapping in a sedimentary area Week 3 Transect of the Alps Week 4 Sequence Stratigraphy Week 5 - Optional Data analysis, report writing and presentation [-]

Resources Drilling and Blasting

Fleming College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

This is the only Resources Drilling and Blasting program available in Canada. [+]

Best Courses in Geographic Sciences 2018. The fact is that our School offers the only college program in Canada providing training in Drilling and Blasting - and we are the only program in the world offering training in so many of the different types of drilling. Add to that the numerous sectors that rely on drilling and blasting skills, and this program opens doors to huge opportunities, many employers, and options to choose which field of drilling you will focus on. Our grads are in high demand. Every year, national and international employers recruit at our on-campus job fairs, and many of our students have employment offers before they graduate. Currently, these fields offer employment opportunities for drilling and blasting careers: Construction Drilling and Blasting Geotechnical Drilling Environmental Drilling Water Well Drilling Resources Drilling, including minerals and oil and gas exploration Horizontal Directional Drilling In our program, you’ll learn the foundational theory, techniques and methods relating to each of these types of drilling, with an emphasis on safe working practices, while you learn to operate a full range of drilling equipment hands-on. Why are Drilling and Blasting Skills in Demand? People may assume that resources drilling, such as for minerals and oil and gas exploration, is the sector where most graduates find work. In fact, there are numerous types of drilling required for a variety of industries and projects, with excellent job prospects: Geotechnical Drilling is required before any large construction project can begin. This involves subsurface investigations to evaluate... [-]

Earth Resources Technician

Fleming College
Campus 2 years September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 2 more

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical sector. [+]

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical sector. Program Highlights As an Earth Resources Technician, you can expect to be in demand. Career opportunities are diverse, ranging from the analysis of soil and rock, to groundwater assessment, from mineral exploration, to civil engineering and environmental consulting. The mandatory, 6 month paid co-op work term gives you the opportunity to earn while you learn, and make valuable connections within the industry. Note that students are not placed in jobs. The College supports a process with industry contacts to assist students to be successful in gaining co-op employment in applied geology. A strong foundation is the bedrock of this program. Fleming College is the only college that offers such depth in geotechnical studies. But it is our unique mix of integrated courses in minerals, geophysics, geotechnical and environmental assessment that gives you a well-rounded and comprehensive skill set to prepare for a career in most workplaces of applied geology. Employers value this combination and tell us they can't find it elsewhere. In this two-year diploma program, you'll also study such support skills as computing, sampling and safety planning, and communications - essentials for any earth resources professional. You will learn hands-on in this program, using our in-class geological equipment and computer technology. You learn observation and testing skills before the co-op work term. Following the co-op work term, you learn more technical content through... [-]

Summer/winter school “Meet: petroleum geoscience”

Tyumen State Oil and Gas University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks June 2018 Russia Tyumen

“Basics of general geology” – gives the participants an idea about the structure of the Earth, geological processes going [+]

Best Courses in Geographic Sciences 2018. Summer/Winter school “Meet: petroleum geoscience” Format: Theoretical and practical classes using the resources of big Tyumen oil and gas research centers. Program: First module “Basics of general geology” – gives the participants an idea about the structure of the Earth, geological processes going on beneath and above its surface; about the processes leading to the formation of the mineral deposits of the various types; about the search and exploration methods. Second module “Basics of oil and gas field development” – gives the participants an idea and characteristics of general definition of the discipline: oil and gas reservoir, oil and gas field, characteristics of the wells categories, oil and gas resources and reserves. The module makes participant familiar with the systems of oilfields development, and with production intensification methods. Target audience: student of foreign universities/companies specialists School language: depending on the group content (Russian/English) Duration: one to two weeks [-]

Unpad's Summer Program

Universitas Padjadjaran
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 Indonesia Bandung

Universitas Padjadjaran would like to invite you to our Summer Program in Bandung, Indonesia. This program is one of our projects to show our international links in a compact 7-days program conducted in English language on the campus. [+]

Universitas Padjadjaran's Summer Program Universitas Padjadjaran would like to invite you to our Summer Program in Bandung, Indonesia. This program is one of our projects to show our international links in a compact 7-days program conducted in English language on the campus. We offer an exciting Summer Program which includes sport, cultural, and social activities such as traditional dance and music instrument lesson, Indonesian language lesson, Bandung historical walk, hiking, and many more. We also offer academic program which you can choose what might you interest in; 1. Mathematics and Natural Science: "Super Camp on Material Science" 2. Geology: "Geology on Volcanic Environment in West Java" 3. Pharmacy: "Indonesian Medicinal Plant" 4. Economics and Business: "Creative Industries" At the end of the program you will get the opportunity to join our post tour, to the Indonesian Island of the Gods, most well known as Bali where you will have a sightseeing and free time program to enjoy this beautiful part of Indonesia. Application Form Submission Deadline : July 1st, 2016 Payment Deadline : July, 11th 2016 Registration Cancellation : July, 11th 2016 UNPAD's Summer Program is open to any current college students both domestic and international. [-]

Environmental Technician

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Thunder Bay

This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. [+]

Best Courses in Geographic Sciences 2018. Environmental Technician This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. You will explore environmental issues, as well as learn hands-on tools for assessing, protecting and restoring ecosystems. The curriculum for this program was developed in consultation with representatives from industry and agencies, and is based on current practices, our own experience in the field, as well as anticipated needs and technological advances. The need for technically competent personnel is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. The knowledge and skills learned in this program will give you the expertise to compete for environmental career opportunities locally, provincially, nationally and globally. [-]