Second year

Study programme – Second year

Modules offered in the 2nd year of the study programme. The list below gives the following information: Course unit description, Coordination (UP: University of Poitiers, UA: University of Aveiro, TUC: Technical University of Crete, UFRGS : Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul); if the module is compulsory (C) or elective (E); teaching volume and number of ECTS.

Period P4 (2 training paths)

Period P4 a: September to January – University of Poitiers

  • TUC : Industrial clay deposits (3 ECTS )
  • UP : Geomaterials ( 3 ECTS)
  • UP : Civil engineering, storage (3 ECTS)
  • UP : Interface between clay minerals and aqueous solutions – part 2 (3 ECTS)
  • UP : Design of advanced materials based on clays and LDH (6 ECTS )
  • UP : Cross-cutting tools: geochemical codes (3 ECTS)
  • TUC : Geoarcheology (3 ECTS)
  • TUC : Antimicrobial properties of clays (3 ECTS)
  • UP : Language training in English (3 ECTS)

Period P4 b: September to January – Technical University of Crete

  • TUC : Industrial clay deposits and processing routes
  • TUC : Field trip
  • TUC : Clays for geotechnical and civil engineering applications
  • TUC : Geoarcheology
  • TUC : Antimicrobial properties of clays
  • UP : Structure and properties of clay suspensions
  • UP : Design of advanced materials based on clays and LDH

Period P4 c: September to January – University of Aveiro

  • UA : Applied geochemistry
  • UA : Soils
  • UA : Exploitation of mineral deposits
  • UA : Healing minerals – Part 1
  • UA : Modeling of environmental systems

Period P5 (4 training paths)

Period P5 a: January – University of Poitiers

  • UP: programming software (24h – 3 ECTS – E).
  • UP: Scientific communication (24h – 3 ECTS – E).

Period P5 b: January – Technical University of Crete

  • TUC: Computer tools.
  • TUC: Scientific communication.

Period P5c: January – University of Aveiro

  • UA: Healing minerals – Part 2.
  • UA: Methodologies of environmental remediation – Part 2.

Period P5 d : March – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

  • UFRGS: Hydrothermal alteration and metallogeny (4 ECTS – E.).
  • UFRGS: Sedimentary clays (4 ECTS – E).
  • UFRGS: Tardi-magmatic and hydrothermal clay minerals (4 ECTS – E).

Period P6 (Master thesis)

  • UP Master thesis (24 ECTS) – TUC Master thesis (24 ECTS) – UA Master thesis (24 ECTS) – UFRGS Master thesis (18 ECTS).