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772667S Seminar in ore geology, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 772667S  Validity 01.08.2010 -
Name Seminar in ore geology  Abbreviation Seminar in ore 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3256 Geology and Mineralogy 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Oulu Mining School 

ECTS Credits 

5 credits

Language of instruction 



4th or 5th year

Learning outcomes 

The course will enhance students' ability to construct and deliver a scientific presentation and deepen their knowledge on different ore types. Students will be able to summarize the geology and petrogenesis of selected ore deposits and present these data to a specialist audience.


Students write a 20-page paper on a subject in the field of ore geology. The paper is presented in a seminar meeting with someone acting as an opponent. Each student acts as an opponent to a paper in their turn.

Mode of delivery 

Face to face

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Independent literature studies, oral presentations by students,seminars c. 20 h.

Target group 

Masters and PhD students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Bachelor,s degree.

Recommended or required reading 

Journal papers and Eilu P (Ed.) (2012) Mineral deposits and metallogeny of Fennoscandia. Geological Survey of Finland, Special Paper 53. 401 p

The availability of the literature can be checked from " this link".

Assessment methods and criteria 

Oral presentation and acting as an opponent.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.



Person responsible 

Eero Hanski

Working life cooperation 



Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Seminar in ore geology  Course  Shenghong Yang  07.02.20 -08.05.20

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