Capita Selecta Geology and Geochemistry


Course Objective

Aim of the course is to enable students to perform an in depth
literature review of a
specific topic of their choosing in Geology and Geochemistry research.

Course Content

Students prepare an in depth literature review of a specialist topic in
and Geochemistry that is not treated in detail in regular compulsory or
optional courses in the MSc Earth Sciences curriculum.
Students are coupled to a Department of Earth Science's staff member of
their choosing. Student and staff member discuss the topic and precise
scope of the review culminating in a written review report that will be

Teaching Methods

One or more face to face meetings planned on an individual basis between
student and staff member.

Method of Assessment

A written literature review report.

Entry Requirements

The student should ideally be enrolled in the Geology and Geochemistry
specialization of the Master Earth Sciences


Extensive literature review.

Target Audience

This course is primarily aimed at 2nd year MSc Earth Sciences students,
but is also accessible to first year MSc Earth Science students.

Additional Information

The literature review can be undertaken at any time during an academic
year and is not limited to any specific time frame.

General Information

Course Code AM_1174
Credits 6 EC
Period P4
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator prof. dr. W. van Westrenen
Examiner prof. dr. W. van Westrenen
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

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