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Professional Practice Theme - Earth Sciences

Microcredentials are individualised learning programmes – the contents are skill-based and professional-oriented, and the study plans can be made based on the student's personal pace, time and interests. Microcredentials are suitable for anyone wishing for career advancement, upgrading skills, changing professions, or even pursuing interests. Below are the courses under the theme of "Earth Sciences". More themes and courses can be found HERE.

The programme aims at introducing students with different commonly used geophysical methods and in-situ testing and sampling techniques, including methods for monitoring water level, penetration tests, land and marine geophysical surveys and downhole logging. Student are expected to gain an understanding on the applicability and limitations of the methods in various geotechnical situations.
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The programme aims at introducing geotechnics theories and their applications. It covers soil mechanics, site formation, stability of slopes and the foundation design.
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The programme aims at introducing fundamental description and the classification of soils; mechanical concepts including the effective stress concept, strength of soils, consolidation, settlement and testing procedures.
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This programme aims to provide both hand-on field experience and class-based learning. It introduces basic geological field and mapping techniques, use of geological equipment and air photographs, as well as an overview of geological structures such as faults, folds and joints.
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This programme is designed for those working on all aspects of environmental, social and governance (ESG) planning in business and finance.
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Start 16 APR 2024 (TUE)
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$9,900

 

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