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International Master in Advanced Clay Science

Erasmus Mundus Master course



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Study program – second year

This table lists all the modules offered in the 2nd year of the study programme and gives the following informations : Schedule and Coordination (i.e. where and when the course is delivered and who is convening the organisation (UP : University of Poitiers in France ; TUC : Technical University of Crete (Chania) in Greece ; UA : University of Aveiro in Portugal ; UO : University of Ottawa in Canada ; UFRGS : Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre) in Brazil).


Catalogue of courses units


TUC 300 : Language training in Greek.
TUC 301 : Industrial clay deposits (6 ECTS).
TUC 302 : Clays for geotechnical and civil engineering applications (4,5 ECTS).
TUC 303 : Processing routes for layer silicates and associated minerals (4,5 ECTS).
TUC 304 : Field trip to industrial clay deposits (4 days, 3 ECTS).


UO 310 : Language training in French or English.
UO 311 : Seminar (3 ECTS).
UO 312 : Clay minerals chemistry (6 ECTS).
UO 313 : Surface chemistry of clay minerals (6 ECTS).
UO 314 : Computational methods applied to clay minerals (3 ECTS).


UP 401 : Clays in geological systems - Practical works (6 ECTS).
UP 402 : Modelling of fluids/clays interactions in the environment (3 ECTS).
UP 403 : Biogeochemical processes in soils - Practical works (6 ECTS).
UP 404 : Field trip (3 ECTS).


UA 410 : Language training in Portuguese.
UA 411 : Clays and biological systems Interactions (6 ECTS).
UA 412 : Healing minerals : identification and characterisation, advanced clay for health (6 ECTS).
UA 413 : Healing minerals : industrial aspects (6 ECTS).


UP 501 : Master thesis (24 ECTS) - TUC 511 : Master thesis (24 ECTS) - UA 521 : Master thesis (24 ECTS).


UFRGS 530 : Language training Portuguese.
UFRGS 531 : Master thesis (19 ECTS).
UFRGS 532 : Hydrothermal alteration and metallogeny (3 ECTS).
UFRGS 533 : Geological of clay and clay mineral deposits in Brazil.