Curriculum

Curriculum of B.Sc. Engineering Honours Degree Programme

Field of Specialization: Earth Resources Engineering

Stream: Mining and Mineral Engineering

Module Code

Module Name

Category

Lec. hrs/week

Lab / Assign

hrs/weeks

Credits

Norm

Total

GPA

NGPA

GPA

NGPA

Semester 1

CE1022

Fluid Mechanics

C

2.0

3/4

2.0

 

 

 

 

CS1032

Programming Fundamentals

C

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

EE1012

Electrical Engineering

C

2.0

3/4

2.0

 

EL1012

Language Skill Enhancement I

C

-

3/1

1.0

 

MA1013

Mathematics

C

3.0

1/1

3.0

 

ME1032

Mechanics

C

2.0

3/4

2.0

 

MT1022

Properties of Materials

C

2.0

3/4

2.0

 

MN1012

Engineering in Context

C

1.0

-

-

1.0

15.0

1.0

16.0

Total for Semester 1

15.0

1.0

15.0

1.0

16.0

Semester 2

DE2XXX

Humanities Elective I *

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

EL1022

Language Skill Enhancement II

C

-

3/1

1.0

 

 

 

 

ER1013

Geology

C

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER1023

Introduction to Oceanography

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

MA1023

Methods of Mathematics

C

3.0

1/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ME1812

Basic Thermal Sciences

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ME1090

Engineering Drawing & Computer Aided Modeling

C

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER1901

Introduction to Engineering Design & Workshop Technology

C

1.0

3/1

-

2.0

16.0

2.0

18.0

ER1703

Analytical Methods

O

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

MN1030

Entrepreneurship Skill Development (continuing in Semester 3)

O

0.5

3/2

-

1.0

 

 

 

Total for Semester 2

18.0

3.0

16.0

2.0

18.0

Semester 3

CE1812

Mechanics of Materials

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

CE2062

Surveying I

C

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

CS2812

Visual Programming

C

1.0

3/1

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER2013

Principles of Gemmology

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER2023

Principles of Environmental Engineering

C

1.5

-

1.5

 

 

 

 

ER2033

Principles of RS and GIS

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER2041

Industrial Rock Blasting

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

MA2013

Differential Equations

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

MA2023

Calculus

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

EL2952

Language Skills Enhancement III

C

2.0

-

-

2.0

19.5

2.0

21.5

ER2703

Coastal Hydrodynamics

O

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

MN1030

Entrepreneurship Skill Development (continued from Semester 2)

O

0.5

3/2

-

1.0

 

 

 

Total for Semester 3

22.0

3.0

19.5

2.0

21.5

Semester 4

CE2142

Surveying II

C

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

DE2XXX

Humanities Elective II *

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

ER2053

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

C

1.5

-

1.5

 

ER2063

Geochemistry for Mineral Exploration

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

ER2073

Optical Mineralogy and Petrology

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

ER2083

Mineral Engineering I

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

ER2093

Geophysics for Mineral Exploration

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

ER2101

Mine Development

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

MA2033

Linear Algebra

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

MA3013

Applied Statistics

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

21.5

0.0

21.5

MN2010

Entrepreneurial Leadership

O

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

Total for Semester 4

23.5

0.0

21.5

0.0

21.5

Semester 5

CE2812

Soil Mechanics

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER3013

Extraction Metallurgy

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

ER3033

Mining Methods

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

ER3043

Mine Machinery & Design of Mineral Transport Systems

C

3.0

-

3.0

 

MA3023

Numerical Methods

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

MN3042

Business Economics and Financial Accounting

C

3.0

-

3.0

 

MN3052

Industrial Management and Marketing

C

2.5

3/2

3.0

 

17.5

0.0

17.5

ER3703

Digital Image Processing and Photogrammetry

O

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER3713

Jewellery Products Development

O

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER3700

Petroleum Exploration and Basin Analysis

O

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

MN3010

Multidisciplinary Design, Innovation & Venture Creation

O

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

Total for Semester 5

28.0

0.0

17.5

0.0

 

17.5

Industrial Training

ER3992

Industrial Training

C

-

-

-

6.0

 

 

 

Total for Industrial Training

0

6.0

0.0

6.0

6.0

Semester 6

ER3022

Mine Surveying

C

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ER3063

Economic Geology

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

ER3053

Structural & Field Geology

C

1.0

3/1

2.0

 

ER3202

Design Project**(continued in Semester 7)

C

-

-

1.0

 

ER3912

Geology Field Camp

C

-

-

-

1.0

ER3922

Mine Surveying Field Camp

C

-

-

-

1.0

ER3933

Mineral Exploration Field Camp

C

-

-

-

1.0

7.0

3.0

10.0

ER3903

Industrial Visits

O

-

-

-

1.0

 

 

 

ER3942

Oceanography Field Studies

O

-

-

-

1.0

 

 

 

Total for Semester 6

7.0

5.0

7.0

3

10.0

Semester 7

ER3202

Design Project (continued from Semester 6)

C

-

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4013

Rock Mechanics

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4023

Mine Ventilation

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4042

Mineral Engineering II

C

3.0

-

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER3950

Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills

C

-

-

-

1.0

 

 

 

ER4083

Mine Planning and Design

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4202

Research Project (continuing in Semester 8)

C

-

-

1.0

 

 

 

 

MN4022

Engineering Economics

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

15.5

1.0

16.5

ER4290

Petroleum Drilling and Formation Evaluation

E

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4350

Petroleum Reservoir Engineering & Project Design

E

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4223

Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modeling

E

2.5

3/2

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER4313

GIS and Spatial Statistics

E

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4433

Marine Surveying

E

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4512

Jewellery Production Technology

E

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER4522

Fashioning of Gemstones

E

1.0

3/1

2.0

 

4.0

0.0

4.0

MN3020

Entrepreneurship Business Basics

O

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

MN4800

Supply Chain Management

O

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

MN4042

Technology Management

O

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

Total for Semester 7

37.5

1.0

19.5

1.0

20.5

Module Code

Module Name

Category

Lec. hrs/

week

Lab / Assign

hrs/weeks

Credits

Norm

Total

GPA

NGPA

GPA

 

Semester 8

ER4033

Engineering Geology

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4073

Mineral Economics

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4093

Plant Performance

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4130

Mine Waste Management and Rehabilitation

C

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4103

Mine Safety and Legislation

C

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

MN4900

Professional Ethics

C

-

-

 

1.0

 

 

 

ER4202

Research Project** (continued from Semester 7)

C

-

-

4.0

 

15.0

1.0

16.0

CH4350

Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Industry

E

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4243

Natural Disaster Management

E

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4253

Offshore Mining & Project Design

E

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

 

 

 

ER4460

Petroleum Production

E

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4271

Advanced Gemmology

E

2.0

3/2

2.5

 

 

 

 

ER4322

Space Technology and Navigation Systems

E

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4532

Jewellery Production Management

E

2.0

3/1

3.0

 

4.0

0.0

4.0

ER4713

Construction Engineering Practice

O

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

ER4720

Tunnel Engineering and Design

O

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

MA4013

Linear Models and Multivariate Statistics

O

3.0

-

3.0

 

 

 

 

MA4023

Operational Research

O

3.0

-

3.0

 

 

 

 

MN4010

Business Plan Development

O

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

MN4072

Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship

O

1.5

3/2

2.0

 

 

 

 

MN4150

Project Management

O

2.0

-

2.0

 

 

 

 

Total for Semester 8

50.0

1.0

19.0

1.0

20.0

 

Total for the Programme

  

 

201.0

20.0

135.0

16.0

151.0