Mining and Minerals Engineering

CSMM413 - European Study Abroad - Mining Engineering (2012)

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MODULE TITLEEuropean Study Abroad - Mining Engineering CREDIT VALUE90
MODULE CODECSMM413 MODULE CONVENERUnknown
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated) 2
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module

The aim of the module is to provide students with a wide range of engineering skills related to the mining industry. These skills are taught using specialist Masters level modules delivered by the Universities of Delft, Aachen and Helsinki. These skills supplement the core mining engineering provision delivered by the University of Exeter.

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module

Details of the European modules can be found at the Erasmus Mundus Minerals and Environmental Programme web site at www.emmep.org (follow links for EMC programme). September – November – University of Helsinki Module Code Module credits Module Title and Assessment EMC-H/AR 6 Applied Rock mechanics for Hard Rock Mining. Assessed with exam. EMC-H/EX 6 Mining Field Visits – Assessed by means of oral presentation. EMC-H/MA-04 6 Automation and Maintenance of mining Equipment. Assessed with exam. EMC-H/ME-00 6 Mining Technology and Economics - Assessed with exam. EMC-H/MM 6 Numerical Mine Modelling - Assessed with exam. Total 30 November – January - University of Aachen Module Code Module credits Module Title and Assessment EMC-A/EI-00 6 Environmental Issues. Assessed with exam. EMC-A/MV-04 12 Mine Ventilation. Assessed with exam. EMC-A/OP-05 12 Open Pit Mining. Assessed with exam. Total 30 January – March - University of Exeter Module specifications (30 credits total) provided separately March – May – University of Delft Module Code Module credits Module Title and Assessment EMC-D/AL-07 10 Alluvial Mining & Marine Mining. Assessed with assignment and oral presentation. EMC-D/CS-07 12 Case Study- Assessed with written assignment and oral presentation. EMC-D/IM-00 4 Industrial Minerals - Assessed with written assignment and exam. EMC-D/ME-06 4 Mining Economics - Assessed with 3 hr exam. Total 30 The European Universities award ECTS grades for their modules classified from A-F. Using the description that corresponds to this grade we use the following conversion Table to produce a % score from 2008/9. ECTS grade ECTS description Undergraduate (EMC) % A Excellent 90 B Very good 75 C Good 60 D Satisfactory 50 E Sufficient 40 Fx Fail (more work needed) 35 F Fail 25

LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 0 Written Exams 0 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Assessment of ILOs 1-12 is controlled on a sub-module basis by the respective host University (see syllabus plan).
DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
RESOURCES
INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

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CREDIT VALUE 90 ECTS VALUE 45
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) M (NQF Level 7) AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Monday 12 March 2012 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 19 September 2013
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