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Practical, varied, unique - that is the Mine Surveying and Applied Geodesy degree program.
The degree program enables students to record, analyse and model spatial information and its changes over time, as well as to interpret and evaluate it in context from various perspectives. They acquire a basic understanding of the key processes, driving forces and social framework conditions of mining.
Holistic research, sustainable action
The degree programme aims to provide students with the ability to understand metrological, physical, geotechnical, economic, legal and ecological relationships in the context of the entire value chain, from the exploration of a deposit to project development, They will be able to recognise, assess and evaluate the economic and ecological impact of a deposit and contribute to the development of holistic and sustainable technologies. They will be able to communicate technical contexts and present them to experts and the public.
Qualification and knowledge transfer
Graduates of the degree program have a solid knowledge of geotechnical engineering and are proficient in the current range of terrestrial, airborne and satellite-based geodetic measurement methods. They can assess the physical principles and geometric relationships of these measurement methods and their instrumental and technological realisations in the context of specific tasks and evaluate them with regard to the achievement of the respective objectives.
Setting specialisations and in-depth studies
Students can set their own specialisations depending on their interests and career prospects. In addition, the entire range of courses offered by TU Bergakademie Freiberg and cooperating universities can be used in the free elective area for individual profiling, whereby orientation is facilitated by a list of recommendations.
Mining is concerned with the extraction of the diverse solid raw materials without which our lives would be inconceivable. In addition to energy raw materials (coal), immense quantities of hard rock, sand, salt, etc. are required. This part of the programme focuses on effective exploration and development as well as the environmentally friendly and safe extraction of raw materials and the recultivation of former mining sites. Naturally, the methods differ between open-cast mining and underground civil engineering, which is why students can set their own focus at this point without completely neglecting the other area.
Faculty of Geosciences, Geoengineering and Mining (Faculty 3)
- Standard period of study
- Part-time possible
- Start of studies
- Admission requirement
Abitur or subject-specific higher education entrance qualification or an entrance qualification recognised as equivalent
- Course language
The aim of the degree program is to prepare students for a career as a mine surveyor or as a graduate surveyor specialising in engineering surveying in mining and civil engineering. The degree programme qualifies graduates for specialist admission to trainee surveyor training. Graduates of the degree program can find employment primarily in mining, the energy and raw materials industry as well as in construction and the public sector.
Raw materials management: e.g. in mine surveying departments of mining and exploration companies
Geotechnics: e.g. in tunnelling, dams, reservoirs and reservoirs. e.g. tunnelling, dam construction, remediation mining, utility companies
Soft and hardware development
Sales: e.g. in the field of geotechnics
Public administration: e.g. at mining and environmental authorities. e.g. mining and environmental authorities