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Structural Geology

  • 7.5 credits

The course provides basic knowledge in structural geology. You will learn how to identify and classify bedrock structures.

After a completed course you should be able to measure, calculate and interpret structural data and to describe the deformation history. There is no fieldwork or excursion included in the distance course.

For more information see the course home page at:

  • Course structure


    Examination is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

    A = Excellent
    B = Very good
    C = Good
    D = Satisfactory
    E = Sufficient
    Fx = Insufficient
    F = Entirely insufficient

    The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    B. A. van der Pluijm and S. Marshak, 2010
    Earth Structure – An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics
    WW Norton & Co
    ISBN: 9780393117806

  • Contact

    Uwe RingProfessor of Structural geology
    Uwe Ring
    +46 (0)8 674 78 40 | Room: R435