Advanced Structural Geology

This micro-credential aims to provide professional geologists with the opportunity to build upon their existing knowledge and skills in structural geology and to be able to expand their understanding of structural analysis applied to ore deposits. It is ideal for industry geologists who are looking to develop more advanced skills of relevance to their current or future employment.

Upon successful completion, you'll receive:

  • Three PD Points - stackable for unspecified academic credit in award courses
  • A Certificate of Achievement
  • A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
Delivery mode
Onsite (F2F)
Start date
19 September 2022


4 weeks

75 hours composed of 40 hours practical workshops (1 week intensive) and 35 hours of practical exercises/assessment in the subsequent three weeks.

Academic Lead
Dr Nico Thebaud
$990 inc. GST
Critical information summary

What you'll learn

Develop your knowledge of important concepts in structural geology.

Gain practical skills in structural analysis that apply these concepts to mineral deposits.

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

Students are able to demonstrate

  • Knowledge of important concepts in structural geology directly applicable to mineral deposits, and
  • Practical skills in applying these concepts to mineral deposits.

Recommended prior knowledge

Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geophysics (or equivalent) or direct work experience in relevant roles in the resources industries.

How does it work?

Participants will work on practical exercises and assignments.

What's next after this course?

Future study
Pathway to completion of a master's degree in Geoscience or Ore Deposit Geology at UWA.


Applications are open.

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