Assessment of Slope Stability, Certificate | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Assessment of Slope Stability

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Discover the design and assessment of slopes, pitwalls, excavations, and tailing dams. Newcastle University offers an Assessment of Slope Stability course.


This Assessment of Slope Stability module at Newcastle University will introduce a range of topics, including:the design and assessment of slopes, open pit mine pitwalls, excavations and tailing damsthe international standards which govern this field (Eurocode 7 and ICOLD bulletins)the theories behind the assessment of the stability of slopes in rocks and soils

how to use stability charts and other methods to assess the stability of slopes

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Programme Structure

Teaching on this module will include:
  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • problem solving sessions
  • small group teaching
  • computer software exercises
  • coursework

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
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