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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2021-22

The subject Geotechnique Constructions is in the 1st quarter of the fourth year of the Degree in Civil Engineering.

Its purpose is to enable and train students in the necessary techniques for the project and construction of earthworks, underground constructions, maritime constructions and ground improvements.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

UA Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT-10 : Capacity to confront, plan and solve real problems demanded by society in the field of engineering.
  • CT-13 : Capacity to adopt the scientific method when planning and carrying out different academic and professional tasks.


Specific Competences (Specific Technology):>>Civil Construction

  • CEC-7 : Capacity to plan, build and conserve geotechnical works.


Basic Transversal Competences

  • CB-3 : Students should have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their field of study) to give opinions that include a reflection on important, social, scientific, ethical matters, etc.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

To complement the student's training in some specific aspects of earthworks, which were not comprehensively treated in the previous courses.




Code: 33537
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught