Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24

La Geología marina es la parte de la geología que estudia las rocas y sedimentos cubiertos por el mar o de la costa.

La asignatura Geología marina está relacionada con otras asignaturas del grado como Geología, Sedimentología.




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

Specific Competences:>>Theoretical

  • CE11 : Acquire knowledge of internal and external geology, as well as the materials and processes related to geology.
  • CE14 : Acquire knowledge of the different fields of application (resources, planning and management, infrastructures, etc.) of the marine sciences.
  • CE18 : Understand the factors linked with global climate change and its records.
  • CE2 : Acquire a basic understanding of internal and external geological materials and processes.
  • CE6 : Know and understand the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories related to marine sciences and their relationship with other sciences.


Specific Competences:>>Ability

  • CE22 : Capacity to gather data (oceanographic, biological, sediment, logical, chemical, etc.), evaluate, process and interpret it as per the theories in use.
  • CE23 : Know how to work on oceanographic campaigns and in the laboratory in a responsible and safe manner, encouraging teamwork.
  • CE25 : Interpret, characterise and map marine and coastal communities.
  • CE31 : Prepare, present and defend scientific texts and reports both in writing and orally to an audience.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

Comprender el significado y la dimensión del tiempo geológico y la integración de los conocimientos geológicos en el marco evolutivo de la Tierra.

Conocer la evolución tectónica de la Península Ibérica en el marco de la tectónica global del Mediterráneo Occidental y el Atlántico Oriental.






Code: 24535
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