Centre for Earth and Space Sciences
INTRODUCTION OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Centre for Earth & Space Sciences has been made functional in the University of Swat in the year of 2014and started BS Geology program. During the admissions of the first Batch for the session of 2014-2018, the Department enrolled 40 students in BS Geology. It is four year program of eight semesters, each semester running for sixteen weeks. The degree is awarded to students on their successful completion of a minimum 132 credit hours, including six credits for the project, with a CGPA of at least 2.0. The coursesof BS Geology has been designed to train professional Geologist by imparting high quality education in the field of Geology. The students are trained with skills to apply the concepts, principles and best practices in Oil & Gas sectors as well as in mining departments and other mineral explorations.
MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Centre for Earth & Space Sciences has a mission to provide state of the art teaching and research facilities to produce professional graduates at the highest national and international levels for academic institutions, Oil Companies and Mineral exploration/mining. We also aim to provide a research based environment by establishing laboratories equipped with sophisticated research facilities and establishing strong collaborations with other renowned institutions.
VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT
Building on the existing strengths, the Centre for Earth & Space Sciences is bridging a link between the academia and industry. Such kind of link will help in the academia and professional growth of the students and the faculty members.
MISSION OF THE BS-GEOLOGY PROGRAM
Currently the Centre for Earth & Space Sciences is offering BS (4 year) program. This degree program is aimed to promote the scientific knowledge about the earth and its mineral resources. We also want to enhance our student’s knowledge and skills required to embark on careers as geologists in energy, mineral resources and environmental consulting or to pursue them in their studies in more specialized areas of geology.