Department of

Essentials of Geology


The aim of this course unit is to give an overall knowledge to provide our students with;

  • a knowledge of the history of discoveries and ideas that have contributed to our present understanding of the Earth and the planetary system;
  • an understanding of interactions of the solid Earth with the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere, as well as the effects of those interactions on mankind and the environment;
  • a knowledge of the physical properties of minerals and formation and textures of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks;
  • the ability to work in a team environment and the necessary skills required for employment after graduation

Contact details

E -mail address

Telephone Number 0112 881451

Mobile No 0773 265138


Mrs. Hansani Upekshika

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