Detailed Course Structure

YEAR ONE SEMESTER ONE

GM 141 Basic French I (1, 1, 1)

Establish one’s identity: Greetings and polite expression, introducing oneself and other. The Francophone World: The place of French in the world; Francophone countries and La Francophone. Time and Weather: Days of the week, months of the year; telling the time of the clock. Telling the weather, weather forecast. The Family/Professions: Members of the family, one’s place in the family; professions/trades of parents. Health and Sport; Parts of the body stating where one is suffering from; common diseases and medications; Heath facilities.

Reading Material

  1. Boularés, M. and Frérot, J. L. (1997), Grammaire progressive du francais. Niveau avancé CLE international
  2. Gregiore, M. and Thiévenaz, O. (1995), Grammaire progressive du Francais. Niveau intermédiare. CLE international
    1. Guimbretiére, E. (1992), Paroles Paris. Didier/Hatier
    2. Kaneman-Pougatch, M. (1991), Plaisir des Sons, Paris Hatier/Didier

GM 151 Applied Electricity (2, 2, 3)

DC circuits and machines. Electrostatics. AC circuits: Single-phase circuits and theory, three-phase theory, Measuring instruments, Magnetic instruments, magnetic circuits, transformers, induction and synchronous machines

Reading Material

  1. Herbert, W. J. (2012), Introduction to Electric Circuits. Prentice-Hall Series in Electronic Technology.
  2. Noel, M. (1994), Electrical & Electronic Engineering Principles, Longman Group UK Ltd.
  3. Waterworth, G. and Phillips, R. P. (1991), Electrical Principles for Technicians, Great Britain, Volume 1.and 2.
  4. Duff, J. R., Herman S. L. (1986), Alternating Current Fundamentals. Third edition, Delmar Publishers Inc.

 

GM 153 Linear Algebra and Trigonometry (2, 2, 3)

Complex numbers: De Moivre’s theorem and its application to (i) summation of series, (ii) expansion of Sinnq and Cosnq in double angles, (iii) expansion of Sinnq and Cosnq in terms of Sinnq and Cosnq. Vector algebra and its applications. Introduction to matrix algebra and Spherical trigonometry

Reading Material

  1. Anon, (2011), College Algebra and Trignometry A Unit Circle Approach A Custom Edition for Math 135,
  2. Blair, W. D., Beachy, J. A., (2006), Abstract Algebra, Waveland Pr Inc.
  3. McDougal, L., (1999), Algebra and Trigonometry: Structure and Method, Book 2, Houghton Mifflin Company.
  4. Stroud K. A. (1995), Engineering Mathematics, sixth edition, Palgrave Macmillan LTD, United Kingdom.

GM 155 Technical Drawing I (2, 2, 3)

Lettering with inclined and vertical strokes. Word spacing and compositions. Construction of lines. Angles. Regular polygons and general loci. Descriptive Geometry. First and third angle orthogonal projections. Dimensioning, limits, fits and tolerance.

Reading Material

  1. Bogolyubov, S. and Voinov, A. (2001), Engineering Drawing: A Course for Technical Schools of Mechanical Engineering, first edition, University Press Of The Pacific, India.
  2. Mathur, M. L. and Vaishwanar, R. S.(1990), A Text Book of Engineering Drawing, 4th edition, Private Publication, Madras.
  3. Hart, K. R. (1975), Engineering Drawing, with Problems and Solutions, English Universities Press (London), pp. 188.

GM 157 Communication Skills I (2, 1, 2)

Introduction to communication: methods and systems of communication. Pre-writing skills: developing listening skills, note-taking and note-making, developing reading skills, developing writing skills (I): Sentence level (the sentence as an ordered string of words, the simple sentence, basic sentence patterns, common grammatical errors). Coordination and parallelism. Ambiguity and Conventions of usage.

Reading Material

  1. Downing, A., and Locke, P. (2005), English Grammar A University Course (2nd edition),
  2. Adolinama, P. P. (2003), Handbook of Business and Technical Communication, UST Press, Kumasi, pp. 167.
  3. Gborsong, P. A. (2001), A Comprehensive Guide to Communication Skills for Undergraduate Students and Secretaries, Book1, Cape Coast, pp. 160.
  4. Opoku-Agyemang, N. J. (1998), A Handbook for Writing Skills, GUP, Accra, pp. 143.

GM 159 Introduction to Computing (1, 2, 2)

Introduction to PCs. Windows Operating System, Internet usage, Word Processing, using MS Word. Spreadsheet using MS Excel. Introduction to Programming using Visual Basic Applications (VBA).

Reading Material

  1. Cox, J. and Preppernau, C. F. F. (2008), Microsoft Office System Step by Ste, 2nd edition, Microsoft Press, Washington.
  2. Yadav, D. S. (2003), Foundation of Information Technology, New Age International.
  3. French, C. S. (2000), Computer Science, Fifth Edition, New York.
  4. Jones, S. P. (1987), The Implementation of Functional Programming Languages, Prentice Hall.


GM 161 Physical and Structural Geology (2, 1, 2)

Introduction to Geology and its branches. Internal structure of the earth. Continental margins: shelf, slope, rise. Plate tectonics. Earthquakes. Surface geomorphology. Principles of stratigraphy: fossils, geological time scale, radiometric methods of age determination. Brief treatment of the formation, classification, and identification of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Mechanical properties of primary and secondary structural features and Introduction to maps.

Reading Material

  1.  Mc Geary, D. (1989), Physical Geology, earth Revealed by; Charles C. Plummer.
  2.  Hallam, A. (1977), Physical and Structural Geology, Planet Earth – An Encyclopaedia of Geology, Ruthshed, Elsevier, Birmingham.
  3.  Marland, P. (1972), Structural Geology, Billings, USA.

GM 167 Basic Mechanics (2, 2, 3)

Review of vectors. Review of trigonometry. Fundamental concepts of mechanics. Forces and moments. Equilibrium of a rigid body. Structural analysis. Friction. Simple machines. Basic dynamics of Particles. Basic dynamics of rigid bodies and Simple harmonic motion.

Reading Material

  1. Beer, F. P. and Johnston, R. (2004), Mechanics of Machines (Statics and Dynamics)
  2. Morrisson, B. and Crowband. (2001), An Introduction to the Mechanics of Machines
  3. Spiegel, L., and Limbrunner, G (1999), Applied Statics and Strength of Materials, 2nd Edition.

GM 171 Introduction to Geomatics (2, 1, 2)

Definition and concept of Geomatics. Highlights of disciplines of Geomatics. History of surveying. Classification of surveying. Chain and compass surveying. Detailed surveying, Levelling and uses of levelling. Quality control and assurance.

Reading Material

  1. Gomarasca, M. A. (2004), Basics of Geomatics, Springer, London, 698 pp.
  2. IHO (2005), Manual on Hydrography: Publication M-13, International Hydrographic Bureau, Monaco, 1st edition, 554 pp
  3. Ghilani, C. D. and Wolf, P. R. (2012), Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics, Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey, 13th edition, 983pp.
  4. Bannister A. and Raymond S. (1992) Surveying, 6th edition, British Publisher, 482 pp.

YEAR ONE SEMESTER TWO

GM 142 Basic French II (1, 1, 1)

Movement and Travel: Using adverbs of place to locate places; asking one’s way around, giving   direction to places. Transportation: means and types of transport; local and foreign travel, identifying travel schedules. Problems of transportation. Making Purchases/shopping: Saying what one wants to buy; asking the price of items, bargaining and mode of payment. Life in the University: Identifying places on campus. Academic activities; administrative activities. Culinary Art /French cuisine: Art of cooking; kitchen/cooking utensils. Types of meals in a day

Reading Material

  1. Boularés, M., and Frérot, J. L. (1997), Grammaire Progressive du Francais. Niveau Avancé CLE International.
  2. Verdol, J. (1997), Correspondence Facile, coll ‘’Outil’’, Paris Hachette Livre.
  3. Sage, L. (1996), Dictionnaire de Mecatronique Anglais-Francais, Paris Masson.
  4. Gregiore, M. and Thiévenaz, O. (1995), Grammaire Progressive du Francais. Niveau Intermédiare. CLE International.

GM 150 Calculus (2, 1, 2)

Differentiation of Algebraic and Circular Functions, Definitions, Partial Differentiation, Logarithmic Differentiation, Parametric Differentiation, Integration.

Reading Material

  1. Kreyszig, E. (2006), Advance Engineering Mathematics, 3rded, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Canada.
  2. Stroud K. A. (1995), Engineering Mathematics, Sixth Edition, Palgrave Macmillan LTD, United Kingdom.

GM 156 Engineering Drawing (2, 2, 3)

Sectional views and standard conventions of sectional views, Curves of intersection of various planes and solids, Development of various solids like cylinders and spheres and Assembly drawing from both exploded view and working drawing views. Introduction to computer aided design software (eg AutoCAD).

Reading Material

  1. Bogolyubov, S. and Voinov, A. (2001), Engineering Drawing: A Course for Technical Schools of Mechanical Engineering, 1st edition,University Press of the Pacific, India.
  2. Mathur, M. L. and Vaishwanar, R.S. (1990), A Text Book of Engineering Drawing, 4th edition, Private Publication, Madras.
  3. Hart, K. R. (1970), Engineering Drawing with Problems and Solutions, 4th edition, English Universities Press (London), pp.188.

GM 158 Communication Skills II (2, 1, 2)

Developing writing skills (II): Paragraph level (the controlling idea, the topic sentence, supporting sentences and developing the paragraph, transitional devices.) Developing writing skills (III): The whole essay (forms of discourse, inductive and deductive reasoning.) Developing writing skills (IV): Style (registers, diction, spelling and punctuation, editing).

Reading Material

  1. Gbrsong, P. A. , A comprehensive Guide tCommunicating, Press, Kumas
  2. Sekyi-Baido Y. (2000), Learning and communication, Wilas Press, Kumasi.
  3. Opoku-Agyeman, N. J. (19, A Handbook friting,UST Printing Press.
  4. Campbell, (, E S L Resource Book fngineers, Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.

GM 162 Applied Electronics (2, 1, 2)

Physical principles of semiconductor devices. Transistors: feedback theorem, operational amplifiers. Integrated circuit form of operational amplifiers. Feedback and stability. Active filters. Thyristors. Applications of basic electronics.

Reading Material

  1. Kulshreshtha, D.C, (2008), “Electronic Devices and Circuits”, 2nd Edition, New Age International Ltd.
  2. Bird, J., (2003), Electrical Circuit Theory and Technology, 2nd Edition, Lego Print S.P.A.   Italy.
  3. Cook, D. and Comer, D, (2003), “Fundamentals of Electronic Circuit Design, Wiley & Sons Inc., New Jersey.
  4. Robertson, C.R. (2001), “Fundamental Electrical and Electronic Principles”, Elsevier Linacre House, Burlington.

GM 170 Survey Measurement (2, 1, 2)

Content

Electronic distance measurement. T-t correction. Precise Levels-geodetic levelling. Trigonometric levelling. Barometric levelling and Resection, Intersection and Satellite station surveys, Gyroscope. Quality control and assurance.

Reading Material

  1. Ghilani, C. D. and Wolf, P. R. (2012), Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics, Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey, 13th edition, 983pp.
  2. Uren J. and Price W. F. (2006), Surveying for Engineers, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 4th edition.
  3. Schofield W. and Breach M. (2007), Engineering Surveying, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, 6th edition, 637 pp.

GM 172 Applied Optics (2, 1, 2)

Review of essential optics: Application in surveying and photogrammetric equipment, Physics of the human eye and photographic camera, Binocular vision and depth perception, Physical optics: wave motion, diffraction, polarisaiton, spectroscopy, the electromagnetic spectrum and Principles of the electromagnetic distance measurement.

Reading Material

  1. Schofield W (2001) Engineering Surveying, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 5th edition, pp. 117-177.
  2. Nelcon Parker Advance Physics 7th edition
  3.  Schofield W. and Breach M. (2007), Engineering Surveying, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, 6th edition,
  4. “Applied Optics”. 2012 (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
  5. Hecht, “Optics,” Addison Wesley
  6. Amnon Yariv and Pochi Yeh, “Photonics,” 6th Ed., Oxford University Press
  7. Pedrotti, “Introduction to Optics,” Prentice Hall

GM 174 Solid Geometry (2, 1, 2)

Distance between two points in space. The angle a line makes with a horizontal plane. Geometry of the sphere. The spherical triangle. The cosine and sine formulae for spherical trigonometry.

Reading Material

  1. Slaught, H. E., & Lennes, N. J. (2014). Solid Geometry, with Problems and Applications. Allyn and Bacon.
  1. Wentworth, G. A. (2012). Plane and Solid Geometry: Teacher’s Edition. Ginn.
  1. Smith, D. E. (2007). Essentials of Solid Geometry. Ginn & Company.

YEAR TWO SEMESTER ONE

MN 251 Literature in English I (1, 1, 1)

Introduction to literary terms and devices. Specific texts: prose, drama, poetry. Vocabulary and language use. Literature as a reflection of contemporary way of life or society (the text as mirrors). Literature and morality (the text as examples). Literature as a form of entertainment. African Writers Series.

Reading Material

  1. Kwakye B. (2007), The Clothes of Nakedness, Africa World Press.
  2. Anon., (2004), An Anthology of Contemporary Ghanaian Poems, Dukutsey, W.A. and Sackey, John, Woeli Publishing Services, Accra.
  3. Senanu, K. E. (1990), A Selection of African Poetry, Longman Group United Kingdom.
  4. Anon., (1984), West African: Anthology Chosen and Annotated by Donatus Ibe Nwoga, Longman Group Ltd., Harlow Essex.

MN 255 Mathematical Methods (2, 1, 2)

Ordinary Differential Equations, Laplace Transforms, Functions of Several Variables, Gamma and Beta Functions.

Reading Material

  1. Kreyszig, E. (2006), “Advance Engineering Mathematics”, 3rd edition, Jones and Bartlett publishers, Canada.
  2. Agarwal, R. P. (2000), Differential Equations and Inequalities: Theory, Methods, and Applications (Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics) CRC Press
  3. Stroud K. A. (1995), Engineering Mathematics, sixth edition, Palgrave Macmillan LTD, united kingdom
  4. (d)Backhouse, J. K., Houldsworth, S. P. T. and Cooper, B. E.D. (1985), Pure Mathematics Book 2 Longman Group Limited. India. 456 pp.

GM 259 Geology of Ghana (2, 1, 2)

Stratigraphic Succession of Rocks in Ghana, Treatment of Individual Systems/Series/Formation and their Associated Economic Mineral Deposits, Basic Map Work.

Reading Material

  1. Leube, A., Hirdes, , Mauer, R. and Kesse, G.O. (1990), “The Early Proterozoic   Birimian Super grup ana and Some Aspects of its Associated Gold Mineralization” Precambrian Research, v. 46, 139-165.
  2. Milesi, J. Feybesse, J .L., Ledru, P. et al West African Gold Deposits in Their Lower Proterzoic Li t structural stetted”. ebr. Rech. Mino. 497, 3-98.
  3. Taylor, ., Moorbath, S.; Leube, A. and Hirdes,W. (1988), “Gechronology and Crystal Evolutiterozoic Granite-greenstone Terrains in Ghana/West Africa”. Intern Conf. on the Gegy of Ghana with Special Emphasis on Gold, October 1988, Accra, Abstr., 43-45.
  4. Kesse, G. O. (1985), Rock and Mineral Resources of Ghana, A.A. Balkema, Netherlands. 610 pp.
  5. Junner, N. R. (1940), “Ge Tland, with Revised Geological Map”. Gld Coast Geological Survey Bulletin No. 11, Accra

GM 261 Introduction to Mining (2, 0, 2)

Basic introduction to underground and surface mining technologies. Description of various operations in underground and surface mining: drilling, blasting, mucking, supporting, stoping, ventilation, benching, stripping, reclamation etc., including technology and equipment. Impact of mining on the environment.

Reading Material

  1. Junner, N. R., (1973), Gold in the Gold Coast. Ghana Geological Survey Department, Memoir No. 4. 67 pp.
  2. Kesse, G.O.(1985), Rocks and Mineral Resources of Ghana, A. A. Balkema,, Rotterdam,

Boston. 610 pp.

  1. Konya, C. J and Walter, E. J (1990), Surface Blast Design, Prentice Hall, Eaglewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
  2. Lewis, R. S. and Clark, G. B. (1964), Elements of Mining, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New York, London. 768 pp.
  3. Olofsson, S. O. (1988), Applied Explosives Technology for Mining and Construction, Applex,, Sweden.
  4. Peele, R. (1945), Mining Engineering Hand Book, Vol.1 & 2; John Wiley and Sons Inc. 2442 pp.

GM 271 Global Navigation Satellite Systems (2, 4, 3)

Introduction to Space-based positioning Systems (such as GPS and GLONASS). An overview of the theory and applications of satellite surveying Satellite orbital motion. GNSS concepts and characteristics. GNSS segments Signal structure, Receivers and antenna. GNSS measurement, GNSS time, error sources and measurement accuracy, mission planning. Position determination techniques. Reference datum and datum transformation. Quality control and assurance.

Reading Material

  1. Hofmann-Wellenhof, B., Lichtenegger, H., and Wasle, E., (2008), GNSS- Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Springer Vienna, New York, 516 pp. Scott Gleason and Demoz Gebre-Egziabher (2009) GNSS Applications And Methods Artech House 685 Canton Street Norwood
  2. b)Tsui, James Bao-Yen (2005) Fundamentals of Global Positioning System Receivers A Software Approach, 2nd ed., A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication, New Jersey
  3. Guochang Xu (2007) GPS Theory, Algorithms and Applications, 2nd ed., Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York.
  4. Elliott D. Kaplan, Christopher J. Hegarty   ( Artech House, Inc.
  5. Mohinder S. Grewal Lawrence R. Weill Angus P. Andrews (2006) Global Positioning Systems, Inertial Navigation, and Integration, 2nd ed., A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication.

GM 273 Mine Surveying (2, 1, 2)

Correlation of surface and underground surveys. Underground traversing. Stope surveying. Transfer of controls underground: Weisbach triangle method, Weiss quadrilateral method, gyro-theodolite method. Transfer of height underground. Directional control for drives raises and inclines. Survey of diamond drill bore holes. Application of photogrammetry in underground surveying. Quality control and assurance.

Reading Material

  1. Schofield, W. (2001). Engineering Surveying Theory and Examination, Problems for Students, Fifth Edition Publ. Butterworth Heinemann, pp 166-172.
  2. Uren, J. and Price, W. F. (1994), Surveying for Engineers, 3rd ed., Macmillan Press Ltd, pp. 554-562.
    1. Haynes, M., Culshaw, M., and Marsh, S. (2001), “Remote Monitoring of Natural Survey Point Network for Precision Surveying of Structural and Ground Movements”, Engineering Surveying Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition, MacMillan Press, pp. 620.
    2. GIM International. The Global Magazine for Geomatics June 2007, Vol. 21 Issue No.6 pp 41-49.

GM 275 Principles of Photogrammetry (2, 1, 2)

Photogrammetry and its applications. Types of aerial photographs and their geometry. Binocular vision and stereoscopy. Principles and use of the parallax bar and equations; Measurement on aerial photographs. Perspective projection. Optics for photogrammetry. Geometry of vertical photographs. Inner orientation. Stereoscopic viewing. Flight planning. Photo-interpretation. Quality control and assurance.

Reading Material

  1. Aerial Mapping: Methods and Applications, 2nd Edition, Dennis Morgan and Edgar Falkner, 2001.
  2. Elements of Photogrammetry with application in GIS, 3rd edition, by P. Wolf and B. Dewitt, McGraw-Hill, 2000.
  3. Digital Photogrammetry, T. Schenk, TerraScience, 1999.
    1. Manual of Photogrammetry, 5th Edition, J. Chris McGlone, Edward M. Mikhail, James S. Bethel, and Roy Mullen, 2004.
    2. Photogrammetry: Geometry from Images and Laser Scans, 2nd Edition, K. Kraus, de Gruyter, 2007.

GM 285 Engineering Surveying (2, 4 ,3)

Control network for engineering projects. Setting out of engineering works- controlling verticality; setting-out invents levels. Longitudinal and cross sections; areas and volume of earthworks. Mass haul diagrams, bulking and shrinkage factor (s) correction of volumes. Road surveys: Horizontal and vertical curves types. Curve designs parameters and setting-out data. Deformation monitoring, Digital Terrain Modelling and applications in highway design.


Reading Material

  1. Bannister, A. and Raymond, S. (1992), Surveying, Longman, Malaysia, 432 pp.
  2. Ghilani, C. D. and Wolf, P. R. (2012), Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics, Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey, 13th edition, 983pp.
  3. Uren J. and Price W. F. (2006), Surveying for Engineers, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 4th edition.
  4. Schofield W. and Breach M. (2007), Engineering Surveying, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, 6th edition, 637 pp.

YEAR TWO SEMESTER TWO

GM 351 Computer Programming (1, 2, 2)

Elements of programming. Data description statements. Control structures. Data-processing statements. Input and output (I/O) statements. Procedure for developing a computer program and writing algorithms. Building a visual basic application. Steps in developing application. Visual basic data types. Visual basic decisions. Conditions and loops. Visual basic arithmetic operators. Visual basic programming applications in Geomatics. Any modern Language may be used.

Reading Material

  1. O’Kane, M.,(2014), A Web-based Introduction To Programming, Carolina Academic Press
  2. Smith, I. M., Griffiths, D. V., Margetts, L., (2013), Programming the Finite Element Method, Wiley
  3. Gaddis, T., (2012), Starting Out With Java : From Control (5TH 13 Edition), Addison-Wesley
  4. Schneider, D. I., An Introduction to Programming Using Visual Basic 2012 (w/Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition DVD) (9th Edition), Prentice Hall.
  5. Mcjones, Paul, Stepanov, Alexander, (2009), Elements of Programming, Addison Wesley Pub Co Inc.
  6. Pattison,T., Hummel, J., (2003), Building Applications and Components with Visual Basic. Net, Addison-Wesley Professional.
  7. Beer, G., (2001), Programming the Boundary Element Method: an Introduction for Engineers,

GM 353 Soil and Rock Mechanics (2, 1, 2)

Introduction. Scope of soil mechanics. Classification and identification properties of soils. Phase relationships. Effective stress principle. Permeability of soils. Consolidation and settlement. Shear strength of soils. Bearing capacity of soils. Compaction of soils site investigation. Practical. Scope of rock mechanics. Physical and mechanical properties of rocks. Rock mass structure. Stereographic projection in Rock mechanics. Rock mass classification. Room and pillar design. Excavation support systems. Rock slope stability. Practical.

Reading Material

  1. Brady, B. H. G and Brown, E. T. (2006), Rock Mechanics for Underground Mining;

Springer. 628 pp.

  1. Hudson, J. A. and Harrison, J. P. (1997), Engineering Rock Mechanics: An Introduction to the Principles, Pergamon. 444 pp.
  2. Arora, K. R. (1989), Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. Nem Chand Jain (Prop).   Delhi. 1321 pp.
  3. Bowles, J. E. (1992), Engineering properties of soil and their measurement Irwin/McGraw Hill.
  4. Das, B. M. (2007), Principles of Geotechnical Engineering. Thomson. 665 pp.
    1. f)McCarthy, D. F. (2007), Essentials of Soil Mechanics and Foundations: Basic Geotechnics. Prentice Hall Career & Technology, New Jersey. 618 pp.

GM 361 Probability and Statistics (2, 1, 2)

Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis. Principles of Probability. Random Variables and Distribution. Special Distribution. Testing of Hypothesis and Significance. Mathematical Expectation.

Reading Material

a)         Bluman A. G. (2004), Elementary Statistics: A step by step Approach, McGraw Hill. New York. 810 pp.

b)         Bruce L.; Bowerman and O’Connell, B. (2003), Business Statistics in Practice, McGraw Hill, London. 864 pp.

c)         Davis, C. D. (1986), Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology, John Wiley & Sons, New York.646 pp.

e)         DeGroot, M. H. (1989), Probability and Statistics, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Tokyo, Japan. 723 pp.

f)         Hayslett, H. T. (1981), Statistics Made Simple, Heinemann Professional Publishing Ltd. 246 pp.

g)         Kapur, H. C. (1997), Mathematical Statistics, S. Chand & Company Ltd. New Delhi. 768 pp.

GM 365 Environmental Management (2, 2, 3)

Mine atmosphere. Air parameters. Mine gases. Mine dust. Atmospheric air. Heat in mines. Mine climate. Thermal stress environment. Thermal indices. Mines fires. Water quality and water pollution. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Use of instruments for measuring air, gases, dust and thermal index

Reading Materials

  1. Essentials of Environmental Management, Paul Hyde, Paul Reeve
  2. Introduction to Environmental Management; Mary K. Theodore, Louis Theodore
  3. Environmental Management: Principles and Practice, C. J. Barrow

GM 373 Principles of Geodesy (2, 1, 2)

Geodetic reference systems and surfaces. Ellipsoidal geometry and co-ordinate systems. Ellipsoidal corrections. Position computations on the ellipsoid. Terrestrial co-ordinate system and Map projections used in Ghana, Gravity field of the earth.

Reading Materials

  1. Geometric Geodesy Part I by Richard H. Rapp
  2. Geodesy: The Concept by Petr Vanicek and Edward J. Krakiwsky
  3. Geodesy by Wofgang Torge
  4. Datums and Map Projections for Remote sensing, GIS, and Surveying by Jonathan IIiffe.
  5. Geodesy_ Introduction to Geodetic Datum and Geodetic Systems by Zhiping Lu, Yunying Qu and Shubo Qiao
  6. Physical Geodesy by Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof and Helmut Moritz

GM 375 Field Astronomy (1, 5, 2)

The celestial sphere. Co-ordinate systems. Solution of spherical and astronomical triangle. Reduction of star position and the time systems.

Reading Materials

  1. Aduah, M. S., 2012, Unpublished Astronomy Lecture Notes, Department of Geomatic Engineering, UMaT, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 41.
  2. Agor, R. 1981. A Textbook on Advanced Surveying, Khanna Publishers, Delhi,P187-297.
  3. Duncan, E. E., 2008, Unpublished Astronomy Lecture Notes, Department of Geomatic Engineering, UMaT, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 30.
  4. Duffett–Smith, P.1988.Practical Astronomy with Your Calculator,Cambridge University press, Cambridge,p1-185.
  5. Mackie, J.B.1978. Elements of Astronomy for Land Surveyors, Eighth Edition, p1-308.
  6. Montenbruck, O. and Pfleger,T,.2000. Astronomy on the person computer, Springer Verlag, Berlin,p1-310.
  7. Roy, A.E. and Clarke,D. 1982. Astronomy: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, Adam Hilger, P3-468.
  8. Smart, W.M. 1971.Textbook on Spherical Astronomy, Sixth Edition, Cambridge at the University Press, Cambridge, P1-444.
  9. Textbook of Field Astronomy,1958, HMSO, London,p1-247.
  10. Woolard, E.W. and Clemence, G. M. 1966. Spherical Astronomy, p14-27.

GM 377 Fleet Management (2, 1, 2)

Fleet and transport management. Objectives of fleet management. Vehicle management and replacement Vehicle selection criteria. Optimizing costs. Vehicle specifications and inventory system. Preventive and corrective maintenance. Workshop management. Manpower efficiency. Safety hazards in fleet and workshop operations. Planning and controlling safety. Transportation and distribution management. Tracking and monitoring vehicles. Selection of the best mode of transport.

Reading Materials

  1. Kharola P.S., Gopalkrishna B. and Prakash D.C., (2000), “Fleet Management using GPS and GIS”, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) case study, Map India.
  2. Menard R.J. and Knieff J.L., “GPS at Ground Zero”, Tracking World Trade Center Recovery, Criticom International Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, GPS World Magazine, September 2002 edition.
  3. Powell W.B. and Topaloglu H., 2002, “Fleet Management” in applications of Stochastic Programming, (Wallace S. and Ziembe W., eds), Math Programming Society – SIAM Series of Optimization.
  4. Savvaidis P., Ifadis I.M. and Lakakis K., (2000), “Use of a Fleet management System for monitoring traffic conditions after a major earthquake in an urban area”, 22nd Urban and Regional Data Management Symposium, September 11-15th, 2000, Delft, the Netherlands.

GM 379 Cadastral Surveying (2, 2, 3)

Functions of the Lands Commission. Functions of the Survey and Mapping Division (SMD) of the Lands Commission. Techniques of cadastral surveying; the cadastre. Survey records, reference system; Technical Instructions for cadastral surveying in Ghana, demarcation of boundaries; layouts, sub-divisions of parcels; maps/ plans for deed and Title Registration and planning purposes; concepts of multi-purpose cadastral system; Land consolidation and resettlement surveys; boundaries at sea.

Reading Materials

Bannister, A. and Raymond, S. (1992), Surveying, Longman, Malaysia, 432 pp.

  1. Ghilani, C. D. and Wolf, P. R. (2012), Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics, Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey, 13th edition, 983pp.
  2. Schofield W. and Breach M. (2007), Engineering Surveying, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, 6th edition, 637 pp.
  3. Allan, A. L., Hollwey, J. R., and Maynes, J. H. B. (1982). “Practical Field Surveying and Computations.” Heinemann, London. pp. 10- 689.
  4. Chandra, A.M (2005), Surveying, Problem Solving and Objective type questions, New age international (p) limited, publishers new Delhi. pp. 14-338.
  5. Shepherd, F.A. (1987), Advanced Engineering Surveying, Edward Arnold publishers Ltd, London. pp. 14-432.

YEAR THREE SEMESTER ONE

GM 350 Mineral Resource Estimation (2, 1, 2)

Mineral resource classification. Classical estimators. Variography. Error estimation. Ordinary Kriging. Introduction of computer applications software such as Datamine in resource estimation.

Reading Material

  1. Annels, A. E. (1991), Mineral Deposit Evaluation -A Practical Approach; Chapmann & Hall, London, 436pp.
  2. Barnes, R. J. (1991), “Teacher’s Aide The variogram Sill and the Sample Variance”, Mathematical geology, 23, No.4, 673-678.
  3. Brooker, P. 1980), “ Kriging”. In Geostatistics, (Mousset-Jones, P., ed), McGraw Hill, New York, 41- 60.
  4. Clark, I. (1979), Practical Geostatistics; Applied Science Publishers, London, 129pp.
  5. Clark, I. (1980), “The semi-variogram”, In: Geostatistics, (Mousset-Jones, P. ed.), McGraw Hill, New York, 17-40.
  6. David, M. (1988), “Handbook of Applied Advanced Geostatistical Ore Reserve Estimation”, in Developments in Geomathematics Series 6, Elsevier Service Publishers, New York, 216pp.
  7. Davis, J. C. (1986) Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology; John Wiley & Sons, New York, 646pp.
  8. De Groot, M. H. (1986), Probability and Statistics; Addison Wesley Publishing Company, Wokingham, England, 733pp.

GM 352 Public Relations (2, 0, 2)

Scope and importance of Public Relations (PR):the business of PR, definitions of PR, the publics of PR; PR distinguished from other forms of communication; the five images in PR; the qualities of a good PR officer. Planning PR programmes: the four reasons for planning PR programmes; the six-point planning model; the PR transfer process. The PR department; the size of PR department; the PR consultant and manager. The news media; the created private media; press relations. PR in developing countries. Crisis management PR.

Reading Material

  1. Shirley, H. (1995), Public Relations, an Introduction, International Thomson Publishing Company, London. 189 pp..
  2. Jefkins F., (1992), Public Relations, Fourth edition, Pitman. 41pp.
  3. Jefkins, F. (1993), Planned Press and Public Relations, 3rd Edition Blackie. 338 pp..
  4. Kitchen, P. J. (1997), Public Relations: principles and practice, International Thompson Press.
  5. Relations, Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmond California. 318 pp.
  6. Newsom .D and Carrel .B. (1995), Public Relations Writing Form and Style, Fourth Edition, Wadsworth Publishing Company, California. 504 pp.

GM 356 Fieldtrip and Technical Report Writing (0, 4, 1)

Fieldtrips to areas of interest. Students will be expected to present reports upon which they will be assessed for their credits.

Reading Materials

UMaT Thesis/Project Format

GM 370 Computer Applications in Geomatic Engineering (1, 4, 2)

Application of appropriate software available (e.g. SURPAC, AutoCAD/Carlsons Software) for Geomatic Engineering.

Reading Materials

Surveying software tutorials (2008)

SURPAC User Manuel (2012) Gemcom Software International Inc. (Gemcom).

Carlson User Manuel (2012) Carlson Software Inc.

GM 372 Survey Computations and Adjustment II (2, 1, 2)

Method of least squares: The least square criterion, Normal equations and their solutions, Precision, Covariance matrix and the covariance matrix law. Error ellipse analysis.

Reading Materials

  1. Agor, R. (1981), A Textbook of Advanced Surveying, Khanna Publishers, Delhi. pp. 127-186.
  2. Allan, , Hollwey, , and Maynes, (1982). “Practical Field Surveying and Computations.” Heinemann, London. pp. 10- 689.
  3. Boucher, C., Feissel, M., Lestrade, J. (1988): Concepts and methods of the Central Bureau of the International Earth Rotation Service. Bull. Geod. 62 (4): pp. 511–519.
  4. Chandra, A.M (2005), Surveying, Problem Solving and Objective Type Questions, New age international (p) limited, publishers new Delhi. pp. 14-338.
  5. Parry, Richard, and Jenkins, W.R. (1946) An Elementary Text Book of Land Surveying (Third Edition). The Estates Gazette, Limited London. pp. 1-247.
  6. Schofield, W. (2007), Engineering Surveying, Butterworth-Heinemann, London. pp. 15-499.
  7. Shepherd, F. A. (1987), Advanced Engineering Surveying, Edward Arnold publishers Ltd, London. pp. 14-432.
  8. Stroud K.A. (2003), Engineering Mathematics, Wiley-Liss, Wilmington, DE. pp. 535
  9. Uren, J and Price, W. F (1994), Surveying for Engineers. Palgrave, New York. pp. 202-224.
  10. Wolf, P. R and Ghilani, C. D (

GM 374 Hydrographic Surveying (2, 1, 2)

Vertical control. Bench marks and tide gauges. Horizontal control. Determinations of bed profile by sounding and use time wire screep and Hydrographic surveying equipment.

Reading Materials

  1. Manual on Hydrography (Publication M-13, 1st Edition, May 2005) by International Hydrographic Organization
  2. Advanced Surveying (1986) by R. Agor
  3. Surveying (7th Edition) by Arthur Bannister and Raymond Baker
  4. Hydrographic Surveying Lecture Notes by Mrs. Cynthia Boye

GM 376 Advanced Geodesy (2, 1, 2)

Methods of measurement in Geodesy, Absolute and relative gravity measurements. Gravity anomalies. Deflection of the vertical. Height systems and geodetic datum and transformation. Geodetic Network.


Reading Materials

  1. Geometric Geodesy Part I by Richard H. Rapp
  2. Geodesy: The Concept by Petr Vanicek and Edward J. Krakiwsky
  3. Geodesy by Wofgang Torge
  4. Datums and Map Projections for Remote sensing, GIS, and Surveying by Jonathan IIiffe.
  5. Geodesy_ Introduction to Geodetic Datum and Geodetic Systems by Zhiping Lu, Yunying Qu and Shubo Qiao
  6. Physical Geodesy by Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof and Helmut Moritz

GM 380 Survey Camp II (0, 6, 2)

The camp will involve practical surveying work covering some or all aspects of syllabuses covered up to third year first semester.

GM 382 Spatial Statistics (2, 1, 2)

Point and interval estimation. Hypothesis testing. Free adjustment revision. Interpolation and extrapolation. Prediction. Filtering collocation.


Reading Materials

  1. Engineering Technology by Kennie and Petrie published by London Press in 1978.
  1. Mirante, A and Weingarten, N (1982) The radial sweep algorithm fot constructing irregular networks, IEEE computer graphics and applucarions 2(3), 11-12
  1. MaCullagh, M, J, (1983) Transformation of contour strings to a rectangular grid based digital elevation model, Euro-Carto 11, 15pp

 YEAR FOUR SEMESTER ONE

GM 451 Research Methods and Ethics in Science (2, 0, 2)

Definition and concepts of research. Research process. Research design. Literature review. Sampling. Reliability and validity of data. Qualitative and quantitative research methods. Research reporting. Definition of ethics in science. How ethics and values intersect with professionalism. Ethical theory and applications. Standards of ethical conduct in science. Common ethical principles in science. Fraud in science. Whistle blowing. Conflict of interest. Case studies.

Reading Material

  1. D’angelo, J., (2012), Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, CRC Press
  2. Mike W. M., (2008), Creativity: Ethics and Excellence in Science, Lexington Books
  3. Bailey, C. A, (2006), A Guide to Qualitative Field Research, Sage Publications.
  4. Teti, (2004), Blackwell Handbooks of Research Methods in Psychology #04: Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science, Wiley-Blackwell.

GM 453 Mineral Project Evaluations (2, 2, 3)

Overview of mineral project evaluation: Distinctive features of the mine investment climate, investment analysis, definition of mineral project evaluation. Time value of money. Estimation of revenue and costs. Mine taxation and allowances. Financial analysis. Investment decision criteria. Cash flow, sensitivity and risk analyses.

Reading Material

  1. Eshun, P. A. and Mireku-Gyimah, D. (2012), Economic Evaluation of Mineral Projects: A Socio-environmental and Economic (SEE) Model for Gold Projects, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 299 pp.
  2. Gentry, D. W. and O’Neil, T. J. (1984), Mine Investment Analysis, Society of Mining Engineers, 498 pp.
  3. Sepulveda, J. A., Souder, W. E. and Gottfried, B. S. (1984), Theory and Problems of Engineering Economics, Schaum’s Outline Series in Engineering, McGraw-Hill, 183pp.
  4. Stermole, F. J. (1984), Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods, Investment Evaluations Corporation, Colorado, 469 pp.

GM 459 Operations Research (2, 2, 3)

Content

Application of the following operations research techniques in solving relevant problems: Linear and integer programming. Assignment and transportation problems. Decision analysis. Project scheduling methods: CPM, PERT. Simulation techniques. Application of appropriate computer software.


Reading Material

  1. Whitt, M. D., (2012),Successful Instrumentation and Control Systems Design, ISA.
  2. Hordeski, M., (2009), Control and Instrumentation Technology in Hvac: PCs and Environmental Controls, Prentice Hall.
  3. Bolton, W. (2004), Instrumentation and Control Systems,
  4. Dunn,W., (2005), Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, McGraw-Hill Professional.

GM 461 Principles of Economics (2, 0, 2)

Introduction to microeconomics: Demand and supply. Elasticities. The concept of market structures. Introduction to macroeconomics: Functions of government. Measurement of national output and income. Money and banking. Unemployment and inflation. Interdependence and the gains from trade.


Reading Material

  1. Theodore, L., Buonicore, A. J., (2011), Air Pollution Control Equipment: Selection, Design, Operation and Maintenance, Springer.
  2. Vezzoli, C. A., (2010), Design for Environmental Sustainability, Springer Publisher.
  3. Mihelcic, J. R., (2009), Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability Design, Wiley.
  4. Case, K. E., (2008), PrinciplesPrentice Hall.

GM 463 Mining Geology (2, 0, 2)

Content

Management of surveys. Guides for ore localization. Mineralisation structures in mineral deposit assessment and evaluation. Mapping and sampling techniques. Target drilling and or zone demarcation. Grade control. Trenching, pitting, drilling core-logging, drill hole correlation and Maps and sections: Surface and underground mapping methods.


Reading Material

  1. Evans, A. M. (1995), Introduction to Mineral Exploration, Blackwell Science, 396pp.
    1. Evans, A. M. (1993), “Ore Geology and Industrial Minerals: An Introduction”, 3rd edition, Blackwell Science Ltd., London. 389pp.
    2. Harben, P. W. (1995), “The Industrial Minerals Handy Book”, (2nd edition), Ind. Miner. Div., Metals Bull. PLC London.
    3. Harben, P. W. (2002), “The Industrial Minerals Handybook”, Fourth Edition, Industrial Minerals Information, Surrey, 412 pp.
  2. Kogel, J. E, Trivedi, N. C., Barker, J. M. and Krukowski, S. T. (2006), ed., “Industrial Minerals and Rocks”, 7th edition: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Littleton, Colorado
    1. Marjoribanks, R. (2010), “Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining”. Second Edition, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 238 pp.
  3. Moon, C. J., Scott, B. C. and Whateley, M. K. G. eds. (2006), “Introduction to Mineral Exploration”, 2nd Edition Blackwell Publishing with contributions from W. L. Barrett, T. Bell, A. M. Evans and J. Milsom.

GM 471 Principles of Mine Planning and Design (1, 2, 2)

General mine planning and design principles. Surface mine planning and design. Underground mine planning and design. Siting of facilities.


Reading Materials

  1. Priyadarshi H., (2012) Underground Mine Planning(Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering – University of British Columbia)
  1. William H, Mark K, Martin R, (2013) Open Pit Mine Planning and Design, CRC Taylor and Francis Group London New York.

GM 473 Urban Planning (2, 1, 2)

Town and country planning laws: Nature and objectives of physical planning, Land use planning and policies in urban and rural area. Development plans: Structure and implementation, Neighbourhood development and Aesthetic aspects of Town and Country Planning.


Reading Materials

  1. Levy, M.V. (2009): Contemporary Urban Planning, Pearson Education Inc.
  2. Steiner, F.R. & K. Butler (2007): Planning and Urban Design Standards. Student Edition. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  3. Berke, P.R., D.R. Godschalk & E.J. Kaiser (2006): Urban Land Use Planning. Fourth Edition. Chicago: University of Illinois Press.
  4. Kelly, E. D. & B. Becker (2000): Community Planning: An Introduction to the Comprehensive Plan. Washington, DC: Island Press.
  5. van Dijk, M.P.(2006). Managing Cities in Developing Countries; Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Glos, UK.
  6. Keeble, L. (1969). Principles and Practice of Town and Country Planning. The estates Gazettee Ltd, London.
  7. Slater, D.C. (1984). Management of Local Planning; International City Management Association, Washington, DC, USA.

GM 475 Remote Sensing and GIS Applications (1, 5, 2)

Image enhancement and visualization. Image classification and Interpretation. Spatial data visualization. RS data interpretation for land resource inventory. RS and GIS for land resource change analysis. GIS tools for landscape analysis, GIS and RS for EIA/EIS.


Reading Materials

  1. ArcGIS 10.3 Tutorials
  2. Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation by Lillesand and Kiefer (third edition)
  3. Principles of Remote Sensing: Educational Series by ITC, Netherlands
  4. Fundamentals of Remote Sensing by Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
    1. Lillesand, T. and Kiefer, R. (2008), Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, John Wiley and Sons Inc, New York, 715 pp
    2. Lunetta, R. S. and Elvidge, C. D. (1998), Remote Sensing Change Detection: Environmental Monitoring Methods and Applications, Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, 318 pp.

YEAR FOUR SEMESTER TWO

GM 450 Project Work (0, 12, 4)

Content

Each student will undertake a project in one of the relevant fields of Geomatic Engineering under the supervision of a member of staff of the department. Project work at this level is aimed at gathering, analysing and presenting data in the form of a technical report.


Reading Materials

UMaT Thesis/Project Format

GM 452 Colloquium/Seminar (1, 1, 1)

Students will be taught the rigor of technical writing and oral/postal presentation. Each student will present a seminar on his/her project work or any scientific topic agreed on with his/her supervisor.

GM 454 Business Entrepreneurship (2, 0, 2)

Introduction to business entrepreneurship: Definitions and theories of business entrepreneurship. How to identify new business opportunities. Forms of business ownership. Starting a business in Ghana. Writing a business plan. Management of business enterprises: Financial management, Insurance, Taxation. Risks in business. Entrepreneurship as a strategic practice.

Reading Material

  1. Dorkey, T. P. (2000), Business Management/or Senior Secondary Schools, Yorke Services, New Tafo, Ghana, 388 pp.
  2. Fry, F. L. (1993), Entrepreneurship – A Planning Approach, West Publishing Company,

St. Paul, Minneapolis, USA, 668 pp.

  1. Hirsch, R. D. and Peters, M. P. (1995), Entrepreneurship, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill

Companies, Inc. New York, New York, USA, 650 pp.

  1. Longenecker, J. E., Moore C. W. and Petty K.W. (1997), Small Business Management –An Entrepreneurial Emphasis, South-Western College Publishing, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 730 pp.
    1. Siropolis, N. (1994), Small Business Management. A Guide to Entrepreneurship, 5th Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 676 pp.

GM 456 Transportation and Highway Engineering (2, 2,3)

Elements of traffic flow, Traffic engineering studies, Highway capacity analysis and Highway functional classification. Geometric design of highways. Computer applications in geometric design. Intersection design and control: Basic principles of grade-separated intersections. Pavement design: Stresses and strain in pavement maintenance and management: Problem of highway maintenance, Defects in pavements and their causes, Road maintenance activities, Methods for measuring road condition and Pavement management systems.

Reading Materials

  1. Fred L. Mannering, Walter P. Kilareski, Scott S. Washburn, (2010), Principles of Highway Engineering and Trafic Analysis, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
  2. Nicholas J. Garber and Lester A. Hoel, (2010), Trafic and Highway Engineering, 4th ed.,
  3. James H. Banks, (2004), Introduction to Transportation Engineering, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill

GM 458 Principles of Management (2, 0, 2)

Introduction: Some developments in management thought, functions of managers. Managerial planning and decision-making. Orgnanising: The formal organisational structure, organisational levels and span of management, departmentation, power, authority, responsibility and accountability, Decentralisation and delegation of authority. Staffing or human resource management. The human factor, motivation and leadership. Controlling. Application of the principles of management through case studies.

Reading Material

  1. Belker, L. B. and Topchik, G. S. (2005), The First-Time Manager, 5th Ed, American

Management Association, NY, 236 pp.

  1. Drucker, P. F. (2008), Management Rev. Ed., Harper Collins Publishers Inc. New York, 609 pp.
  2. Griffin, R. W. (1990), Management, 3rd Ed., Houghton Miffin Company, Boston, Massachusetts,   884 pp.
  3. Koontz, H.; O’Donnell, C. and Wiehrich, H. (1984), Management, 8th Ed. McGraw –Hill Book Company, New York, 662 pp.
  4. Megginson, L. C.; Moseley, D. C. and Pietri, P. H.(1997), Management Concepts and Applications, 4th Ed., Harper-Collins Publishers Inc. New York, 777 pp.
  5. Mescon, M. H. Albert, M. and Khedouri, F. (1999), Management; 2nd Ed., Raper and Row Publishers Inc., New York, 756 pp.
  6. Sloans, D. A. (1983), Mine Management, Chapman and Hill Ltd., New York, p. 1-225.
  7. Stettner, G. (2000), Skills for New Managers, McGraw-Hill, New York, USA, 196 pp.
  8. Stettner, G. (2006), The New Manager’s Handbook: 24 Lessons for Mastering Your New  Role, (Mighty Managers Series), McGraw-Hill, New York, USA, 196 pp.

GM 460 Corporate Social Responsibility (2, 0, 2)

The concept of sustainable development. The evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Drivers and definitions. Theories to analyse and explain Corporate Social Responsibility. Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana. Compensation, relocation/resettlement and alternative livelihood issues. Case studies

Reading Material

  1. Turker, D., (2013),Contemporary Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility, Lexington
  2. Adeyeye, A. O., (2012), Corporate Social Responsibility of Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries: Perspectives on Anti-Corruption, Cambridge University Press.
  3. Frynas, J. G., (2009), Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility: Oil Multinationals and Social Challenges, Cambridge University Press.
  4. Hopkins, Michael. (2008), Corporate Social Responsibility and International Development, Routledge.
  5. Mallin, C. A., (2009), Corporate Social Responsibility: a Case Study Approach, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

GM 472 Ghana Land Law (2, 0, 2)

Concepts of law. Law of real property. Land ownership. Possession alienation and title. The survey Acts 1962, LI 1444. Modes of land acquisition. Transfer and disposition. Lease. Tenancy. Servitude. Mortgage and Lien. Conveyancing. Minerals and Mining Laws. Small Scale Mining Laws. Mining, Safety and Health Regulation. Explosive Regulations. Environmental Laws/Regulations.

Reading Material

  1. The Act of Parliament, Act 122, Land Registry Act, 1962,
  2. The Act of Parliament, Act 127, The Survey Act, 1962
  3. The Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992
  4. Mining Laws and Regulations