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Geosciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The degree has concentrations in Geography, Geology, and Water Sciences. Students seeking thes degree can have areas of focus such as environmental geosciences, geographic information science, geology, and urban studies. 

The Department offers the Master of Science in Geosciences with a Geography concentration. Students seeking this degree and concentration are offered a broad range of courses that prepare students for research and professionals careers. Areas of specialization include: urban studies, geospatial technologies, or physical geography/environmental studies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Physical and Historical Geology
  • Aqueous Geochemistry
  • Geology of Georgia
  • Structural Geology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • English Proficiency: non-native speakers of English must demonstrate sufficient English language proficiency.
    • International Academic Credentials: applicants who completed all or part of their education abroad are subject to additional application requirements. Academic credentials (or transcripts) should be issued in English by the institution and include mark sheets and course listings with grades, degree certification and the institution’s official seal/signature. 
    • Financial Support: International applicants need not submit financial documents, including proof of support or bank statements, during the application process. 

            Tuition Fee

            • International Applies to you

              1563 USD/credit
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 1563 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
            • National Applies to you

              1563 USD/credit
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 1563 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
            • In-State Applies to you

              702 USD/credit
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 702 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

            Living costs for Atlanta

            • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
              Living Costs

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