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Geological Engineering

Michigan Technological University

M.Sc.
24 months
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21717 USD/year
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Graduate studies in the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences focus on understanding and safely managing the Earth and its resources for the future, with degrees leading to careers in industry, government, nonprofit organizations, and academia.

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Overview

Our curriculum emphasizes the sociocultural facets, or social geology, inherent specifically in hazards-related work and broadly in the fields of geological sciences and engineering. Unique opportunities for global study are available in Italy and France through INVOGE, our international dual-degree program.

Our graduate program is flexible, accommodating students’ individual goals and affording specialization for myriad careers in the earth sciences, geophysics, and geological engineering.

The majority of our graduate students are involved in international field-oriented research, but some focus on laboratory or computer studies. The department’s research activities cross disciplinary and national borders, spanning the following areas:

  • Development of complex computational models of earth systems
  • Laboratory experiments analyzing earth material phenomena
  • Analysis of remote-sensing data of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere
  • Properties of the Earth’s deep interior and its ancient past
  • Field measurements of volcanologic, hydrologic, and atmospheric systems
  • Seismic imaging of underground oil and gas reservoirs and their properties

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Geomorphology and Glacial Geology
  • Geology of the National Parks: Field Experience
  • Earth Systems Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to the Graduate School as a degree- or certificate-seeking student, you need to:

  • have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution, and
  • be prepared for advanced study in your chosen field, as demonstrated by your previous degree and your scholastic record.
  • Required Materials
  • Student Statements
  • Official Transcripts
  • Admissions Tests
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Program Required Documents:
  • Review all of the documents required by your program(s) of interest prior to beginning the application process. Additional documents/requirements you may need include:
  • A résumé / curriculum vitae
  • A writing sample
  • Prerequisite courses
  • A previous degree in a specified field

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21717 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21717 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    21717 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21717 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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