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Geological Engineering

Michigan Technological University

12 months
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24415 USD/year
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Geological Engineering  from Michigan Technological University focuses on Earth processes. 

Overview

At Geological Engineering  from Michigan Technological University you will explore both practices for safely adapting geologic features for human use and considerations for adapting human activities for the preservation of the Earth. 

Graduates with Geological Engineering from Michigan Technological University will: 

  • develop new methods of employing satellite observations and ground-based geophysics to map targets for groundwater, whether for resource development or for understanding groundwater behavior;
  • calibrate satellite-based observations to physical properties on the ground surface to predict the likelihood of surface failure during an earthquake, e.g., by liquefaction.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Natural Hazards
  • Volcanology
  • Volcano Seismology
  • Advanced Geochemistry
  • Advanced Computational Geosciences
  • Plate Tectonics and Global Geophysics
  • Advanced Planetary Geology and Geophysics
  • Advanced Earthquake Seismology
  • Advanced Reflection Seismology
  • Seismic Petrophysics
  • Geostatistics & Data Analysis
  • Geological Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least a semester in advance of projected admission to improve your chances of receiving funding.

Language

English
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).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
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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
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE 
  • 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.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Personal Statement
  • Submit a Certificate of Finances Form to show proof of funding.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    24415 USD/year
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    24415 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24415 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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Funding

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