24 months
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28253 USD/year
5448 USD/year
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About

Geology from University of Canterbury prepares you to be directly involved in the monitoring, prediction, and assessment of hazards such as volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis. The geologist has an important role in land planning processes and in assessing environmental impact.

Overview

Geology from University of Canterbury will teaches you to search for the natural resources that sustain our technological society, not least of all, water. The construction of buildings, bridges, roads, dams, and reservoirs requires geological expertise.

Careers

A career in Geology offers a very wide spectrum of work environments and employment opportunities. Geology graduates find positions as research scientists, policy analysts, exploration geophysicists, mining and exploration geologists, practitioner engineering geologist with consultancies, natural hazard analysts and consultants, coal and petroleum geologists, teachers, GIS specialists, environmental impact officers and consultants, hydro-geologists, seismic interpreters, resource advisors, research technicians, soil technicians and research assistants, museum curators, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planet Earth: An Introduction to Geology
  • Environmental Geohazards
  • The Dynamic Earth System

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The first stage in a University Geological Sciences pathway is to complete a three-year BSc degree in Geology.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28253 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28253 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5448 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National students - 7,618 - 8,867 NZD
    • International Students - 39,500 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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