University of Texas at Dallas

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
18856 USD/year
18856 USD/year
10542 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Science in Geosciences (with thesis) degree program at University of Texas at Dallas provides a curriculum that is designed to be relevant to many of today’s career prospects, especially, for those completing the degree with a thesis.


Opportunities to interact in a research context with select faculty are available for qualified students. Students can benefit from research programs, a renovated facility and several convenient evening academic courses. Geosciences is a long-established program at the University and traces its deep roots to the early 1960s.

The graduate Geosciences program at University of Texas at Dallas prepares students for employment in the energy and environmental sectors, geospatial technologies in industry and government or academia. The MS degree (with thesis) is typically required as preparation for entry into a doctoral program at any university.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: environmental scientist, petroleum geologist, development geologist, engineering geologist, exploration geophysicist, field geologist, geological consultant, geotechnician, laboratory technician and radiation safety officer.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • The Earth: An Overview
  • Remote Sensing Fundamentals
  • Geographic Information Systems Fundamentals
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Tectonics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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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University of Texas at Dallas


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