Geosciences, M.Sc. | University of Texas at Dallas | Richardson, United States
12 months
42024 USD/year
42024 USD/year
20836 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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 program 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 Geosciences program at University of Texas at Dallas 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


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    42024 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21012 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    42024 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21012 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10418 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Richardson

1207 - 2237 USD /month
Living costs

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


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