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Geology

Victoria University of Wellington

16 months
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21576 USD/year
5224 USD/year
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Get a degree that's recognised worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science in Geology (MSc) from the Victoria University of Wellington will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skills to prepare you for a career in science.

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Key facts

The MSc will take you between two and two and half years of full-time study or up to four years part time. In the first year of your MSc you'll take several courses related to your specialist subject area.  During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.

To do an Geology (MSc) from the Victoria University of Wellington you'll need a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area. You may also be able to qualify for entry if you have appropriate work or other experience.

Study for a PhD

If you do well in your Master's degree, and show an aptitude for advanced research, you'll be able to apply to do a PhD.

You’ll work under supervision to produce original research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge. Full-time candidates usually complete the degree within thre

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis
  • Research project
  • Field Geology
  • Fundamentals of Geology
  • Tectonics and Structural Geology
  • Volcanic Field Geology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 32 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant subject.
  • You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28768 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5224 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6966 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • NZ$9,631 national 
  • NZ$39,771 international

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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