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Geological Sciences

The University of Alabama

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
30250 USD/year
30250 USD/year
10780 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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About

Students pursuing the Geological Sciences degree at The University of Alabama often seek employment in environmental and geotechnical consulting, water resources, energy exploration, or pursue additional graduate study. 

Overview

Many of our MS graduates in Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama become licensed Professional Geologists. 

Students are prepared for this wide range of careers through a flexible curriculum in which they work closely with their advisor to conduct theoretical, field, and/or laboratory research for a thesis in their chosen field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Climate Change
  • Hydrogeology
  • Sedimentary Petrology: Carbonates
  • Sedimentary Petrology: Clastics
  • Advanced Igneous Petrology
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Volcanology
  • Well-Log Analysis
  • Sedimentary Basin Analysis
  • Advanced Topics in Geology
  • Ore Deposits
  • Seminar in Tectonics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application form
  • Application fee payment
  • Statement of purpose
  • Unofficial admission scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT or MCAT; if required by the department)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Language scores (non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15125 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15125 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5390 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

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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