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Geophysical Engineering

Montana Technological University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
25840 USD/year
25840 USD/year
7980 USD/year
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About

Graduate students pursuing the Geophysical Engineering program of Montana Technological University currently have three choices: thesis, publishable paper in lieu of thesis, and non-thesis.

Overview

All graduate students of the Geophysical Engineering program of Montana Technological University, regardless of choice, are encouraged to begin participation in a variety of research and field exploration projects early in the program.

Recent research projects in the department include:

  • Oil Reservoir Characterization
  • Seismic Processing/Interpretation
  • Electrical Resistivity Studies
  • Digital Acoustic Sensing (DAS)
  • Remote Sensing Analysis
  • Ground Penetrating Radar Studies
  • Shallow Seismic Investigations
  • Hydrogeophysics
  • Antarctic Geology
  • Gravity and Magnetic Studies
  • Tectonics of Montana

Engineering geophysical applications are also of interest and a recent project involved the combined use of seismic and electrical techniques in a groundwater development investigation.

Major department equipment includes a 144-channel seismograph; time domain EM system; ground penetrating radar system; gravimeters; magnetometers; gamma-ray spectrometer; horizontal loop EM system; a resistivity, IP, controlled source AMT system; and three department vehicles for field work. Extensive use is made of the department's computing facilities including PCs, LINUX and workstations, and a 28-node supercomputer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Problems in Seismic Prospecting
  • Problems in Gravity & Magnetic Prospecting
  • Problems in Electrical Prospecting
  • Methods of Theoretical Physics
  • Applied Linear Systems
  • Inversion, Experiment Design & Interpretation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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

  • Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above is required for full admission. For provisional admission status, an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 3.0 is required
  • Personal/Professional Statement
  • Three references are required for admission
  • Students who have not attended a college or university in the United States or in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand must provide evidence of English proficiency
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12920 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12920 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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