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Geology and Geological Engineering

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
14525 USD/year
14525 USD/year
8440 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology offers advanced study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geology and geological engineering. Students must elect to pursue either a Geology Specialization or a Geological Engineering Specialization, each of which has different background and program requirements.

Overview

Learning outcomes

Research in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology  is organized around three themes: Earth and Life History, Energy and Natural Resources, and Geohazards and Environment. Additional information is available on theDepartment’s Research Page.  

Programme Structure

The available coursework and current faculty expertise support the following areas of concentration:

  • Energy Resources
  • GIS, Geoinformatics, and Remote Sensing
  • Groundwater and Environment
  • Paleontology*
  • Petrology and Mineral Resources
  • Structure, Tectonics, and Geodynamics
  • Geomechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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).
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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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GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
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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).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant files will not be considered for acceptance until all of the required application materials are received. Applications completed by the deadlines listed will, in most cases, receive a decision within one month or less of the deadline. 
  • Applications for campus enrollment can be considered after the stated deadlines in most programs, but timely admittance and/or funding may be affected. Self-funded international applicants are typically considered up to 90 days prior to the semester start date (60 days for domestic U.S. applicants)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14525 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14525 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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