Geology, M.Sc. | KU Leuven | Leuven, Belgium
24 months
Duration
1250 EUR/year
980 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Geology from KU Leuven is will teach you in-depth training in various fields of geology and develop knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to work in interdisciplinary teams addressing complex geological problems. 

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Overview

The Master of Geology is a two-year programme jointly organised by KU Leuven and Ghent University. You will receive in-depth training in various fields of geology and develop knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to work in interdisciplinary teams addressing complex geological problems. 

The programme offers numerous specialised courses with a strong emphasis on research and international research networks. The strong emphasis on research is a major benefit of the programme. Besides enhancing your knowledge and skills in numerous specialised courses, including a field-mapping course, you will conduct your own master’s thesis project within a research team (professor, postdoc, PhD-student) and at the same time develop the important scientific skills, such as reporting and presenting, that you’ll need in your future career. 

Career perspectives

As a graduate of the Geology programme from KU Leuven, you will be in a position to pursue a career as a scientific researcher at universities, agro-industries, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, environmental conservation organisations, and NGOs. You will also be an excellent candidate for employment as a scientific advisor in banks and private invest ment foundations, a policy officer in governmental and public administration, a scientific communications advisor, a scientific journalist, a science teacher, a data manager or a data analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geology and Society
  • Applied Sedimentology
  • Applied Mineralogy
  • Ore-Forming Processes
  • International Integrated Field Course
  • Microtectonics
  • Advanced Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Geological Mapping

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have obtained an academic Bachelor’s degree in the field of geology. For other diplomas in closely related fields, admission may only be granted after thorough investigation into your study background.
  • You should have a good command of both spoken and written English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 980 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /month
Living costs

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

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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