Geological Sciences, M.Sc. | University of North Carolina Chapel Hill | Chapel Hill, United States
12 months
Duration
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
345 USD/credit 10350 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geological Sciences at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill offers programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geological sciences.

Overview

A broad background is offered in most major areas of geoscience, with particular emphasis on hydrology, coastal processes, isotope geochemistry, geochronology, seismology, volcanology, igneous petrology, marine geology, low-temperature geochemistry, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, paleontology, paleoecology, sequence stratigraphy, structural geology, earth surface processes, and tectonics.

Facilities and Research Interests

  • The Department of Geological Sciences at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill occupies the 50,000 square feet of floor space in Elisha Mitchell Hall. 
  • Research equipment and facilities include two thermal ionization mass spectrometers with associated Class 100 clean labs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Oceanography
  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Oceanic Processes in Environmental Systems
  • Principles and Methods of Teaching Earth Science
  • Environmental Systems Modeling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable $95.00)
  • Transcripts (complete, not selected courses): One unofficial transcript from each university attended must be uploaded within the application.
  • Current letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions
  • Supplemental program information 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 345 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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