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Geophysics

University of Iceland

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
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On the Master of Science in Geophysics at University of Iceland the student will posses significant understanding of problems and subjects, based on the most recent information and research in the field of geophysics.

Overview

On completion of the Master of Science in Geophysics at University of Iceland  the student should have fulfilled the following criteria in addition to those fulfilled at the previous level:

  • The student has broadened and deepened his knowledge of a selected subject area within geophysics and has acquired systematic understanding of the most recent knowledge within that area and the research methods used. 
  • The student has acquired deeper knowledge of the application of geophysics in his area of expertise. 
  • The student is able to use his knowledge and understanding in a professional manner within his field of expertise. 
  • The student has acquired the ability to reason and substantiate his/her opinions about his/her research work and its relevance to basic knowledge in the field of study. 
  • The student has acquired the ability to provide a written review of research relevant to his field of study. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Dynamic Meteorology  
  • Earth's surface geochemistry    
  • Tectonics 
  • Seismology
  • Geophysical Exploration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April. 

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

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.
Required

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

  • BS degree in geophysics or similar subjects with minimum average grade of 6.5 from the University of Iceland (on a scale from 1 to 10) or a comparable degree and average grade from another university. In addition to the BS degree there may be some preliminary courses requirements before starting the actual MS programme.
  • All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation
  • Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (477 EUR)

Funding

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