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Geological Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
Geological Engineering encompasses the professional engineering applications of geology (the science of earth materials and processes) to mineral resources research and exploration. The Geological Engineering Department offers a Master of Science in Geological Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University.
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Overview

Geological Engineering requires the integration of geological science and engineering principles and methods, beyond the concepts of geology as a science, for the recognition, analysis is and solution of various engineering problems which require professional and specialized geological investigations. 

The educational mission of the Geological Engineering Department of the Faculty of Engineering of Middle East Technical University is to graduate professionals who are capable of providing innovative solutions to geological engineering problems met by private, public, industrial and government entities, as well as being able to follow, utilize and disseminate developments in related areas of science and technology.

The objective of Master of Science in Geological Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University with thesis is to make students reach the:

  • knowledge through scientific research
  • evaluate
  • make comment on the knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global tectonics
  • Advanced igneous &metamorphic
  • Petrology
  • Sedimentary petrology and
  • Sedimentation
  • Advanced photogeology
  • Geochemistry of mineral deposits
  • Advanced mineralogy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application Form
  • ALES score type has to be quantitative. 
  • Reference letters (2); required forms can be downloaded via the internet.
  • Letter of intention (included in the online form) 
  • Official copies of Transcript(s) 
  • The language of instruction at METU is English. A valid and acceptable English qualifying exam score is therefore required. Acceptable tests, scores and conversion charts are announced in the Graduate School website. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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