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Geosciences

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

12 months
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1724 USD/year
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About

The Geosciences MSc by dissertation programme from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is offered in Geology, Geophysics or Palaeontology.

Overview

School of Geosciences

Pioneering the frontiers of Geosciences to empower the African continent

The School of Geosciences is the largest and most diverse academic Earth Science institution in southern Africa and the only one offering specialist Honours degrees in Geophysics and Palaeontology, in addition to Geology, Geochemistry and Environmental Earth Science. The School leads several initiatives for geosciences research and training nationally and on the African continent.

The Wits School of Geosciences is the largest and most diverse academic Earth Science institution in Africa, with courses in Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Palaeontology, Palaeoanthropology, Geochronology, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Hydrogeology, Economic Geology, and Exploration and Mining Geoscience. In many of these fields, Wits is the main (and in some cases, sole) centre of study in Africa and South Africa.

The Geosciences  programme  is offered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
  • Geology 
  • Mining Geology 
  • Geochemistry 
  • Geophysics 
  • Palaeontology 
  • Palaeoanthropology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science Honours in a related field with a minimum weighted average of 65%.
  • A supervisor from the School must be identified and approached prior to application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1724 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1724 USD per year during 12 months.

R 25 040

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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