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Geology

University of Houston

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
843 USD/credit
843 USD/credit
334 USD/credit
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About

Students successfully completing the Geology MS program at University of Houston will be prepared for a career as a professional geoscientist and prepared to pursue a more advanced degree.

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) Geology at University of Houston will provide all of its students with educational programs that encompass the fundamental principles of the geosciences and the body of knowledge associated with the application of these principles to the study of the Earth and planetary materials. Masters-level students will receive specialized instruction in the acquisition, processing, and interpretation of geoscience data and the application of geoscience methods to problem-solving. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Paleobiology
  • Petrography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students deadline - 7 May

Language

English

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.
3

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

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better in the last 60 hours.
  • Letters of recommendation from three (3) individuals (preferably faculty members), who are able to judge the candidate’s academic abilities and potential for scholarly research.
  • GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing; advanced GRE is recommended but optional).
  • English proficiency test score, when applicable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    334 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 334 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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