Master On Campus

Applied Geology

University of Otago

12 months
38854 USD/year
6874 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Applied Geology looks at how geological issues affect the lives of human beings. This degree in Master of Applied Science - Applied Geology is taught at University of Otago.


Key Features

This degree in Master of Applied Science - Applied Geology at University of Otago studies the effects of naturally-occurring geological hazards, such as landslides and volcanic eruptions, environmental problems from such areas as waste disposal and groundwater contamination, and looks at how to manage and access natural resources, such as petroleum and minerals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Methods in Geoscience
  • Supervised Independent Study
  • Advanced Research Methods in Geoscience
  •  Supervised Independent Study

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38854 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6874 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $9,501.00
  • International: $53,697

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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