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Civil and Environmental Engineering (Engineering Environmental Geomechanics and Geophysics track)

Duke University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
57900 USD/year
57900 USD/year
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About

The core area of interest of this Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Engineering Environmental Geomechanics and Geophysics track) program offered by Duke University encompasses multi-physics and multi-scale problems for studying problems related to mechanics and a variety of physical and chemical processes of geomaterials.

Overview

The Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Engineering Environmental Geomechanics and Geophysics track) program offered by Duke University mirrors modern developments in geomechanics and geophysics, which address applications to new technologies in contemporary energy, global health issues related to the geo-environment and environmental protection industry: conventional and unconventional fossil fuel exploration and exploitation, including shale gas and oil, nuclear, industrial and municipal waste disposal, CO2 sequestration, geothermal energy production, storage, procurement of clean water in arid areas, to mention only a few.

The Pratt School of Engineering has world-renowned faculty in this area and offers possibilities for intense international collaboration and engagement. Students of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Engineering Environmental Geomechanics and Geophysics track) program at Duke University receive premier training in the core disciplines of applied mechanics of geo-materials and non-invasive geophysical methods in characterizing geomaterials for engineering and environmental purposes and involves laboratory and field testing.

Master's Career Outcomes

A master's degree from Duke University open opportunities for success.

Most graduates of our master's programs have gone on to careers at leading engineering, construction, consulting and technology firms, while others have pursued further study at leading academic institutions.

At Duke University, you become part of a close-knit community of faculty who are tackling the tricky, messy problems that don't fit neatly inside traditional disciplines. Our research, teaching, and hallway discussions focus on pushing the boundaries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Wave Propagation in Elastic and Poroelastic Media
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Environmental Transport Phenomena
  • Plasticity
  • Nonlinear Finite Element Method
  • Computational Methods for Evolving Discontinuities and Interfaces
  • Environmental Geomechanics
  • Ecohydrology
  • Applied Partial Differential Equations and Complex Variables
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Scientific Computing
  • Thermodynamics
  • Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution (transcripts required, including an estimated GPA and a grade scale)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Three recommendations
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or equivalent—official results
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL or IELTS)—official results 
  • Interview and/or a video introduction
  • Nonrefundable application fee of US$75— paid by credit card, or by a check made payable to Duke University

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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