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Geosciences

University of Missouri - Kansas City

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
18504 USD/year
17886 USD/year
6928 USD/year
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About

Students are required to complete a core curriculum, a thesis and additional course work in one of the following emphasis areas: Environmental Geography and Geographic, Information Science, Environmental Geology, Urban and Cultural Geography.

Overview

The Department of Geosciences offers a Master of Science degree in environmental and urban geosciences, the only such program in North America. This unique program prepares students, depending on their emphasis area, for advanced study of different facets of the environment, including environmental issues and impacts assessment; geospatial methods (GIS and Remote Sensing); natural hazards; environmental remediation; waste management; air and water pollution; resource evaluation and management, climate variability and impacts; geoarchaeology; historical geography; and urban land use and planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental Remote Sensing and Digital Image Analysis
  • Biogeography and Landscape Ecology
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Archaeological Field Survey Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree with a major in a geosciences field (such as environmental studies, geography or geology) and a grade-point average of at least 3.0 (A = 4.0) overall, as well as in the major.
  • Submission of scores on the Graduate Record Examination is not required but highly recommended, although GRE scores may be used to award assistantships.
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional referees.
With department approval, students with non-geoscience undergraduate degrees may be admitted on a non-regular degree-seeking basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18504 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17886 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6928 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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