Geochemical Systems Specialization, M.Sc. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Geochemical Systems Specialization

24 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This M.S. degree in Geochemical Systems Specialization from University of New Hampshire will prepare you for jobs in either the public or private sector that require knowledge of the geochemistry of bedrock, sediment, water, ice and air; laboratory analytical techniques; quantitative and geospatial data analysis; and scientific communication. 


Geochemical Systems Specialization students at University of New Hampshire gain experimental, numerical and analytical skills in rigorous classes and research projects focused on sites in New England and around the world. Cutting-edge research experiences involve instrumentation such as scanning and transmission electronic microscopes, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers, and ion chromatography. 

The Department of Earth Sciences is one of the key academic centers of UNH’s renowned programs in Earth and environmental sciences, with many students working with faculty in the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS), the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), and the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE).


  • Academia 
  • Computer modeling 
  • Consulting firms 
  • Data analysis 
  • Environmental hazard assessment 
  • Government agencies (e.g., EPA, USGS, NOAA) 
  • Natural resources 
  • Science journalism  
  • Surveying and cartography 
  • Water resource management 
  • Wetland delineation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geochemistry
  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Aqueous Geochemistry
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Seminar in Earth Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH
  • thesis - 30 graduate credits
  • non-thesis - 34 graduate credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • International Applicants: Some academic departments recommend that international applicants, living outside of the United States, and planning on pursuing a research based degree, submit a preapplication form before submitting a full application. If your desired program is not on the form, departments prefer a full application be submitted. Preapplication requests will be carefully reviewed and a decision usually provided within 3 weeks.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD per year during 24 months.


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