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Marine Geology and Geophysics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
Reseaches are carried out to determine the characteristics of the sea floor and metres below the sea floor (‘mbsf’). The Institute of Marine Sciences is offering a Master of Science in Marine Geology and Geophysics at METU Middle East Technical University.
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On the Master of Science in Marine Geology and Geophysics at METU Middle East Technical University, you'll learn about the morphological structure, nature, thickness and  geochemical structure and distribution of the rocks and sediments forming the seafloor and ‘mbsf’ are determined by various methods and tools. 

At METU-IMS deep-sea research have been carried out in four interconnected programs:

  • deep-sea chemosynthetic ecosystems
  • seafloor characterization and habitat mapping
  • marine chemical sensors
  • sediment geochemistry
  • geomicrobiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Oceanography
  • Biogeochemistry of Seafloor Ecosystems
  • Programming in R for Marine Sciences
  • Trophic Modeling with ECOPATH with ECOSIM and Quantification of Ecosystem Health
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Geochemical Cycles

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Application Form
  • ALES or GRE
  • English Proficiency
  • Bachelor Diploma
  • Transcript(s) (Authorized by the University or notarised)
  • Reference Letters
  • Application Fee Receipt

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
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