24 months
278 USD/year
18 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Research is carried out to determine the characteristics of the sea floor and metres below the sea floor. The Institute of Marine Sciences is offering a Master of Science in Marine Geology and Geophysics at METU Middle East Technical University.


Key Features

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 the Marine Geology and Geophysics at METU Middle East Technical University, deep-sea research have been carried out in four interconnected programs:

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • METU EPE = 65, TOEFL = 79, IELTS  = 6.5
  • ALES = 70 (Equally weighted or quantitative), GRE = 155 (quantitative)
  • B.Sc. GPA = 70/100 or 2.00/4.00
  • Reference letters
  • Letter of intent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Resident: 154 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 2500 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /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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