12 months
Duration
23450 GBP/year
10950 GBP/year
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About

By taking the Applied Geotechnics programme at The University of Exeter you gain specialist knowledge in tunnel, surface and underground excavation design, and applied hydrogeology and risk assessment.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • For geology and engineering graduates wishing to specialise in applied geotechnics
  • Explore the prediction and measurement of damage caused by natural disasters, and innovative ways to reduce and prevent future issues through the construction of structures such as dams
  • Graduate with the skills to undertake professional employment in the civil, environmental, engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and mining-related industries

Careers

A unique benefit studying at Camborne School of Mines is the community and relations you will gain both during, and after your studies. Camborne School of Mines has a world-class reputation and excellent alumni network, allowing our graduates to prosper in their respective fields in all corners of the globe:

In addition, a degree form Camborne School of Mines will teach the necessary technical skills and theoretical knowledge required, as well as additional complementary skills relating to communications, teamwork and problem solving. We have excellent rates of graduate employment, with many postgraduates working overseas.

Graduates of this Applied Geotechnics programme at The University of Exeter have gone on to enjoy careers as geotechnical engineer, rock mechanics engineer, geologist, design engineer and tunnelling engineer. Our graduates have gone to work for some exceptional companies such as Cross Rail and Bam Nutthallt. This information has been taken from the

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project and Dissertation
  • Excavation and Geomechanics
  • CSM Professionalism 
  • Health and Safety in the Extractive Industry
  • Project Management
  • Economics, Processing & Environment
  • Hydrogeology
  • Underground Construction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a good honours degree from a recognised university (typically a 2:2 or higher) in a mining, geological, engineering, science or mathematical discipline.
  • Students applying with Turkish Government sponsorship/funding need to include their project topic as part of the application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10950 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK:

MSc:

£3,650 part-time (where available)

PgDip:£7,300 full-time (where available)

International:

PgDip:£15,650 full-time (where available)

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Applied Geotechnics
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