12 months
Duration
20380 USD/year
20380 USD/year
9342 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The mission of the Geology program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is to train students for productive careers in industry, academia, and government by providing innovative teaching and mentoring and opportunities for participation in cutting edge research activities.

Overview

About the Program

The Department has a strong track record of career placement, strong faculty mentoring, and prides itself as being a collegial department without a strong hierarchy. A major strength of the Geology program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the strong faculty mentoring and professional development opportunities. Students have training opportunities in a wide range of field, laboratory, and numerical approaches. Many of our graduate students and postdocs take on leadership roles in planning and organization. Across the department, a strong emphasis is placed on science communication and outreach.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sedimentology
  • Oceanography
  • Geological Mapping
  • Structural Geology
  • The Earth
  • Glacial Geology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application with Personal Statement
  • Application Fee
  • All Transcripts
  • Minimum of Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Responses to four supplemental prompts (listed below) are entered at this link
  • Residency statement (if applying as Massachusetts resident)
  • Social Security number (if claiming tax education credit)
  • TOEFL (for international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4671 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /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.

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