You will take a mix of advanced courses in Geology, Mathematics and Physics and focus on applied/solid earth, atmospheric or marine geophysics.
Areas of research interests open to exploration include:
- Climate dynamics and processes
- Geophysical fluid dynamics of the ocean and atmosphere
- Seismic data analysis for basin exploration
- Subsurface imaging and investigation, including with seismic and radar waves, potential field methods
As a graduate of the Master of Science (Geophysics) programme at University of Auckland you will be skilled in a focused area of expertise, and better equipped to find employment in your chosen field. The MSc is a vital qualification if you want to pursue employment in a research-led area, or progress further academically.
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- The Geophysical Environment
- Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics
- Fundamentals and Applications of Geophysical Exploration
- Models and Reality
- Basic Concepts of Physics
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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120 or 240
DisciplinesPhysics Geography View 19 other Masters in Physics in New Zealand
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Taught/Research 120 points
- You must have completed one year of postgraduate study, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 4.0.
- You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science in a similar field to your intended specialisation at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.
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International31813 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31813 USD per year during 12 months.
National5917 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5917 USD per year during 12 months.
- Domestic: NZ$8,254.80 – $9,565.20
- International: NZ$44,310 – $44,526
Living costs for Auckland
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.