The Master of Science (MS) degree at the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin is considered to be the professional degree for a career in the Geosciences.
Some students also use the MS degree as preparation for pursuing a PhD. The MS program is designed to bring the student to a high level of expertise within their chosen area of the geosciences through learning advanced concepts provided by graduate course work and through independent and original research.
Graduates of the JSG MS program are expected to be proficient in a broad range of technical and socially-relevant areas of the Earth sciences and best-prepared among their peers in terms of conducting, presenting, and publishing research. JSG MS students are among the most highly recruited group of young professionals in the energy industry.
- Advanced Structural Geology
- Construction and Interpretation of 3-D Stratigraphy
- Advanced Reservoir Characterization: Carbonates
- Dynamics of Sedimentary Systems
- Structural Petrology
- Tectonic Problems
- Regional Studies in Mineral Resources
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Geography Geology View 326 other Masters in Geography in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Application fee
- Letter(s) of recommendation
International18726 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9363 USD per semester during 12 months.
National18726 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9363 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State9668 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4834 USD per semester during 12 months.
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