Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, M.Sc. | Royal Holloway University of London | London, United Kingdom
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Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

12 months
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20700 GBP/year
10100 GBP/year
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About

Study MSc Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology at the Royal Holloway University of London and you will be equipped with the scientific knowledge, tools and skills needed to combat the effects of climate change, and align your career with ‘New Green Deal’ recovery programmes in an area of growing demand from key industry employers

Overview

You will benefit from first-class research-led teaching and holistic training that combines the disciplines of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, learning how to apply geological information in solving practical problems and harnessing natural resources sustainably.

Features

You’ll study foundational modules in rock and soil mechanics, hydrogeology and fluid flow, GIS, near-surface geophysics, and sequence stratigraphy. The course offers exciting elective modules that will enrich your learning and allow you to follow your chosen areas of specialisation. It also introduces you to key transferable academic skills with students from other MSc degree programmes in Earth Sciences as part of a large and friendly postgraduate community.

Multiple field trips throughout your studies will develop the skills needed for thorough site investigations, and you’ll gain experience of working in small teams to deliver a presentation and executive summary of a particular locality or aspect of the course.

Throughout your studies at the Royal Holloway University of London you’ll benefit from close contact with industry partners through internships, placements and professional practice modules to enhance your employability and prepare for a rewarding career. Your independent research project, forming one-third of the course can involve working on ‘real-life’ engineering projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Site investigation (including GIS training)
  • Rock and soil mechanics
  • Professional practice
  • Hydrogeology and fluid flow
  • Fieldtrips and group project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligible degree subjects include Earth Science or Civil Engineering fields such as Geology, Earth Science, Geophysics, Civil Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Normally we require a UK 2:2 (Honours) or equivalent in relevant subjects. Vocational and professional experience within the environmental sector is desirable, but not essential.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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