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Geology and Geological Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

12 months
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37350 USD/year
37350 USD/year
16650 USD/year
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Pursuing the Geology and Geological Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines prepares you for that next step in your career to become a leading expert in the study and safe management of the Earth and its resources.

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Overview

Problem solver. Explorer with an attention to detail. Effective communicator. Someone who isn’t afraid to dig deeper. Sound like you? We thought so.

With an interactive learning environment rooted in exceptional research relevant to current societal issues, your opportunities are limitless in the Geology and Geological Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines.

Career Types

  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Mine engineer
  • Geological engineer
  • Geologist
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Geophysicist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geological Data Analysis
  • Applied Numerical Modelling for Geomechanics
  • Case Histories in Geological Engineering and Hydrogeology
  • Advanced Geological Engineering Design
  • Geological Engineering Site Investigation
  • Applications Of Geographic Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

No specific pre-requisites are required for admission to the geology degree program.

However, it is highly recommended that the candidates have the following courses prior to application:

  • General Geology
  • Field camp or equivalent (6 weeks)
  • Structural Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Chemistry (3 semesters, including at least 1 semester of physical or organic)
  • Mathematics (2 semesters of calculus)
  • An additional science course (other than geology) or advanced mathematics
  • Physics (2 semesters)

Transcripts from all current and previous institutions in the original language as well as an English version are required for the review process.

Three (3) letters of recommendation

GRE scores

English proficiency

Statement of goals

Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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