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Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

12 months
Duration
37350 USD/year
37350 USD/year
16650 USD/year
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About

You want to solve problems related to the Earth’s subsurface, resources and phenomena. You want to gain a better understanding of the natural world while advancing your career. The Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines will let you do just that.

Overview

With small class sizes and a close-knit learning environment, students in the Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines gain an interdisciplinary education in subjects such as geological, mathematical and physical theory, in addition to exploring theoretical and practical aspects of various geophysical methodologies.

Career Types

  • Geophysical field service engineer
  • Interpretation geophysicist
  • Processing geophysicist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Seismic exploration

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Geophysics
  • Geophysical Computing
  • Inversion Theory
  • Geophysical Data Integration & Geostatistics
  • Earthquake Seismology
  • Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
162 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All admitted graduate students must submit GRE scores prior to receiving an admissions decision. Mines accepts GRE scores from tests taken within five years of the date of entry. The average applicant GRE score is 162 quantitative, 153 verbal and 4.0 analytical
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of 79 or higher (or 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test) is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Statement of purpose and updated curriculum vitae or resume
  • Applicants must submit a minimum of three letters of recommendation and transcripts for all post-secondary degrees

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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Funding

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