12 months
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38466 USD/year
38466 USD/year
17154 USD/year
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About

You’re driven by a fundamental curiosity about processes on Earth and other planets. You want to solve problems related to the subsurface, resources and natural phenomena. The Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines will let you do just that. The program offers a master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

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Overview

In the Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines , you will gain a better understanding of the natural world by taking advantage of small class sizes and a close-knit learning environment. You will receive an interdisciplinary education in geological, mathematical and physical theory, in addition to exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of geophysical methodologies, through relevant coursework and research opportunities.

By the time you complete the program, you will not only be prepared to take your career to the next level—you will be ready to make a difference and find solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the field today.

The program offers a master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

Careers

  • Earthquake seismology
  • Environmental and groundwater geophysics
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Mining and Oil and gas exploration
  • Glaciology and climate science
  • Academia

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

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Master’s Non-thesis

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Transcript(s) 
Master’s Thesis
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17154 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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