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M.Sc. On Campus

Subsurface Geoscience

Rice University

12 months
Duration
50310 USD/year
50310 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Subsurface Geoscience program at Rice University is geared for students who would like to become proficient in applying geological knowledge and geophysical methods to find and develop reserves of oil and natural gas, and/or hone their skills in manipulating and managing energy-related data.

Overview

The core requirements for the Subsurface Geoscience program at Rice University are strong courses in geophysical exploration methods, management and policy courses, communication skills, and include an industrial internship or work experience. Students select a group of elective courses from a focus area (see below), or from a variety of other courses related to their interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar: quantitative petroleum systems analysis
  • 3D seismic reflection data interpretation
  • Modern exploration technology
  • Unconventional energy exploration
  • Interpretation of regional 2-D seismic data
  • Geological techniques
  • Carbonate depositional systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA Requirement 3.0 or higher
  • TOEFL scores if the applicant's native language is not English (a TOEFL score of 600 or higher on the paper test or 90 or higher on the iBT version is required for admission to Rice), or IELTS score in lieu of TOEFL (an IELTS score of 7 or greater is required) and;
  • At least three letters of recommendation from teachers or advisors;
  • Unofficial transcripts of grades from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended
  • General GRE scores (use the code 6609 for Rice; do not worry about a department code)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50310 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    50310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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