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Applied Geosciences

University of Pennsylvania

24 months
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23672 USD/module
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About

The Applied Geosciences program at University of Pennsylvania provides both theoretical and technical expertise in geochemistry, geophysics, hydrogeology and engineering geology and includes essential project management skills, necessary for leadership in environmental remediation and pollution prevention. 

Overview

The Applied Geosciences program at University of Pennsylvania also facilitates preparation for professional licensure. This degree prepares students to take on a range of pressing environmental problems including approaches to mitigating soil and water contamination, solving waste disposal challenges and responding to human-induced natural disasters such as landslides and floods.

Field Opportunities

Experiences in the field, such as class trips and site visits, are critical components of the curriculum. Students will have the opportunity to participate in research projects being conducted by members of the Department of Earth & Environmental Science. These projects will provide experience working with geoscience professionals in the field, and will involve training in the use of relevant instrumentation, as well as data collection and analysis techniques.

Programme Structure

Subject areas include: 

  • Organizational Project Management
  • Applied and Environmental Geophysics
  • Project Design
  • Geochemistry
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Aqueous Geochemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall: Priority application deadline - December 15

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

Your application to the Master of Science in Applied Geosciences program will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate academic record at an accredited college or university
  • Work experience
  • Career objectives and reasons for choosing the Master of Science in Applied Geosciences program at Penn
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores, if applicable

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23672 USD/module
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    Based on the tuition of 23672 USD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    23672 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23672 USD per module during 24 months.

per 4 credits

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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