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M.Sc. On Campus

Earth Science

University of California, Santa Barbara

12 months
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12570 USD/year
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About

The Department of Earth Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara is renowned for involving students in cutting-edge research, frequently including unmatched field experience. 

Overview

About the degree

The department from University of California, Santa Barbara offers programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth Science within a diverse array of specializations, including: biogeology, geochemistry, geochronology, geomorphology, geophysics, marine geophysics, paleo-climatology, paleo-oceanography, paleobiology, petrology, Quaternary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, seismoacoustics, seismotectonics, structural geology and crustal evolution, and tectonics.

Programme Structure

  • Our graduate and undergraduate students participate directly in the excitement of exploring terra incognita. 
  • Taught by a distinguished and dedicated faculty (including several members of the National Academy of Sciences, and winners of the UCSB Distinguished Teaching Award), students discover the unfolding planetary drama of which they are part.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
  • GRE General test scores
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS 
  • Final/Official transcripts 
  • International Applicants: Please send a pre-application email to the graduate program coordinator (grad@geol.ucsb.edu), providing the following information: GRE scores, GPA, TOEFL score, degree objective (i.e. PhD or MS), area(s) of specialization, and name(s) of faculty you would like as principal advisor(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12570 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12570 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12570 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Santa Barbara

1640 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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