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M.Sc. On Campus

Geophysics

University of Alaska Fairbanks

12 months
Duration
21762 USD/year
21762 USD/year
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About

The Geophysics program at University of Alaska Fairbanks is closely connected with the Geophysical Institute and is optimally positioned to investigate a wide array of geophysical phenomena. 

Overview

Students in the Geophysics at University of Alaska Fairbanks have the option to obtain a general geophysics degree or to choose one of three concentrations to focus their studies.

Learning Outcomes 

Upon graduation, a student is expected to be able to:

  • address geophysical problems using the principles of conservation of energy, mass and momentum using both physical and mathematical concepts, particularly with respect to mathematical techniques such as linear algebra, vector calculus and partial differential equations;
  • explain physical processes underlying the Earth’s global-scale features, including plate tectonics and the gravitational and magnetic fields;

Programme Structure

  • Geosciences is the study the Earth and its people through geography, geology and geophysics. This includes a broad range of subjects like volcanism, plate tectonics, glaciology, remote sensing and mineralogy. 
  • Geography can focus on physical science or it can investigate the patterns and processes that shape human society like religion or economics. Geoscience jobs are plentiful, salaries are competitive, and the demand for young and enthusiastic geoscientists is expected to grow.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applicants should apply to a graduate degree program at least six to nine months before the beginning of the semester in which they plan to enroll.

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online. Applications must be received before the published deadlines, along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee. Applications submitted after the published deadlines are only accepted upon a department's request and have a $100 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Review your department’s department-specific requirements and application deadlines.
  • Submit certified official university transcripts and English translations. 
  • Submit official GRE or GMAT test scores. Not all departments require GRE or GMAT scores if the student has earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Submit a resume/curriculum vitae.
  • Submit a statement of academic goals. 
  • Submit three letters of recommendation. 
  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS test results.
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification page.
  • Complete UAF’s financial statement form and provide supporting documentation showing adequate funding to cover all expenses at UAF.1

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21762 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21762 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11160 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairbanks

1450 - 2000 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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