University of Aberdeen: Geophysics
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Geosciences|
Providing professional level Geophysics training and education to open up career opportunities across a number of industries and for future academic research.
Developed on the back of a recognised need for qualified Geophysicists within industry, this programme is delivered by our Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology and equips students with the skills for careers in the hydrocarbon, minerals exploration or associated service industries, or broader geophysics research.
This unique programme is designed to expose students to the theory and practice of modern Geophysics, with an emphasis on cutting edge techniques for understanding the structure, dynamics and composition of the Earth from the near surface to the deep interior. The content is broad-based and integrative with a strong focus on the quantitative aspects of geophysical data analysis and interpretation.
View the programme page to find out about any scholarships and funding you may be able to apply for.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a Geophysics, Mathematics or Physics degree at 2:1 (upper second class) UK Honours level (or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
Those with a 2:1 in Geology, Engineering Geology, Environmental Science or similar degree will also be considered where the applicant can demonstrate proven ability in Geophysics, Mathematics and/or Physics.
Key subjects you should have covered: At least one University-level Mathematics and/or Physics and/or Geophysics module.
Continuous assessment will play a major part in the programme, as well as course specific project work and exams.
One-third of the overall assessment will be attributed to an individual project involving original research or applied work. Students may gain direct support from industry during the individual project.
View all modules on the programme page to find out more about what you will be studying and when. University of Aberdeen modules are designed to give you breadth and depth to your master’s degree. The range of modules you study will allow you to become proficient in all subjects which are directly relevant to your degree giving you greater career options.
|EU||10600 GBP for Year 1|
|England||10600 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||10600 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||10600 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||10600 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||10600 GBP for Year 1|
|International||27600 GBP for Year 1|
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