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Faculty/course name/academic level:

Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering – Applied Earth Sciences - MSc

Course status

active

Starting date(s) (following optional prep. course)

September/February

Max number of students

15

Min number of students

5

Duration of the course

4 semesters

Language requirements

TOEFL (internet based) above 75 points or equivalent English language certificate

The Applied Geology and Geophysics is closely linked to extractive industries and trains professionals high-level for its most important R+D activity, the explorations, on high-level. Since this industry is the most globalized one in our time, it gives a great advantage if the graduates learn and practice the subjects in the generally accepted language of prefessional in English. Miskolc, as a well-known centre of mining education a unique opportunity to provide ample choice of field practices, partly in the nearby occurrences, partly at the cooperating industrial and institutional partners both in Hungary and in other countries. It also gives opportunity to couple the geological knowledge with information regarding to other industries and technologies downstream, like mining, mineral processing, drilling, reservoir engineering, environmental technologies.
Length of the programme is 4 semesters, including 60 credits of general interest in applied earth sciences (geology, geophysics, hydrogeology, exploration methods) and 30 credits for specialization in different geological or geophysical courses.