Master of Science in Geosciences

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree

Duration

18 Months

Scholarship Available

Yes

Language

English

About this Study Course

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the depths of geosciences with our Master of Science program. Here, you’ll delve into cutting-edge research, guided by our esteemed department members. Before submitting your application and research proposal, seize the opportunity to consult with our faculty. Our departmental secretary stands ready to assist, ensuring a smooth transition into this transformative experience.

Overview

Dive into the forefront of geosciences research with our program’s dynamic focus areas. Explore seismicity and geophysics, unraveling mysteries beneath the Earth’s surface. Navigate marine geology, discovering hidden landscapes and mapping the ocean floor. Engage in atmospheric and climate studies, analyzing weather patterns and greenhouse gas trends. Immerse yourself in physical oceanography, studying sea dynamics and marine spatial planning. With each area, you’ll unlock new insights, paving the way for groundbreaking discoveries in the field.

Admission Requirements

  • the degree of Bachelor of Science with at least Second Class Honours in an area of study deemed by the Board to be relevant to the proposed area of study and obtained in the 10 years previous to registration for the Course or
  • the Bachelor of Science with Third Class Honours in an area of study deemed by the Board to be relevant to the proposed area of study and obtained in the 10 years previous to registration for the Course, provided that the applicants have obtained other qualifications, including relevant experience, following their first cycle degree. The Board may, at its discretion, require such applicants to follow a preparatory programme.
  • The Board, at its discretion, may also recommend the admission of applicants in possession of a Bachelor of Science with at least Category II in an area of study deemed by the Board to be relevant to the proposed area of study and obtained in the 10 years previous to registration for the Course, provided that the admission of such applicants shall be made conditional on the result of an interview and in such cases they shall be required to follow a preparatory programme.
  • The Board, at its discretion, may also recommend the admission of applicants with a first cycle degree deemed by the Board to be relevant to the proposed area of study and obtained in the 10 years previous to registration for the Course, provided that the admission of such applicants may be conditional on the result of an interview and in such cases they may be required to follow a preparatory programme.
  • Applicants whose first degree was obtained more than 10 years previous to registration for the Course may also be admitted following an interview to ascertain their capability to follow the Course. The Board may, at its discretion, require such applicants to follow a preparatory programme.
  • GSC5008 Seminar (5 ECTS)
  • GSC5108 Dissertation (85 ECTS)

Non EU Applicants:

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 13,400

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400

Future Career Outcomes

Witness the real-world impact of our graduates as they excel in diverse fields. From pioneering research to environmental consultancy, our alumni lead the way in seismic studies, marine exploration, climate analysis, and beyond. Industry demands for skilled professionals continue to rise, and our program equips you with the expertise and adaptability to thrive in this evolving landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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