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Geosciences

... looks into questions such as ...

Where do the raw materials for my Smartphone come from? How do I ensure on-going water supply in dry regions? Can our CO2 emissions be reduced? Can volcanic eruptions and earth quakes be predicted? In future, will everyone be able to use geothermal energy?
  • If you’re interested in natural sciences but don’t want to choose between physics, biology, chemistry, or mathematics, then Geosciences is the right discipline for you.

    Johannes Brzeszniak, Bachelor's degree read more ...

Degree programmes

 

Geosciences, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

application-oriented and compact, it ensures graduation after four semesters and integrates all geo-related subjects despite its specialised character.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Endogenous Geology
  • Sedimentary and Isotope Geology/Palaeontology
  • Applied Geology: Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology
  • Crystallography
  • Mineralogy/Petrology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences: Resources and Energy

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
an interest in the earth as a whole and enthusiasm for the Major degree
... enjoy:
interdisciplinary projects, combining field studies with lab experiments
... struggle through:
exposure to the elements, field work and lectures that are heavy in theory

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Geosciences, B.Sc.
  • a natural science degree
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in engineering offices
  • in water companies
  • in the field of raw material supply
  • in public authorities and offices
  • in the field of energy supply

And else?

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Thomas Fockenberg
Building, Room: NA 04/656
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24392
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Geowissenschaften
Building, Room: NA 01/174
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24525
Email:
Website Fachschaft

Profile

Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German, English

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