Application deadline: May 31
Tuition fee:
  • Free (EEA)
  • Free (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2015
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
  • German
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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The international Master's Programme in Geophysics is research-oriented. It allows students to specialise in one of the following fields: Geodynamics, Seismology or Paleo- and Geomagnetism. The Munich Geophysics is internationally noted for its research expertise in numerical modeling and simulation. Therefore we are interested in recruiting not only students with a background in the geosciences, but equally students from physics, mathematics, or the engineering sciences.

The courses are organised in a modular fashion according to the European Bologna approach. It is an international programme and all courses are offered in English language (at students' request). Successful graduates of the programme are awarded the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.). In this respect the new programme replaces the former Diplomstudiengang Geophysik.

The master's programme in Geophysics started in the winter term 2007/2008. It is jointly offered by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) and the Technische Universität München (TUM) under the roof of the Munich Geocenter. As lead university of the programme LMU is responsible for enrolment.

Contents

Mandatory Modules

* Fundamentals from Mathematics and Physics
* Basic Geophysics
* Tools
* Advanced Geophysics
* Independent Scientific Research

Specialisation: choose one module from the following three

* Advanced Geodynamics
* Advanced Seismology
* Advanced Paleo- and Geomagnetism

Choose two modules from the following

* Geochemistry and Geomaterials
* Applied and Industrial Geophysics
* ESPACE (Earth oriented space science)

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