M.Sc. Economic Geology

University of Oulu | Oulu, Finland
The Masterís Programme in Economic Geology is a collaboration between the departments of Geology and Geophysics and the Mining School of the University of Oulu, with extensive international linkages. The programme will be taught entirely in English and comprises 22 modules, including courses in magmatic, hydrothermal and sedimentary ore deposits, structural geology for economic geologists, mining geology, geometallurgy, sampling methods, GIS applications, as well as environmental geochemistry.

Description of Economic Geology

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The Masters Programme in Economic Geology is a collaboration between the departments of Geology and Geophysics and the Mining School of the University of Oulu, with extensive international linkages.

The programme will be taught entirely in English and comprises 22 modules, including courses in magmatic, hydrothermal and sedimentary ore deposits, structural geology for economic geologists, mining geology, geometallurgy, sampling methods, GIS applications, as well as environmental geochemistry.

Employment opportunities for graduates

Northern Finland is currently experiencing an unparalleled mining boom, making the area one of the exploration and mining powerhouses of Europe. The minerals sector may become one of the key foundations of the Finnish economy as commodity prices are bound to continue their rise on the long term and demand from China and other emerging economies is predicted to grow. These factors ensure employment opportunities for graduates as well as funding opportunities for future research projects.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 31
Tuition fee
  • Free (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The Master's degree programme comprises 120 ECTS, including a 35 ECTS Masterís thesis, and between 50 and 85 ECTS of advanced courses in Geology and up to 35 ECTS from related disciplines to be chosen freely.

Requirements for Economic Geology

The programme is open for applications from students with a Bachelorís degree in geology, or other sciences, as long as students have sufficient background in geology (60 ECTS credits).

Students who are in their last term/semester of Bachelorís studies can apply to study for a Masterís degree. In the case that the applicant is accepted for study, the applicant has to submit his/her Bachelorís degree documentation by August 2014.

Work Experience for Economic Geology

No work experience is required.

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