Hydrogeology and Environmental Geoscience, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
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The Hydrogeology and Environmental Geoscience Master Degree at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen aim is to prepare its participants for professional work as hydrogeologists, water resources or environmental experts, in research, consulting or administration in the public or private sector. It qualifies professionals for the groundwater resources and environmental technology sector.

About

The international Master Programme “Hydrogeology and Environmental Geoscience (HEG)“ at the University of Göttingen conveys modern know-how in the fields of integrated water resources management, contaminant transport in the subsurface and groundwater in fractured systems. Special attention is given to practical and quantitative approaches: e.g. saltwater intrusion; usage of alternative water resources (artificial recharge); environmental monitoring and remediation; water pollution control; contaminant treatment technologies; systems, surface and groundwater modelling. Emphasis is placed on water scarcity problems in semi-arid regions and developing countries.

Occupational field

The course aim is to prepare its participants for professional work as hydrogeologists, water resources or environmental experts, in research, consulting or administration in the public or private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • General Tools 
  • Hydrology 
  • Hydrogeology I
  • Hydrogeology II 
  • Geophysics 
  • Hydro(geo)chemistry 
  • Groundwater Modeling I 
  • Georeservoirs I
  • Groundwater Modeling II 
  • Georeservoirs II
  • Advanced Methods in Hydrogeology 
  • Selected Topics in Hydrogeology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Admission conditions: Bachelor B.Sc.(Geoscience, natural or engineering sciences) Language: English (international English certificate)
  • Admission: restricted (applications to the faculty), selection interview

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Göttingen

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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