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MSc Applied Geophysics

OVERVIEW

The objectives of this programme are to equip postgraduates with a solid foundation in the field of applied geophysics; the ability to relate various Geoscience disciplines, concepts and practices; the capability to translate their knowledge and skills into practice; and the skills and motivation to pursue a doctoral programme.

Course Structure

The programme consists of 40 units of the following four core courses, three elective courses and one compulsory research project.

Semester I

  • Potential Field Exploration Methods (core - 4 units)
  • Seismic Interpretation (core - 4 units)
  • Geoenvironmental Issues (elective - 2 units)
  • Formation Evaluation (core - 4 units)
  • Remote Sensing Applications (core - 4 units)
  • Engineering Geoscience (elective - 2 units)
  • Petroleum Geoscience (elective - 2 units)

Semester II

  • Research Project (compulsory - 20 units)

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Physics www.usm.my/phy

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should possess the following:

  • BSc (Hons) in Geophysics / Geology minimum CGPA of 2.75/4 or equivalent.
  • BSc in Geophysics / Geology or equivalent with several years of experience in a relevant field.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • The applicants native language is English or National language
  • Applicant graduated from institutions of higher learning which use English Language as the medium of instruction.
  • English courses offered by British Council.
  • Passed USM's Intensive English Course Level IV with minimum gred B.
  • English courses offered by selected Public / Private Universities.

(Applicable for Malaysian Applicants Only)

  • MUET Band 4

DURATION

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 4 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 265.00 X 40 Units = 10600.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 100.00 X 40 Units = 4000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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