Taught course

Applied Geotechnics

Institution
University of Exeter · Camborne School of Mines
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a good honours degree from a recognised university (typically a 2:2 or higher) in a mining, geological, engineering, science or mathematical discipline.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
  • For geology and engineering graduates wishing to specialise in applied geotechnics
  • Explore the prediction and measurement of damage caused by natural disasters, and innovative ways to reduce and prevent future issues through the construction of structures such as dams
  • Graduate with the skills to undertake professional employment in the civil, environmental, engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and mining-related industries
  • Gain specialist knowledge in tunnel, surface and underground excavation design, and applied hydrogeology and risk assessment.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geology/applied-geotechnics-msc/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geology/applied-geotechnics-msc/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 or 36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 or 36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
emps@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 724061