Computational Geoscience - MSc


University of Glasgow    College of Science and Engineering

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Computer Science (8) Engineering (12) Geography (17) Geology (18) Mathematics (25)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Computational Geoscience at the University of Glasgow. This unique programme delves into the intricate world of computational modelling in geosciences, equipping you with essential skills to tackle real-world challenges in the field. Through a blend of laboratory practical classes, computing workshops, and fieldwork, you will master core courses such as predictive modelling, big data analysis, and machine learning applications for earth systems problems. The programme's structure includes a research project supervised by leading academics, ensuring a hands-on learning experience. To qualify, a 2.1 equivalent degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences/Mathematics, or Computing Science is required, with consideration for related subjects or significant industry experience. Benefit from state-of-the-art computer laboratories, extensive software packages, and a supportive academic environment. Join us in Scotland, where industry-aligned teaching and a focus on professional skills development await. Elevate your career prospects in geothermal, energy industries, and beyond with the MSc in Computational Geoscience.

About the course

The Masters in Computational Geoscience explores how we model the natural world and the environment around us (and the processes that create them).

You will develop applied data science and modelling skills which you can use to address complex real-world challenges and support decision-making in geoscience fields. You will develop skills that are in high-demand in the geoscience sector, including computer programming, predictive modelling and big data analysis.

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Entry Requirements

A 2.1 equivalent degree (GPA 3.0) in any Engineering Discipline, Physical Sciences/Mathematics or Computing Science degree that contains a substantial mathematics component (at least the equivalent to Level-1 courses in calculus at the University of Glasgow).

Applicants with a high 2.2 equivalent degree classification, or a degree in other related subjects may be considered on an individual basis.

Entry without standard academic qualifications for those with significant experience in related employment will also be considered on an individual basis.

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