The Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry MSc is an excellent introduction to environmental geochemistry and a research-oriented career path. It equips you with an understanding and specialist technical skills for a career in the environmental industry. You specialise in the interactions between petroleum and the environment.
This course enables you to critically assess the quality, value and limitations of new environmental data in relation to existing information. You will be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding in the areas of: low temperature geochemistry of waters, soils and sediments; micro-organisms in catalysing low temperature geochemical reactions; origins, toxicity and ultimate fates of pollutants; modern techniques for the analysis of environmental materials; impact and geochemistry of oil in the environment.
A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in: chemistry; earth science; environmental science; geology; applied science; geochemistry; industrial chemistry.We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and at least two years of relevant experience. To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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