The Engineering Geology MSc responds to a national and international demand for specialist engineering geologists with advanced training in geotechnical engineering. It provides you with advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, specialist technical skills and an awareness of responsibilities to society and the environment.
Your degree will cover areas such as: engineering geology principles and applications; site investigation, testing, interpretation and reporting processes; analysing diverse geological evidence to assess hazards and risks arising from natural and man-made phenomena; geotechnical design.
By studying at Newcastle you undertake research with students from civil engineering, geological and other scientific backgrounds. Cross-pollination of academic training and experience is actively encouraged.
A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: earth sciences; civil engineering; geological science; geology; geophysics.You must have a maths background.We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional 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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