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Geosciences (Master of Science)
|Course content and focus areas||Geoscience examines temporal and spatial changes in Earth’s system, changes that are linked to the features and material composition of geo matter by observing, measuring and modelling. The dimensions range from the smallest temporal and spatial units (e.g. atmospheric discharges or crystalline structures) up to the age of Earth, the global continental drift and mantle convection. The diverse interactions require intensive co-operation among very different disciplines.
At the Department of Geoscience/Geography at Goethe Universität Frankfurt, these disciplines are meteorology, physical geography, geology, palaeontology, mineralogy and geophysics. There are also close links with the Senckenberg Museum and the Institute of Applied Geosciences at TU Darmstadt. Lectures given by members of both institutions are included in the programme. The Master’s programme in Geoscience is based on traditional earth sciences and students receive instruction in geology, palaeontology, geophysics and mineralogy. The Master’s programme can follow a Bachelor’s degree. Students on the study programme can specialise in geology, geophysics, mineralogy or palaeontology.
|Detailed information||Information from the department
|Degree||Master of Science in Geosciences|
|Duration||The standard length of study for the Master of Science is 4 semesters.|
|Languages of instruction||German|
|Start of the programme||The study programme starts at the beginning of the winter or summer semester.
|Student advisory service||You can get further information here.|
Provisional admission is possible if at least 80% of the required CP for the bachelor's degree have been completed and if the Bachelor's thesis has been finalised or is about to be submitted. The Bachelor's degree certificate has to be handed in no later than 6 months after admission.
|Mode of admission||Admission is not restricted. Students will be admitted directly if the admission requirements are met in full.|
|Documents to be submitted||
|Deadline for applications||
01.05. - 31.08. for the winter semester
|Address for applications||Online application portal for the Master’s programmes|