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RWTH Aachen University

Applied Geophysics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Geosciences, Physics, Astronomy
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  01 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
€1041.5 / €9375
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


GPA Comment

Applicants who have received high-quality bachelor's degrees in related subject areas (e.g. earth sciences, environmental sciences, physics, engineering) from European universities with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 75% of the scale maximum, or who have received high-quality bachelor's degrees (e.g. minimum upper second-class honors in the U.K. type of system or minimum grade-point averages of 75% in other systems) in appropriate subject areas (e.g. earth sciences, environmental sciences, physics, engineering) from top universities in other countries, are eligible to enter the joint master’s program.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: With a minimum grade of A.
IELTS
min 6.5
Specification: With a minimum score of 6.0 for each section.
TOEFL iBT
min 90
Specification: With a minimum score of 21 for each section.
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Exempt from the English language test are students who followed their BSc at one of the partner universities of IDEA League Applied Geophysics (TU Delft, RWTH Aachen, ETH Zurich), nationals from the USA, U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, or applicants who obtained a bachelor’s degree in one of the mentioned countries. Certificates older than two years are not accepted.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


  1. A scanned copy of the page(s) of your passport which states your name, date of birth, place of birth and the passport expiration date.
  2. English language test (see language requirements).
  3. Résumé/curriculum vitae in English.
  4. Certified copy of your academic degree(s).
  5. If applicable: certified translations of your degree(s) in English, French, Dutch or German.
  6. Certified copy of your academic transcript(s).
  7. If applicable: certified translations of your academic transcript(s) in English, French, Dutch or German.
  8. Two reference letters in English, French, German or Dutch.
  9. An extensive essay, that should be a text of 2000-3000 words in English that covers the following points:
    1. A concise summary of courses taken during your bachelor's studies, together with the grades obtained.
    2. A short description of your bachelor's thesis or final bachelor's assignment(s).
    3. A review of your most favored subjects, explaining why they are favored.
    4. A review of your least favored subjects, explaining why they are not favored.
    5. Your motivation to complete a master’s program in "Applied Geophysics".
    6. Your interest in the Joint Masters program.
    7. Examples of three research themes in "Applied Geophysics" that appeal to you, together with the reasons why they are interesting.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website