The Geosciences program from University of Arizona is research-based and have course work requirements, as well as a final requirement of an M.S. thesis or a Ph.D. dissertation.
All students who apply are considered for financial support (in the form of teaching/research assistantships, or fellowships). Almost all students admitted to our degree programs are offered financial support; M.S. students are funded for two years, and Ph.D. students are funded for four years.
Available fields for PhD research are biogeochemistry; climate dynamics; dendrochronology, geoarchaeology; geochemistry; geochronology; geomorphology; geophysics; mineral resources; mineralogy; paleolimnology; palynology; paleontology; petrology; sedimentology and stratigraphy; structure; and tectonics.
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- Analytical and Numerical Modeling in Geosciences
- Ore Deposits Mapping
- Mineral deposit types
- Tectonic Petrology
- Advanced Petrology
- Quaternary Geology
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- 48 months
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- GPA 3.0
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose, and résumé/CV
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.
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