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Ph.D. On Campus

Geosciences

The University of Arizona

48 months
Duration
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona offers the four-year Ph.D. program in Geosciences. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geochemistry
  • Analytical and Numerical Modeling in Geosciences 
  • Ore Deposits Mapping
  • Mineral deposit types 
  • Tectonic Petrology
  • Advanced Petrology
  • Quaternary Geology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

63 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 3.0
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose, and résumé/CV
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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