13, Sep 2023
Ben-Gurion University invites applications for M.Sc. in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ben-Gurion University invites applications for M.Sc. in Earth and Environmental Sciences

The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel is inviting applications from international students for the M.Sc. in Earth and Environmental Sciences for its Fall 2023 session.

The M.Sc. program at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a research degree with a thesis, designed to impart research skills and professional competence in a variety of fields in geology, earth and environmental science. The disciplines studied in this department enable a deeper understanding of the processes operating on and beneath the surface of the Earth. Study and research facilities in earth dynamics, geochemistry, micropaleontology, engineering geology, and field measurements are cutting-edge.

The program is subject to rules and regulations set by the Faculty of Natural Sciences, including the awarding of credit points and eligibility for scholarships and teaching assistantships.

Program delivery: The 2-year program is taught completely in English. Outstanding students may join the combined M.Sc.-Ph.D. track during the 2nd year of the M.Sc. studies. Students in this track can join the Ph.D. program without submitting an M.Sc. thesis. Students will get opportunities for employment in research laboratories during the course of studies along with exciting prospects to participate in field excursions abroad, usually to neighbouring countries.

Admission Cycle:

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2023

Course dates:

Academic year October – July

Application deadline:

Rolling admissions

Admission Requirements:

· B.Sc. degree (or equivalent) from a recognized academic institution.

· GRE is required when applying to the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics.

· TOEFL is required when applying to the Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences, Geological and Environmental Sciences (for students who completed their B.Sc. at an institution where the language of instruction is NOT English).

· Acceptance to the program requires the agreement of a specific faculty member to act as a supervisor of the candidate.

Tuition: Approximately $5000 per year

Scholarship: Full Tuition and Cost of Living Scholarships are available for excellent students.

How to Apply:

Prospective students are required to find an advisor prior to submitting an application. More information on finding an advisor can be found here: https://in.bgu.ac.il/en/international/Pages/Find-an-Advisor.aspx.

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