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University of Otago Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Applied Geology
University of Otago

Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Applied Geology

Dunedin, New Zealand

2 Years


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Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Applied Geology

The Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) is a 180-point, coursework postgraduate degree. A candidate would normally be a graduate but the degree is also open to those with other relevant qualifications.

The MAppSc is designed for students who wish to pursue an interdisciplinary program of study underpinned by science that delivers versatile skills relevant to multiple end-users. Optional paths are available that emphasise commercialisation, workplace-based projects or independent study.

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  • The MAppSc can be completed in 12 months or in stages, providing flexibility for recent graduates and those currently employed.

Why study Applied Geology?

Applied Geology provides unique opportunities to combine theory and practice with real-world experience to make a tangible contribution to local and global challenges.

By using New Zealand as your laboratory, you can tailor your undergraduate degree to any number of future opportunities and career pathways.

You can choose to combine your applied science major with other subjects in the arts, business and sciences, and position yourself for a successful and valuable career that makes a difference to the Earth, the environment and our communities.


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