MSc in Engineering Geology

University of Ghana

Program Description

MSc in Engineering Geology

University of Ghana

The MSc program in Engineering Geology target working professionals wishing to update their knowledge or acquire new skills in the field of engineering geology. The program seeks to expose students to appreciate and understand interactions between civil engineering designs, and the subsurface. This MSc program is a full-time one-year taught course that includes a dissertation. The broad-based approach also allows graduates to pursue their career options including consulting and research, as well as to prepare themselves for further studies at higher levels.

The curriculum includes lectures, tutorials, hands-on exercises, laboratory practicals, seminars, field exercises, excursions and the preparation of a dissertation. Practical training programs have been designed to include tutorial visits to building and road construction project sites, dam construction and burrow material sites, mining construction projects, coastal engineering and wetland restoration sites and laboratories of institutions such as AESL, Highways, and mines to mention a few. MSc in Engineering Geology is recommended also for civil engineers who wish to upgrade their knowledge in the application of the geological sciences to engineering practice.

Admission Requirements

i. The pre-requisite for this program is a good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower Division) in the earth sciences, civil engineering or physics.

ii. Applicants with qualifications in appropriate areas of applied science and those with other qualifications together with suitable industrial experience may also be considered.

A student shall be required to carry a minimum workload of 16 credits and a maximum of 18 credits of coursework for Semester I and minimum of 14 credits and a maximum of 18 credits for Semester II.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 29, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
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1 year
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Ghana - Accra, Greater Accra Region
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