Master in Applied Geology

National Central University

Program Description

Master in Applied Geology

National Central University

The institute has actively engaged in teaching and research in applied geological sciences. Founded in 1991, this Institute now has fifteen full-time and five adjunct faculty members, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with emphasizing on the impact assessment of geohazards, geo-environments, and geo-resources. All students are highly encouraged to do publishable research in cooperation with their advisors.

Fundamental Courses

  • Mathematics in Applied Geology
  • Advanced Field Geology
  • Advanced Engineering Geology
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Applied Groundwater Modeling

Professional Courses

  • Groundwater Contamination and Transport
  • Geomechanics
  • Earthquake Geology
  • Slope Stability
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Stochastic Subsurface Hydrology

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 24 credits (including 6 credits for required courses & 4 credits for Seminars)

Duration of Study: 1-4 years

Other requirements: Publish a conference paper, Pass an oral defense of a thesis.

Research Facilities & Lab

  • Groundwater Contaminant Transport Research Group
  • Hydrosphere, Terrestrial, and Biosphere Model Group
  • Groundwater Research Group
  • Engineering Geology Research Group
  • Soil & Rock Mechanics Research Group
  • Environmental Geochemistry Research Group

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography,
  • Study Plan,
  • Two Letters of Recommendation,
  • TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency,
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 18, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
Full time
Taiwan - Hsinchu, Hsinchu City
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