Master in Geophysics for Natural Risks and Resources

General

Program Description

Programme structure

Common Path: Solid Earth Geophysics, Applied Geophysics, Electromagnetism, Basic Geology, Mathematical Physics for the Earth System, Digital Data Processing, Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Exploration Seismology.


Path 1 – Numerical Methods, Management and analysis of physics data, Laboratories of Computational Physics, Advanced Statistics, Statistical Mechanics, Machine Learning.


Path 2 – Geophysics for Cultural Heritage, Applied Geodesy, Seismic response of built structure, Geotechnics, Geothermics, Hydrology.

Career opportunities

Graduates work as Exploration Geophysicist or Applied and Environmental Geophysicist or as consultants in oil&gas, and renewable energy industries, renewable energy industries, civil engineering/constructions companies, insurance enterprises, either in public or private sectors. They can sit the examination to become professional Geologists and they can also pursue a career as researchers, starting from a PhD in Earth Sciences.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with proven skills in disciplines such as Geology, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Sciences

Language requirements

  • English language: B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a ... Read More

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a solid cultural background. A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike. Read less