Master's Degree in Geographic Sciences in Neuchâtel in Switzerland

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Geographic Sciences

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

In geographic sciences courses and programs, students have the chance to explore the physical aspects of the planet and atmosphere, the effects of human activity, resource use and the technologies used in analyzing these aspects.

Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.

Neuchâtel is located in the French speaking part of Switzerland and it’s home to the University of Neuchâtel, offering courses in human sciences, law, theology, natural sciences and economics. There are also eight great libraries.

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Master in Hydrogeology and Geothermics

University of Neuchâtel
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2019 Switzerland Neuchâtel

Internationally recognized and accredited by the Swiss Confederation, the Centre for Hydrogeology and Geothermics (CHYN) staff consists of about 50 people and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for cutting-edge science and high-quality teaching. [+]

Master in Hydrogeology and Geothermics Cutting-edge science and high-quality teaching

Internationally recognized and accredited by the Swiss Confederation, the Centre for Hydrogeology and Geothermics (CHYN) staff consists of about 50 people and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for cutting-edge science and high-quality teaching. The CHYN research themes focus on subsurface water and energy resources, with special emphasis on fundamental and applied aspects of operational hydrogeology, hydrodynamics, hydrochemistry, geochemistry, geothermic, geostatistics and mathematical modelling.

A unique training opportunity

Moving towards sustainable use of subsurface water and energy resources is a major challenge for our society and for geoscientists in particular. This Master degree, unique in Switzerland, offers a complete introduction to the current scientific approaches to address this challenge. Designed by the CHYN dedicated staff, the program delivers a comprehensive hydrogeological training that covers the relevant physical, chemical, biological and thermal processes, as well as key field investigation techniques. Intense teaching during three semesters provides students with core knowledge and specific skills in hydrogeology and geothermics. The fourth semester is devoted to an individual research project to be carried out internally or in collaboration with external partners.... [-]