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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master of Science Degree Programme in Hydrogeology

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 4

Description :

The normal minimum entrance requirements for admission to the Master of Science Degree Programme in Hydrogeology shall be one of the following:
a) A Bachelor of Science Degree from this or any recognized university with at least a 2 (ii) or equivalent in either Geology as a Single Major, or Geology as a Combined Major with Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, or a cognate subject approved by the Departmental Board;
b) A Bachelor of Science Degree from this or any recognized university with at least a 2 (ii) or equivalent in either Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or any other field deemed relevant by the Departmental Board;
c) A Bachelor of Science Degree with a pass grade or equivalent in the subjects as listed above and at least 2 years relevant work experience.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  APPLIED HYDROGEOLOGY Credits : 4
  SURFACE WATER & VADOSE ZONE HYDROGEOLOGY Credits : 4
  GROUNDWATER GEOCHEMISTRY Credits : 4

Optional Courses

  GEOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF GROUND WATER OCCURENCE Credits : 4
  CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROGEOLOGIC SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  STOCHASTIC HYDROLOGY Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  GEOPHYSICAL EXPLORATION FOR GROUNDWATER Credits : 4
  APPL. OF REMOTE SENSING & GIS IN HYDROGEOLOGY Credits : 4
  APPLIED GROUND WATER MODELLING Credits : 4
  INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  DISSERTATION (GEOLOGY) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  DISSERTATION (GEOLOGY) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.
Contact Details :
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