Subsurface Characterisation & Geomodelling
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
Skills that allow us to understand, model, visualise and make predictions about what lies beneath the Earth's surface are critical in an increasingly populous and resource-constrained world. This course provides generic training in the key geoscience principles and methods in data interpretation, analysis and computer modelling of the deeper and shallow subsurface. Graduates will acquire modern skills in applied geology applicable across a range of geoscience sectors. This sought-after and transferable 'know-how' will allow flexibility in your future career path in industrial, regulatory or applied research geoscience.
Further information about this course is available on the UCD School of Earth Sciences website.
The programme combines classroom-based instruction, practical workstation experience, team-based exercises and field visits. It also includes a three-month applied research project.
1 year full time.
MSc Subsurface Characterisation & Geomodelling (F181) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 9000
nonEU fee per year - € 24200
***Fees are subject to change
Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Post Course Info
The course is industry facing and designed to equip you for a career in a broad range of industries and research organisations requiring digital subsurface characterisation and modelling. Application areas include mineral resources, the energy sector including oil and gas, geothermal, groundwater, carbon sequestration and storage, geotechnical services, national geological surveys and waste management. You will also receive training in the range of soft skills (e.g. reporting, programming) required by industry.