The Professional Master of Engineering Geology (PMEG) is the only programme of its kind in Australasia. Engineering Geology is a multidisciplinary area applying geological sciences to engineering work, identifying and mitigating geological hazards, and aspects of land-use planning.
The PMEG is strongly applied and concentrates on professional training for practitioners, delivered in a 12-month format.
You will need to have either:
In addition you will need:
If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
Relevance of undergraduate studies to Engineering Geology and the standard of achievement are the main criteria for approval. Students seeking admission may be required to pass a qualifying programme prior to commencing the PMEG.
A relevant tertiary qualification plus work experience may be deemed appropriate to meet the prerequisite training. Students may also be required to complete preparatory courses prior to entry in this case.
Students entering with a Bachelor of Science in Geology or Earth Sciences will normally be required to have passed GEOL 351 Advanced Field Techniques and GEOL 352 Advanced Field Mapping, and 60 other points in GEOL 300-level courses (with a Grade Point Average of normally a B) that meets the approval of the Head of Department.
This is a limited entry programme - see 'How to apply' below.
For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Professional Master of Engineering Geology or use the admission requirements checker.How to apply
Entry to this programme is limited to 30 students per year and by special application by 12 January. Contact the Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment for an application form.
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