BSc in Earth Sciences

The Earth Sciences BSc program provides a general bachelor level education in earth sciences and also offering the possibility to specialize in Geology.
Head of program: 
Professor István GERESDI
  • Program overview
  • Description of the program
  • Application procedure
  • Application requirements
  • Examples of subjects during the studies
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Degree
Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences
Duration of training
3 years (6 semesters)
Language of instruction
English
Deadline of application
06/30/2019
Next starting date
09/02/2019
Fees
Tuition fee: EUR 2,500/sem.
Application fee: EUR 140
Registration fee: -
Intake
Fall

The program provides a general bachelor level education in earth sciences and also offering the possibility to specialize in Geology. It includes introductory modules to Nature sciences, to Geology and also to Geography. The core of the program is based on the fundamental issues of earth sciences and including topics in Astronomy, Cartography, Geomorphology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Meteorology, Palaeontology, Paleoclimatology, Remote sensing, Stratigraphy, etc. while a strong regional geographical aspect is also present. The program includes a limited variety of human geographical courses too.

For a successful application please follow the steps below:

 

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.

The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B) and HIV test 
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Official copy of the language exam certificate  

Language skills

Applicants must meet the minimum language requirements to be able to start their studies in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Pécs. B2 level is a minimum requirement, which is equivalent to an intermediate command of English. (e.g.ELTS minimum 5.5; or TOEFL minimum 66 score). 

Applicants who do not meet the minimum language requirements have to start their studies with an English Language Preparatory Program. 
 

1st semester
Biogeography
Meteorology
Astronomical Geography
Cartography and Remote Sensing
2nd semester
Climatology
Mathematical Methods in the Earth Sciences
Geomorphology
Historical Geology and Paleontology
3rd semester
Environmental Audit and Quality Assurance
Paleoclimatology
Digital Mapping
Systematic Mineralogy
4th semester
Soil and Rock Physics
Petrographic Microscopy
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Structural Geology
5th semester
Environmental Geology Basics
Geology of Energy Resources
Geochemistry
Sedimentary Geology
6th semester
Geology of Hungary
Engineering Geology
Geoparks, Geotourism
Economic Geology

For more information, please contact:

Erika SZILÁGYI-KISPAP
International coordinator
Phone: +36 72 503-600/24283
E-mail: contact@gamma.ttk.pte.hu
English Website of the Faculty