Why should you study Earth Sciences MSc at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Pécs?
A master’s degree in earth sciences can lead you down a wide range of professional paths in science, environmentalism, education, and much more. Study in the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences: experience research-led teaching from renowned scientists, and enjoy life-changing, free field trips. Acquire invaluable skills and hands-on experience ahead of an exciting career without limitation. In the IGES, staff, students, and alumni have contributed through work on public engagement, water quality, soil ecology, geo-energy, and teaching on different MSc degree programs, to name just a few of our inputs. You'll join a close-knit, multicultural student community and benefit from small-group working and a close working relationship with renowned, world-leading teachers in their field.
Future Job Opportunities:
A Master of Science in Earth Sciences gives you the opportunity to gain a wide range of knowledge and skills that are relevant for employment in industry, energy, natural resources, government agencies, the environmental sector, and education, as well as in wider science and policy areas. The MSc in Earth Sciences has a very successful track record in terms of postgraduate employment at the professional level. Graduates take up careers in the public and private sectors in Hungary and the EU, and many have gone on to reach senior levels in industry, academia, and governmental positions, in the EU and overseas. Many take up Ph.D. opportunities and move into research. A number have won national and international awards for their contributions.
For a successful application please follow the steps below:
In case the BSc degree was obtained from the training field of Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences; Earth Science Engineering; or Environmental Engineering; enrollment into the master's degree program is conditional.
Full credit value counting. No extra credit is needed.
The minimum number of credits required to enter the Master's program is 65 credits from the listed area below:
- at least 15 credits from Natural Science subjects (i.e. physics, chemistry, biology);
- at least 50 credits from Earth Science subjects (i.e. mineralogy, petrology, physical geology, paleontology, meteorology, etc.)
If the applicant could not collect the minimum 65 credits, it is required for the applicant to have at least 40 credits in the above-listed areas. The missing 25 credits must be obtained and completed during the master's studies as specified in the Code of Studies and Examinations of the University of Pécs.
After you have submitted/uploaded all the required documents, a professor from the IGES will contact you to suggest a date for a Skype interview.
Typical questions that can come up during the interviews: