MSc in Geoscience at University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) 2 Years
Denmark Full Time
Master (2 years) of Science in Geology-Geoscience Onsite

An MSc in Geology gives you a world of opportunities for employment with many interesting and different socially relevant assignments in Denmark and abroad. Most types of jobs involve fieldwork, analyses, and the dissemination of findings.

Public sector jobs are typically in regional/municipal/public authorities, government research institutes like the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Risø National Laboratory, and the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI), or at universities and other institutions of higher education. In industry, jobs are spread out across many different sectors.

The largest private-sector job sources are oil companies, construction companies, and consulting engineering firms.

An increasing number of geologists from Denmark find work abroad in connection with environmental development work and consulting in the mining and oil industries and at universities and other research institutions.


There is no tuition fee for full-time degree students from the EU, EEA, or Switzerland. Students within an exchange program are not required to pay tuition.

Further Information

Read more about the MSc program in Geology-Geoscience at the University of Copenhagen and student life at the Faculty of Science (SCIENCE) at the University of Copenhagen.

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Course Details:

Geology is the science of the origins, composition and evolution of the Earth over 5 billion years, and the processes that change the Earth and form the foundation for our existence

As a graduate student in geology and geoscience, you will combine geological science with new knowledge and new methods within areas such as biology, physics, chemistry, nanotechnology, ecology, climatology and archaeology to build a holistic picture of the Earth’s structure and evolution, providing you with an overview of our natural conditions of life.

You can choose between six tracks, or specialisations: Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology; Geological Applied Geophysics; Geomorphology; Palaeoclimate; Sedimentary Basin Studies, and Water Resources.

Enrollment Requirements:

Read about admission requirements and prioritisation criteria. 

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Costs/Tuition Fees:

7300 EUR

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About the University/Institution:

The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) has four campus areas located in Denmark’s capital city. The University is the largest educational institution in Denmark and consists of eight faculties that combined offer over 200 academic programs for study in health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and theology.

Application Deadline:

Application date: Mar 01
Start date: Sep 01
Application date: Jan 15
Start date: Sep 01

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