Curtin University

Master of Philosophy (Geophysics)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This research course provides opportunity for students to carry out advanced research on a specified topic. It is designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop their potential for research, to identify and work towards the solution of a problem.


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • Research topics span a wide range of activities, exploration geophysics being the common denominator. The principles and techniques of exploration geophysics are applied to areas and problems identified by the mineral and petroleum exploration industry. Research and development work culminating in thesis presentation is required in the master degree program.

Standard entry requirements

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Graduates are eligible for membership to The Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (USA) and the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers. The Commonwealth Public Service Board accepts the Master of Science in Geophysics as satisfying its requirements for appointment as a professional geophysicist.

Study pathways

Applications for Credit for Recognised Learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth International: $76,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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