Master of Geostatistics

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

2019 Enrolments for this program have been suspended This degree provides theoretical background and intensive practical training in geostatistics with particular emphasis on its relevance to mineral resource evaluation, geological modelling, geotechnical modelling, hydrocarbon reservoir characterisation and the modelling and prediction of environmental variables. It is based on practical applications and a major aim is to equip graduates with the techniques necessary for immediate application to problem-solving in industry and applied science. Delivered through intensive courses, this program can be completed in a year and a half and is designed specifically for people in full-time employment. Core courses are the same for all students, with a focus suiting the individual's specialisation. The project and dissertation is undertaken in one of the following specialisations: Mineral Resource Evaluation, Hydrocarbon Resources and Reservoir Modelling, Environmental Engineering and Groundwater Modelling or Geotechnical Engineering. Intending students should consult the program coordinator early in the year in which they plan to study to check whether particular courses or projects will be available.

Structure

This is a 36-unit program comprising 24 units of coursework and 12 units of project work. Study mode can be traditional or short-course mode. Candidates must have their program of study approved by the postgraduate coordinator or nominee at enrolment.

Subjects

  • Geostatistics

Standard entry requirements

  • A completed Honours degree in a related field
  • Applicants with a completed Bachelors degree in a related field may also be considered

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Terrace International: $63,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Intending students should consult the program coordinator early in the year in which they plan to study to check whether particular courses or projects will be available.

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