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Study Geophysics at Otago



Geophysics is available as a subject of study for the Master of Science (MSc) degree.


See the full list of Geology (GEOL) papers.

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Programme requirements

Master of Science (MSc) in Geophysics

Papers and Thesis
  • GEOL 401  Current Topics and Advanced Methods in Geoscience or (GEOL 402 Advanced Research Methods in Geoscience 1 and GEOL 403 Advanced Research Methods in Geoscience 2)

  • GEOL 495 Master's Thesis Preparation

  • Further 400-level papers worth a total of at least 60 points from GEOL, MATH, PHSI, or SURV

  • Thesis: GEPX 5

    Note: The papers are normally taken before undertaking the thesis.