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Ruhr University Bochum


Subsurface Engineering

Subjects: Subsurface Engineering

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
360 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Subsurface Engineering stands out as a unique program. It blends knowledge from engineering and geosciences, focusing on subsurface exploration, exploitation, use, and construction. This program offers specializations in Geotechnics and Tunneling, as well as Subsurface Characterization and Utilization. Students dive into subjects like geotechnical engineering, tunneling techniques, and methods for characterizing and utilizing subsurface resources. The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of how to explore and exploit underground spaces effectively. By integrating these disciplines, the program equips students with the skills needed to tackle complex subsurface challenges. Whether you're interested in the stability of underground structures or the efficient use of subsurface resources, this program prepares you for a career at the intersection of engineering and geosciences.

Program Information

Study Location Bochum
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 360 EUR
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IELTS No information
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TOEFL IBT No information

Possible proof of other language skills (English)

Qualification Requirements

sound fundamental knowledge in the areas of natural sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry), mechanics / fluid mechanics and computer science / programming enjoys: will enjoy experimental work in the lab or field, mathematical calculations, computer simulations struggles through: theoretical principles, mathematical equations, calculation methods, programming code This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects ​Civil Engineering Geosciences Graduates from this degree programme frequently work ​in tunnel design, construction and management in geotechnical engineering firms and construction companies in the field of renewable energies in the field of subsurface exploration in the field of exploitation of underground raw materials

Document Requirements

Proof of the passed language test (German) You can find the accepted proof of language proficiency here. Certified copy of degree certificate (original language and a German or English translation) List of subjects and grades Copy of the passport Possible proof of other language skills (English) APS certificate (only for applicants from China, Vietnam or India) Please note collective APS for other universities are not accepted! Essay (only for certain degree programmes)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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