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Ocean and Climate Physics

Subjects: Ocean and Climate Physics,Ocean Physics,Climate Physics,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
332 EUR

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

Course description

Physical oceanography is crucial for tackling interdisciplinary questions in climate research and marine ecosystem studies. The master's degree program at the University of Hamburg's Institute of Oceanography equips students with deep knowledge and practical skills in ocean dynamics, ocean-climate system interaction, interdisciplinary qualifications, and scientific work. As part of the university's climate campus, the institute provides an ideal environment for research-focused studies. Students benefit from excellent supervision and a wide range of elective subjects, ensuring a comprehensive and enriching educational experience.

Program Information

Study Location Hamburg
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 332 EUR
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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Prior to commencing their studies, all applicants who completed their first degree at a non-German-language institution must provide proof of sufficient German language skills. This applies both to German-language and bilingual German / English-language master's degree programs. The page German language proficiency contains information about which German language certificates are accepted. Applicants who have a foreign university degree but who have acquired their higher education entry qualification (e.g., Abitur) at a German-language institution can simply submit this qualification (i.e., the transcript of records for the Abitur).

Qualification Requirements

a bachelor’s degree in geophysics or oceanography from Universität Hamburg or a comparable degree from another university OR a bachelor’s degree in another mathematics or physics subject comparable to the curriculum of the consecutive bachelor’s degree in geophysics/oceanography

Document Requirements

Copy of first university degree (e.g. BSc in Geophysics/Physical Oceanography from Universität Hamburg or equivalent degree with at least 90 CP in mathematical-physical courses) or confirmation of forthcoming degree. Current transcript of records (including GPA) is always required. • Letter of application indicating the reasons for your study request, especially as regards your interest in the subject as well as in a scientific further training • Short curriculum vitae including professional experience or internships (if any) which are relevant for the MSc-course • Confirmation about sufficient English language skills to follow scientific lectures, to give presentations and take examinations in English, and to write an English master thesis. (This confirmation can be based on your own assessment.)

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