The tradition of academic excellence and the educational vigor of the distinguished University create a stimulating environment for M.Sc study at the Department of Geology, Anna University. The M.Sc. Program prepares students for careers in industries that involve independent scientific investigations. Through a combination of core courses, electives and interaction with faculty and research personnel, the students are provided with a comprehensive education in advanced Applied Geology.

The programme is a four-semester course, spanning over two academic years. The evaluation is based on the credit system on a scale of 10 points. The student has to earn a minimum of 72 credits for the successful completion of the Degree. The intake of students is 30.

The Masters programme is a process, not only of gaining knowledge, but also of becoming a professional. The highlights of the course are the specialized Applied Geology subjects, regular laboratory and field work, seminars and invited lectures, participation in an intensive industrial training and a research project, done as part of the MSc Dissertation.


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