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Overview

The Earth Sciences BSc line offers full 3-year-education in earth sciences. The program provides a general bachelor level education in earth sciences and also offers the possibility to specialize in Geology. It includes introductory modules to Nature sciences, Geology and also Geography. The core of the program is based on the fundamental issues of earth sciences and includes topics in Astronomy, Cartography, Geomorphology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Meteorology, Palaeontology, Paleoclimatology, Remote sensing, Stratigraphy, etc. while a strong regional geographical aspect is also present. The program also includes a variety of human geographical courses.

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Making a 100-point ranking out of the admission requirements. 50 point could be given for the basic previous academic achievement and the other 50 point could be reached for the oral entrance exam.

Contact:
Mr. Roland Pócza
international coordinator
contact@gamma.ttk.pte.hu

Programme structure

1st semester
Biogeography
Meteorology
Astronomical Geography
Cartography and Remote Sensing

2nd semester
Climatology
Mathematical Methods in the Earth Sciences
Geomorphology
Historical Geology and Paleontology
3rd semester
Environmental Audit and Quality Assurance
Paleoclimatology
Digital Mapping
Systematic Mineralogy

4th semester
Soil and Rock Physics
Petrographic Microscopy
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Structural Geology

5th semester
Environmental Geology Basics
Geology of Energy Resources
Geochemistry
Sedimentary Geology

6th semester
Geology of Hungary
Engineering Geology
Geoparks, Geotourism
Economic Geology

Career opportunities

Future Job Opportunities:

IGES Earth Scientists at the University of Pécs have a particularly good track record of securing excellent employment in various businesses, as well as private and public companies, including various water management companies, environmental protection enterprises, national parks, local governments, and in the diverse fields of regional development. The popularity of our students in the job market is partly due to the significant project management skills they develop by undertaking their supported dissertation research.

Also keep in mind that our training focuses on expertise and skills that are adaptable to altered job market demands, with which you may plan your future career in a flexible manner.

Destinations of recent graduates of the Geography and Earth Sciences programs include:

Regional planner at local governments – in the field of regional planner
Project manager – in the field of regional planner
Proposal writer –in the field of regional planner
Ranger at National Parks- in the field of Environmental protection
Hydrologist (Hungarian Water Directorates- in the field of Environmental protection
Waste management expert – in the field of Environmental protection
Urban developer in the field of urban development and property management
Urban planner the field of Urban development and property management
Property manager the field of Urban development and property management
Public utility companies, department of the land register in the field of Geoinformatics
GIS expert (Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Z-GIS at University of Salzburg) in the field of Geoinformatics
Touristic manager in the field of Tourism
Guide in the field of Tourism

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States