Earth Sciences

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The Department of Earth Sciences at CUI Abbottabad offers a 4-year Bachelor’s degree and 2-years Master’s degree of Earth Sciences with specialization in Geology and Geophysics. The program is designed to address issues of applied geosciences with a focus on natural resources, geological hazards, engineering and environmental geology. Specialization in Petroleum Geology, Sedimentology, Structural Geology, Tectonics, Neotectonics, Mineralogy, Petrology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Geology, Economic Geology, Engineering Geology, Applied Geophysics, and Geochemistry is available.  

The unique geographic location of the Department in Abbottabad provides you an opportunity to learn about the geological processes in a real-time active mountainous setting.  As an Earth Scientist, you may be involved in search of hydrocarbons, minerals, and water resources.  You may also be engaged in the remediation of environmental hazards, and prevention and/or prediction of natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, erosion and floods. A good reason to choose Earth Sciences as an academic program in Abbottabad is the opportunity it provides for outdoor academic learning and research that combines fieldwork with the latest in technology for studies related to the earth on which we live.