Admission requirements:
Prerequisites and additional requirements:

The candidates should have general knowledge in the natural sciences and the skills to use it in their work and life with the legal and ethical principles. The candidates should understand and analyze the processes that take place in nature, and the human impact on the environment. They should know the basic technological issues relevant to geophysics and they should regard the principles of sustainable development. The candidates should have the skills that allow them active participation in the team work, perform the assigned tasks, and using of professional literature. They should have the ability to conduct laboratory and field work and organize safe and efficient operating positions of such work. They also should demonstrate knowledge of English at level B2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Admission requirements:

Rekrutacja jest prowadzona zgodnie z Uchwałą nr 72/2014 Senatu AGH – w sprawie warunków i trybu rekrutacji na pierwszy rok studiów pierwszego i drugiego stopnia w roku akademickim 2015/2016

Minimum limit of students:


General degree program characteristic:
Faculty of:
Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Type of study:
Full-time studies
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Education area:
Nauk przyrodniczych
Vocational degree obtained by the graduate:
Master of Engineering
Duration of degree programme (No. of semesters):
Study cycle beginning date:
Spring Semester
Number of ECTS credits required for qualification (vocational degree):
Fields of science relating to expected learning outcomes:
Scientific disciplines relating to expected learning outcomes:
Field of study relationship with university development strategy and mission:

The mission of the AGH University Science and Technology in Krakow involves educating students in the fields of critical importance to the economy based on knowledge, which are essential for a dynamic and sustainable development of the country and Europe. This strategy is to continually improve the level of education, while adapting it to the current requirements of the labor market. The directions of critical importance to the economy include the direction of Geophysics. This branch of science deals with, inter alia, engineering projects aimed at prospecting deposits, geological environment monitoring, geotechnical testing ground conditions as well as the study of mass movements.

Specialty name:
Applied Geophysics

Rules for study structure (study requirements)

Admissible ECTS credit deficit:


Control semesters:
Requirements for semester registration:

In order to obtain registration for the next semester, the credit book should be submitted to Dean’s office on the date specified by the Dean. In accordance with the § 17 paragraph 8 of the AGH Study Regulation, there is acceptable point deficit of ECTS points that is specified in § 17. paragraph 9 of the AGH Study Regulation. In addition, registration for the second semester is possible when a diploma thesis topic is chosen. Control semester can be completed only if additional requirements which are mentioned in § 7 paragraph 11 of the AGH Study Regulations are met.

Individual degree programmes:


Rules of determining the final grade:

The final evaluation of the II degree of Geophysics study is a weighted average of the following components:
a / assessment of the thesis, which is the arithmetic mean of the thesis issued by the tutor (faculty advisor) and the reviewer (with a weight of 0.2),
b / the average grade of the study, calculated in accordance with the AGH Study Regulations § 14 (with weight 0.6),
c / Master’s final exam grade, as determined by the commission, which is the arithmetic mean of the written final exam Master, Master thesis presentation and answers to questions related to thesis (with a weight of 0.2).

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Diploma procedure requirements:


Additional information: