Ph.D. Programs


Program Introduction

Geology is a program that studies material compositions, internal structure and external features of earth, mutual interactions between earths and the history of the evolution of earth. PhD students in Geology should grasp basic theories firmly and comprehensively. They should have systematic and specialized knowledge, broad scientific horizon, academic innovating ability, and be able to undertake scientific research work independently and solve problems relevant to the discipline; to make innovations in science and engineering technology.

Program Overview

Core Courses:Molecular Organic Geochemistry, Tectonism and Sedimentation in Sedimentary Basin, Modern Theory of Petroleum Accumulation, Modern Technology and Method of Instrumental Analysis

Teaching Languages:Chinese, English

Tuition:36000 RMB/Year

Course Start Date:September

Course Duration:Four Years

Application Deadline:May 30th

Research Areas

Sedimentology and Paleogeography

Petrology and Reservoir Geology

Sequence Stratigraphy and Logging Geology

Organic Geochemistry

Regional Structure and Basin Analysis

Environmental Geology and Geochemistry

Oil Region Structural Analysis

Fossil Energy Formation and Enrichment Mechanism


Application Requirements:
 1. Not a citizen of The Peoples Republic of China, in good health and No Criminal Record.
 2. GPA≧3.0/5.0
 3. Chinese taught programs: HSK 5 (180 or above)
 English taught programs: IELTS≧6.5 or TOEFL≧80 points or TOEFL Essentials≥9, (DI Code: C806) for non native speakers of English.
 A certificate which can prove you have been taught in English during your previous study for more than two years is also acceptable.

Application Materials:
 1. Scanned copies of all China visa pages and China entry and exit record pages
 2. Notarized copies of your Highest level Degree certificates and transcripts
3. Soft copy of passport photo with white background, photo size 480x720, JPG format  
4. Non criminal record
 5. Physical Examination Form (With all laboratory and X-ray reports) taken not more than six months prior to admission
 6. Study plan (Proposal) &CV
 7. 2 Recommendation letters  (From an associate professor and above, Or Senior Professional in your field of study for postgraduate students)
 8. Acceptance letter from your supervisor

Geology -- Basic Information

Geology -- Application Guide