Master of Quaternary and Climate Studies Degree

M.Sc. program with Arctic-related coursework and thesis research

The Climate Change Institute offers a Master’s of Science degree in Quaternary and Climate Studies. The M.Sc. program provides students with training in the archaeology, biology, climatology and/or geology of the Quarternary Period and contributes to an appreciation of the interaction of these fields towards a better understanding of Quaternary paleoclimatology, paleoecology, and prehistoric archaeology. Many of the courses pertinent to the Quaternary Period are listed under offerings by cooperating departments. Graduate thesis credits are arranged by the staff.

Credit Requirements: A minimum of 30 credits

  • A minimum of 24 class credits
  • A minimum of 6 thesis credits

The exemplary timeline to fulfill program requirements is 4 semesters.

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionClimate Change Institute - University of Maine
Fields of studyHumanities (broad programmes)Social and behavioural science (broad programmes)Life science (broad programmes)Physical science (broad programmes)
Tagsclimatepaleoclimatequaternary
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