Department of Geology, University of Yangon

Address :

Department of Geology, University of Yangon, Kamayut, Yangon, MYANMAR, 11041, Myanmar

Phone No.: 95-1-530509

Contact Person :

Name Salutation Designation Email
Tin Thein Professor
Min Swe Mr. Associate Professor

Organization Description :

The Department of Geology came into existence as a separate entity in the University of Yangon on 1st July 1948. The Department currently offers graduate programmes leading to the MSc, MRes and PhD Degree. Moreover, a post-graduate diploma programme is also offered in co-operation with the Department of Applied Geology. Besides these regular degree programmes, the Department introduced a certificate/diploma programme in co-ordination with the Centre for Human Resources Development, University of Yangon. 

Other Information :

The Department of Geology has introduced Environmental Geology module in the curriculum for its degree programmes to provide the students basic knowledge on the environmental issues. Moreover, the Department encouraged graduate research work towards geologic approaches for use of natural resources without harming natural environment. Some of the field studies for Masters’ Degree Programme that partly deal with Environmental Geology were initiated, especially in the fields of Applied Geology.