Geological Sciences


Pre-Master's | M.Sc. | Ph.D.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.


Master of Science

The Master of Science program is offered in Geology and in Geophysics, and requires completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours of approved courses, completion of GEOL 7760 Geological Sciences Graduate Seminar and a research project and thesis.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • B.Sc. Honours degree in Geology or Geophysics or a related Honours degree in Geography, Soil Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering Physics, Civil, Geological or Electrical Engineering.
  • Statement of Funding
  • Statement of Intent
  • GRE (Optional)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2017 January October 1, 2016 Apply
Summer 2017 May/July February 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2017 September June 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January October 1, 2017  Not Open Yet

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2017 January July 1, 2016 Apply
Summer 2017 May/July November 1, 2016 Apply
Fall 2017 September March 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January July 1, 2017  Not Open Yet

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. program is offered in Geology and in Geophysics, and requires completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours of approved courses, completion of GEOL 7760 Geological Sciences Graduate Seminar and a research project and thesis.

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Ph.D. applicants must hold a minimum M.Sc. degree in a related field.
  • Statement of Funding
  • Statement of Intent
  • GRE (Optional)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2017 January October 1, 2016 Apply
Summer 2017 May/July February 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2017 September June 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January October 1, 2017  Not Open Yet

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2017 January July 1, 2016 Apply
Summer 2017 May/July November 1, 2016 Apply
Fall 2017 September March 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January July 1, 2017  Not Open Yet

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Pre-Master's

Students with undergraduate course deficiencies may be admitted to the Pre-Master's program to complete the background requirements.

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree. Contact the Department for further information.

Department-Specific Documents

  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2017 January November 1, 2017 Apply
Summer 2017 May/July March 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2017 September July 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January November 1, 2017 Not Open Yet

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2017 January August 1, 2016 Apply
Summer 2017 May/July December 1, 2016 Apply
Fall 2017 September April 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January August 1, 2017  Not Open Yet

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Notes

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.
 


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