Geological Sciences


Pre-Masters | 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*  
Fall September June 1 Apply
Winter January October 1 Apply
Summer May/June February 1 Apply

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September March 1 Apply
Winter January July 1 Apply
Summer May/June November 1 Apply

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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*  
Fall September June 1 Apply
Winter January October 1 Apply
Summer May/July February 1 Apply

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September March 1 Apply
Winter January July 1 Apply
Summer May/July November 1 Apply

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Pre-Masters

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

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelors degree. Contact the Department for further information.

Department-Specific Documents

  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September July 1 Apply
Winter January November 1 Apply
Summer May/July March 1 Apply

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September April 1 Apply
Winter January August 1 Apply
Summer May/July December 1 Apply

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Notes

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


Course Listings


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