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.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.


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 Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2019 January October 1, 2018 Apply
Summer 2019 May February 1, 2019 Apply
Fall 2019 September June 1, 2019 Apply
Winter 2020 January October 1, 2019 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2019 May October 1, 2018 Apply
Fall 2019 September February 1, 2019 Apply
Winter 2020 January June 1, 2019 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 Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2019 January October 1, 2018 Apply
Summer 2019 May February 1, 2019 Apply
Fall 2019 September June 1, 2019 Apply
Winter 2020 January October 1, 2019 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2019 May October 1, 2018 Apply
Fall 2019 September February 1, 2019 Apply
Winter 2020 January June 1, 2019 Apply

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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.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2019 January October 1, 2018 Apply
Summer 2019 May February 1, 2019 Apply
Fall 2019 September June 1, 2019 Apply
Winter 2020 January October 1, 2019 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2019 May November 1, 2018 Apply
Fall 2019 September March 1, 2019 Apply
Winter 2020 January July 1, 2019 Apply

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Notes

*The name of your preferred supervisor is required at time of application

*Applicants should submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.
 


Course Listings


Department Website


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University of Manitoba
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e: Riddell.Graduate@umanitoba.ca