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, 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

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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, 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

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Pre-Master's

Applicants to the M.Sc. program whose academic standing qualifies them for graduate work, but whose previous education did not include topics essential to the area of research they wish to pursue, may be offered the opportunity to remedy these deficiencies during a 1-year Pre-Master’s program of study. The Pre-Master’s program will normally include a minimum of 18 credit hours. Please follow the application procedures for the M.Sc.

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree. Contact the Department for further information.
  • Statement of Funding
  • Statement of Intent
  • GRE (Optional)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

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Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2020 May February 1, 2020 Apply
Fall 2020 September June 1, 2020 Apply
Winter 2021 January October 1, 2020 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2020 September February 1, 2020 Apply
Winter 2021 January June 1, 2020 Apply
Summer 2021 May October 1, 2020 Not Open Yet

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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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