Geological engineers conduct geological and geotechnical studies to assess suitability of locations for civil engineering, mining and oil and gas projects; and plan, design, develop and supervise programs of geological data acquisition and analysis and the preparation of geological engineering reports and recommendations. Geological engineers are employed in consulting engineering companies, electrical utilities, mining and petroleum companies and in government and research and educational institutions. (National Occupational Classification)
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The University of Manitoba does not offer an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering. Technical elective courses in hydrology, groundwater and geotechnical engineering are offered through the department of Civil Engineering. Please view the links below for more information about specialized training programs in North America. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique goals, speak with a Career Consultant.
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Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained Geological Engineers
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Date modified: May 30, 2019