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Geological Sciences

Queen's University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
12927 CAD/year
5773 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering from Queen's University provides opportunities for advanced studies and research in the Earth Sciences. Faculty interests span disciplines in geology, geochemistry and geoengineering often in a multi-disciplinary fashion and including applications to economic and environmental problems.

Overview

With high-tech geochemistry and geophysics labs, geomechanics computing tools, and Queen’s University Facility for Isotope Research lab to work in, our students have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge geoscience and geoengineering research.

 As well, Geological Sciences students are able to work in first-rate facilities with world-renowned scientists and research engineers, and have opportunities to collaborate with industrial leaders and engage in extensive fieldwork on six continents, making our program truly a world-class experience. Students can also collaborate with other departments at Queen’s, including Mining, Environmental Studies, Chemistry and Biology as well as other institutions like RMC.

Career options:

  • Academia: postdoctoral fellowship, professor, college instructor, adjunct teaching position
  • Industry: petroleum technologist, mining advisory position, research, economic geologist, applied geochemist, applied geophysicist, applied mineralogist, financial consultant to mineral exploration, environmental consultant, stock market consultant, field geologist
  • Government: mapping, consultant, research, advisory position, environmental regulator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economic Geology & Mineral Exploration
  • Petrology & Structural Geology
  • Sedimentology, Sedimentary Geochemistry & Paleobiology
  • Geophysics and Geochronology
  • Applied Geoenvironmental Sciences & Geotechnique

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
65

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete application must include official, up-to-date transcripts for all current and previous study the applicant has listed in the Academic Background section of the application.
  • Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript.
  • For applicants to research programs, two current academic recommendations are required from professors under whom the applicant has recently studied. 
  • Two Professional letters of recommendation can be submitted in support of applications to professional graduate programs. 
  • Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12927 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12927 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5773 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5773 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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