This research based Geological Sciences MSc program at University of Saskatchewan allows you to pursue a degree in one of the following fields of geological sciences:
- paleontology, paleobiology and paleobotany
- mineralogy, petrology and ore geology
- structural geology and tectonics
- sedimentology and stratigraphy
While studying in the Department of Geological Sciences, you will have access to world class facilities to support your research including:
- Saskatchewan Isotope Laboratory
- Electron Microprobe Laboratory
- X-ray Diffraction Laboratory
- Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry Laboratories
- Electronic Paramagnetic Resonance Laboratory
- Hydrothermal Mineralogy and Geochemistry Laboratory
- Global Geochronology and Lithostratigraphy Database
- Advanced computing facilities
You will also have access to other world class facilities housed at the University of Saskatchewan including:
- Canadian Light Source – Canada’s only synchrotron
- Saskatchewan Structural Sciences Centre
- Advanced (electron) microscopy facilities
- Isotope geology; Mineral deposits; Precambrian Geology; Trans-Hudson Orogen; base metals; lithogeochemistry; petrology; precious metals; rare earth elements; uranium
- Canada; climate change; conifer; paleobotany
- Ediacaran; Ichnology; Neogene; Paleobiology; Sedimentology; paleontology; stratigraphy
- Applied Geophysics; Compaction; Geophysics; Mantle; Numerical modelling; Porous; Tektite
- Southern Africa; exploratory data analysis; geochemical; geotectonic; hydrochemistry; isotope
- Disease; health; mercury; metals; spectroscopy; toxicology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent)in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
International6730 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
National4260 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Saskatoon
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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