Earth Sciences

University of Windsor

12 months
15100 CAD/year
4786 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Department of Environmental and Earth Sciences at the University of Windsor offers both MSc and PhD degree programs, where we excel in providing innovative approaches to important problems.


We have strong student-faculty relationships, exceptional award-winning faculty and innovative staff. It creates a unifying atmosphere of excellence across all of our faculties to encourage lifelong learning, teaching, research and discovery.

The University of Windsor also ushered in a new era in September 2015 with the opening of classes at the first phase of its downtown campus in the heart of Windsor’s core. The new building—which retains the historic facade of the former Windsor Star newspaper building—houses the School of Social Work and the Centre for Executive and Professional Education.

The second phase of the downtown campus includes the School of Creative Arts, located in the century-old site of the Windsor Armouries and the Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts.

Graduate Programs

The School of the Environment offers programs at the Graduate level (M.Sc. and Ph.D) which are supported by a wide variety of high-quality research facilities. If you are interested in graduate studies in Environmental and Earth Sciences at the University of Windsor, review the faculty research interests and graduate opportunities web page to identify faculty that you would be interested in working with, and to read about specific projects that may be currently available. We recommend that you contact the appropriate faculty member(s) directly for more information since the financial and advisory support of one or more faculty members will be required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crustal Fluids
  • Fluid Flow in Porous Media
  • Numerical Simulation of Subsurface Fluid Migration
  • Sedimentology of Detrital Deposits
  • Advanced Topics in Igneous Petrology and Global Techtonics
  • Advanced Topics in Enviromental Geochemistry
  • Advanced Topics in Sedimentology and Sedimentary Geochemistry
  • Advanced Topics in Geophysics
  • Applied Geophysical Techniques
  • Underground Storage

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (recommended)

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.
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).
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Research Interests and Goals; 
  • An explanation of any communications you have had with faculty members at Windsor;
  • GRE is recommended for students graduating from Universities outside of North America.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4786 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2393 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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