In Acadia University's Master of Science in Geology you will both increase your employability in industry and government, and prepare for further studies in the field. As part of a small, research-focused department, you will primarily be working closely with your supervisor on your research, field work, and thesis. You will also take additional courses to supplement your research and broaden your advanced knowledge in the discipline.
You may apply either directly to a two-year program, or, if applying from a diploma in either Geographic Information Systems or Remote Sensing from the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Centre of Geographic Sciences, you may enter a 16-month accelerated version of the program.
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- Applied geochemistry
- Economic geology
- Environmental earth science
- Igneous petrology
- Metamorphic petrology
- Precambrian environmental evolution
- Quaternary geology
- Regional tectonics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
You MUST have the consent of a potential supervisor BEFORE you initiate your application.
DisciplinesGeology View 37 other Masters in Geology in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.
Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.
Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.
Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.
Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.
International12581 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12581 CAD per year during 24 months.
National6224 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6224 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Halifax
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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