M.Sc. On Campus

Earth Sciences

St. Francis Xavier University (StFX)

18 months
5835 CAD/year
5835 CAD/year
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At Earth Sciences from St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) students have a peer group and take common courses, yet also have the close collaborative relationship with their supervisors that is characteristic of small universities. 

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Students at Earth Sciences from St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) benefit outside their courses from this one-on-one contact with their supervisors, in a cutting edge research setting.  


Earth Sciences at StFX will prepare you for graduate studies as well as a wide range of careers in geology, climatology, oceanography, environmental science, resources exploration and development, government, industry and financial institutions, where geological knowledge is vital for investments and economic planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tectonic
  • Structural Geology
  • Climate
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Paleontology
  • Environment and Energy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with the equivalent of an undergraduate major (36 credits) normally in the same field of study; 
    • An overall average of 70 (B) or higher in the bachelor’s program. 

Tuition Fee

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    5835 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5835 CAD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    5835 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5835 CAD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Antigonish

1080 - 1710 CAD /month
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