Earth Sciences - Science, Society and Policy, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
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Earth Sciences - Science, Society and Policy

24 months
Duration
18168 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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About

Earth Sciences - Science, Society and Policy from University of Ottawa allows students enrolled in one of the participating master’s programs to specialize in science and innovation policy.

Overview

Earth Sciences - Science, Society and Policy from University of Ottawa aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate the challenges confronting decision-making at the interface of science and policy.  

Students at Earth Sciences - Science, Society and Policy from University of Ottawa will have an opportunity to explore:

  • how evidence is used in decision-making, 
  • how current policies shape the scientific enterprise, 
  • how emerging technologies interact with society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental geoscience
  • Geochemistry 
  • Petrology
  • Geomathematics
  • Geomatics
  • Mineral resources studies
  • Sedimentary systems
  • Tectonics
  • Geophysics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major in earth sciences (or equivalent) with an overall average of a 70 % (B).
    • Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
    • International students must provide proof of financial support: i.e., a stipend provided by a supervisor as well as a combination of awards and/or trust funds.
  • Resume
      • A letter of intent outlining your career goals and proposed research area.
      • 2 Recommendation letters
      • Transcripts 
      • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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