Earth Sciences

University of Toronto

Master On Campus
36 months
23770 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Earth Sciences program of University of Toronto accepts students for advanced degrees in a broad range of topics in the Earth Sciences.


During the Earth Sciences program of University of Toronto students perform a two-year, focused research project in a broad range of topics in the earth sciences. Students may also undertake studies in interdisciplinary areas by arrangement with other departments such as Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, and the School of the Environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminars in Earth Sciences 
  • Mineralogy 
  • Basin Analysis 
  • Paleoecological Assessment of Environmental Change 
  • petrology 
  • Remote Sensing of Earth and the Terrestrial Planets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year BSc or BASc degree, or its equivalent, from a recognized university.
  • High academic standing, equivalent to a B or higher (equivalent to a 3.0 on a 4-point scale) at the University of Toronto, normally demonstrated by the average grade in the final two years.
  • The department has no formal foreign language requirements. Students proceeding by thesis to any degree are expected to become familiar with the literature of their subjects, in whatever language it is written.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23770 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6210 CAD per year and a duration of 36 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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Earth Sciences
University of Toronto