Geological Sciences

University of Manitoba

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
11325 CAD/year
5147 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba is recognized worldwide as one of Canada's leading geoscience departments. 


Our faculty members have garnered numerous university, national, and international awards in recognition of their research contributions, excellence in teaching, outreach activities, and commitment to the geoscientific community. This master degree in Geological Sciences is available at the University of Manitoba. 

The Department houses research laboratories with state of the art equipment estimated in excess of $11 million, purchased in large part through funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) program. New graduate students enter a vibrant scientific culture and find themselves in a Department with a strong sense of identity and community


A number of the university's programs hold accreditation by provincial, Canadian and/or international professional accreditation bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Earth Systems of Central Canada 
  • Geophysics of the Earth's Crust and Mantle 
  • Quaternary Geology 
  • Remote Sensing in the Earth and Planetary Sciences 
  • Advanced Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry 
  • Advanced Seismology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree. Contact the Department for further information.
  • Statement of Funding
  • Statement of Intent
  • GRE (Optional)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11325 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5147 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5147 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Geological Sciences
University of Manitoba


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