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M.Sc. On Campus

Geophysics

University of British Columbia

24 months
Duration
8952 CAD/year
5095 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Theoretically, experimentally, and observationally oriented Master of Science (M.Sc.) programs are offered in a number of key areas of geophysics. The Geophysics program is offered by the University of British Columbia.

Overview

The Geophysics program at University of British Columbia was originally a subprogram within the Department of Physics until 1963 when the Department of Geophysics was formed. 

Features

EOAS is the largest and most diverse department of its kind in Canada and, accordingly, geophysics graduate students have unparalleled opportunities for engaging in cutting-edge pure and applied research in both traditional geophysical topics and those that cross disciplinary boundaries. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Solid Earth: A Dynamic Planet
  • Laboratory Exploration of Planet Earth
  • The Fluid Earth: Atmosphere and Ocean
  • The Catastrophic Earth: Natural Disasters
  • Mesozoic Earth: Time of the Dinosaurs
  • Earth's Treasures: Gold and Gems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
    • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
    • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
    • Applicants should browse faculty profiles and indicate in their application who they are interested in working with. However, it is not necessary for applicants to contact faculty members prior to their application.
    • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8952 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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