Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Geology (M.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Studies leading to the degree of Master of Science in Geology normally emphasize the fields of Petrochemistry and Tectonophysics. Petrochemistry is deemed to include: Field and laboratory studies of ore deposits, igneous, metamorphic and lithified sedimentary rocks. Tectonophysics is deemed to include: Field and laboratory studies of structural geology, rock magnetism and basin analysis.

The Department has specializations in the broad areas of petrochemistry and tectonophysics which have included projects in: petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry, structural geology, strain analysis, mapping, tectonics, sedimentation, economic geology, paleomagnetism and experimental rock deformation and strength testing. At least 30% of our MSc students proceed to PhD studies and most have published their research in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Fieldwork has taken place in all parts of Canada, including the high Arctic as well as overseas, e.g., in Cyprus. For a complete list of potential MSc Geology projects, recently completed theses, faculty members and their area of expertise, please visit the program website.
URL:Geology (M.Sc.) at Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,016
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 14, 2012