Western University

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Program Information

School:Western University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Creativity is the essence of Science at Western. Engage your intellectual curiosity to recognize the deeper patterns formed from observations, experimentation, facts and probabilities.

Earth Sciences (Geology, Geophysics, Environmental Geoscience) is the study of the history, structure and dynamics of planet Earth. Studies in Earth Sciences include: the origin of the Earth and its evolution; the nature of minerals and rocks; volcanoes and earthquakes; the origin of the oceans, atmosphere and changing climate; the origin and evolution of life; plate tectonics and the drift of the continents; the creation of mineral, oil and gas deposits and methods of exploration; the movement of groundwater and contaminants.

The Faculty of Science offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. Please see website for more information.
URL:Earth Sciences at Western University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,953
International: $28,741
Scholarships:8
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 86
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Math of Data Management (MDM4U), Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U), Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U), Computer and Information Science (ICS4U). 1

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 October 04, 2017

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