Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Architecture
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Find a life-long career in the mineral exploration industry, government, or consulting agencies, or seek further studies at the M.Sc. and PhD levels. Take advantage of small class sizes that provide an open learning environment. Take part in national and international field trips, mining conferences, and geological talks organized by the student clubs.

Optionally, get hands-on experience with the co-op program, integrating regular classroom studies with 3 staged summer work terms (regional mapping, surface mapping, and underground mapping) and complimentary knowledge modules (technical writing, mineral exploration economics, mining methods and ore reserve calculation techniques, views and issues related to aboriginal people, exploration methodology).
URL:Earth Sciences at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,473
International: $22,241

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

Either 2 sciences or 1 science + 1 math Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* 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 November 22, 2017