University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Geological Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Description:Geological Engineers explore, protect, and responsibly develop the Earth’s water, mineral, and energy resources. They also ensure that engineering structures are designed for long-term stability and safety, taking geological conditions and hazards into account.

UNB offers the only geological engineering program in Atlantic Canada. As a joint initiative from the Department of Earth Sciences and the Department of Civil Engineering, your degree will focus on one of the three specialized learning streams: geoenvironmental, geotechnical, and mineral resources. Students complete three field schools as part of their degree. They may also participate in two subsidized field trips to international destinations of outstanding geological significance. Students complete a design course in each year of their degree, culminating with a full-year team design project. Students may also enroll in the Engineering Co-op Program as part of their degree.
URL:Geological Engineering at University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,301

The co-op fee is $730.00 per work term.
Scholarships:25
Careers:Geological Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

An additional course is also required.

* 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 September 08, 2017

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