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SchoolLakehead University - Thunder Bay
LocationThunder Bay, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 5,950
Full-time Graduate: 1,000
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70% to 100%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesCompletion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, 1 Credit in Grade 12 U Math, and 4 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits
Cost
National: $7,446

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Scholarships3 scholarship(s)
DescriptionGeology is a qualitative science that combines elements of physics, chemistry, biology and other sciences to study the Earth, the processes that make up the Earth, and the history of our planet. As a student in the program you will: Examine rocks, minerals, and sediment, Study environmental hazards, Explore elements that make up the planets and moons in our solar system, and learn much more about our Earth's 4.5 billion-year history. Our location amidst the Canadian Shield functions as an outdoor lab and classroom. Our faculty regularly holds classes outside and organizes field trips and extended field schools to take advantage of the superior environment and give you practical training that is highly valued by the industry from day one. Our faculty collaborates with industry, government, and other academics with research covering the spectrum, from pure to applied science. This breadth of expertise and course content can meet the interests of any student in the program. Our program is designed to ensure that you will have the necessary courses to register as a Professional Geologist with APGO, which is required to work as a geologist in Ontario. This experience makes our students highly employable post-graduation.
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