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Environmental Geoscience

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Environmental Science
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Description:The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers degree programs in geology (GEO) as well as in environmental geoscience and geology-physics in partnership with the Department of Physics. Research strengths at the department include environmental geosciences, sedimentary systems, natural resources, earth materials and geodynamics.

Geology involves the study of the composition, structure and evolution of the Earth and other planetary bodies. The discipline builds from a basic understanding of physics, chemistry, and often biology, and extends into many specialties like mineralogy, petrology, paleontology, sedimentary systems, environmental geology, economic geology, geochemistry, structural geology and geophysics
URL:Environmental Geoscience at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Course Based:Yes
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,976
International: $38,049
Scholarships:38
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingEnvironmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 82
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 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 

A minimum combined average of 70% is required for all prerequisite courses in science and mathematics.

Students who do not have Calculus and Vectors 4U can take the replacement course at the University either the summer before or during their first term.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 August 21, 2021