University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

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Soil Science

University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty:College of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,698


The Department of Soil Science and the Saskatchewan Centre for Soil Research provide research opportunities in the following fields: soil mineralogy, genesis and micro-pedology, landscape-scale soil processes, soil microbiology, dynamics of soil organic constituents, soil fertility-plant nutrition, soil-plant-water relationships, soil structure, physical chemistry of soil solutions and inorganic soil constituents, soil biochemistry, interrelationships of soil and the environment. Research is conducted on agricultural, forested, disturbed and undisturbed soils.


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.
    M.Sc. in Soil Science or close allied discipline with a cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. coursework required in Master's program).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 11, 2022