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Program Information

School:Saint Mary's University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Geology is the study of the Earth, its components and the processes that affect it. Geologists seek to understand the Earth and its physical, chemical and biological evolution. Geologists can choose from an incredibly diverse range of careers, including mineral and hydrocarbon exploration, engineering and environmental consulting, volcanology, seismology, and other geologic, process-based research. They often divide their time among work in the field, the lab, and the office.

Students in the Honours program complete an Honours project or research project.
URL:Geology at Saint Mary's University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $7,847
National: $9,130
Scholarships:1
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science  

Two additional academic Grade 12 courses are also required.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that you have the English language skills necessary to be successful in Saint Mary’s University degree programs.

* 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 02, 2018