Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

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Geology (M.Sc. - Thesis)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Break into a growing industry in the geosciences, and tackle some of the most important questions in geology today. Geology is the study of the Earth and how it is affected by some of society's most important demands, such as finding ore resources, resource conservation, management of natural hazards, and environmental remediation.
URL:Geology (M.Sc. - Thesis) at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,582

Cost per year is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Careers:GeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Application Notes : For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee's discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Entrance to the MSc. in Geology - Thesis-based option requires a B.Sc. Honours degree with a minimum B average. Note that students in this program cannot transfer into the Mineral exploration one-year option.

* 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 15, 2022