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School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Science and Technology
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:The BSc Major in Geoscience is a four-year program that will provide students with a broad foundation in the geosciences, drawing upon the expertise and experience of the instructors within the Earth Science and Geography departments at VIU. The program will provide students with an understanding of core geoscience concepts such as the scientific method, Earth systems, the age of Earth, water cycling on Earth, evolution of life on Earth, natural resources and energy, natural disasters and human impacts on Earth environments. The program will give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge with hands-on activities both in the lab and in the field, and will direct students towards independent research and enquiry. Student will be expected to achieve a high-quality of written and communication skills during their geoscience studies. One of the main themes of the BSc Major is "Environmental Geoscience", as this reflects the expertise of the Earth Science and Geography departments, VIU's location on the west coast of British Columbia, and a demand for this expertise in the job market.
URL:Geoscience at Vancouver Island University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,611
International: $16,680

Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type.): $1,500.00
Scholarships:4
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]
Cost Notes : Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type.): $1,500.00

* 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 December 04, 2020

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