Memorial University – St. John’s Campus

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School:Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Earth sciences encompasses all scientific studies related to the structure and development of our planet, whether investigating the composition of rocks or soil on the Earth’s surface, the movement of plates or the properties of material far beneath our feet. Although field work plays an important role in many studies, today’s geoscientist commonly use ocean drilling vessels, satellite imagery, high-precision geochemical and geophysical instruments, and the latest in electronic and laser microscopes.

Memorial University has one of the largest and most diverse Earth sciences departments in Canada. You can choose a comprehensive stream, or specialize in applied geophysics; environmental geoscience; petrology, tectonics and economic geology; or sedimentary basins.
URL:Earth Sciences at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $2,550
National: $3,330

Cost shown is a sample for two semesters of a bachelor's degree.
Scholarships:20
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

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

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

  •   English 
  •   Data Management  or   Advanced Functions  or   Calculus and Vectors 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics 
  •   Social Science  or   International Languages 

You may apply for admission into the Faculty Science by indicating bachelor of science as your program choice on the undergraduate application for admission. Direct entry into the faculty is subject to your meeting the general admission requirements for Memorial University.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58] or DuoLingo [min. 115] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]

* 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 February 17, 2021

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