Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Earth Sciences

Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,176


Graduate students in Earth Sciences join a research-intensive environment and undertake work with internationally recognized faculty who contribute to a wide variety of geoscientific fields. The Department of Earth Sciences emphasizes personal and tailored graduate supervision. Research areas include: glacial geology and geomorphology, watershed geochemistry, lichen biomonitoring, marine and terrestrial palynology, isotope carbonate geochemistry, Quaternary geology, structural geology of Earth and Mars, and volcanology/igneous petrology of Earth and Mars.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Successful completion of an Honours Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in Earth Sciences, with a minimum 75% average. Agreement from a faculty advisor to supervise the student is also required for admission to the program. Applicants holding a degree without sufficient concentration in the area of the intended Master's degree may be required to complete additional courses beyond those outlined as required for degree completion.

* 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 12, 2022