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 Geological Engineering
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SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 33,000
Full-time Graduate: 4,700
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length5 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*86% to 100%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Prerequisites Notes70% is required for each of the prerequisites.
Cost
National: $18,253
International: $48,177
Scholarships76 scholarship(s)
DescriptionGeological Engineers study the origins and properties of earth materials, and learn how to predict the behaviours of these materials. This information is used to design structures in or on soil and rock, design mineral extraction processes in mining and petroleum engineering, explore for and protect groundwater sources, plan and design transportation routes, and so on.

Students can choose to specialize in either Geomechanics or Hydrogeology.
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