University of Alberta


Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Geology is the study of the planet Earth - the materials of which it is made, the processes which affect these materials, and the origin and evolution of life. Once you have completed either the Honors or Specialization degree you will have the required course work to qualify for registration with APEGGA, the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta, which regulates the practice of these professions in Alberta.

The career opportunities open to you as a geology graduate include employment with companies engaged in exploration for, and production of hydrocarbons, metallic and non-metallic minerals, coal, and diamonds. In addition, you might find employment in government agencies, companies engaged in engineering and environmental projects, and universities. U of A geology graduates can be found among the top executives of major hydrocarbon and mining companies, provincial and federal geological surveys, and professors in major universities around the world.
URL:Geology at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,034

* 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 July 20, 2014