The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Earth & Ocean Sciences

Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Description:Earth and Ocean Sciences offers you the opportunity to combine your interests in physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, computer applications, and the environment. You will study the atmosphere and the solid and liquid earth, using knowledge of the past and present to predict the future of our global system. Specific areas of focus include: Mineral and Fuel Deposits, Crustal and Mantle Processes, Sedimentary Geology and Geobiology, Environmental Geology, Understanding Earth's Physics, Climate, and Paleontology.
URL:Earth & Ocean Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84 to 89

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Geology  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 International Languages 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

One additional approved Grade 12 course is required. Minimum of 70% in English 11 or 12 (or equivalent). Minimum of 67% in Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent). Grade 11 courses listed are required but not included in calculation of admission average.

* 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 August 07, 2015