University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

Geological Sciences

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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:College of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:There are excellent teaching and research facilities for geology and geophysics, graduate programs in Geology, Geophysics, Environmental Earth Science, and Paleobiology. In order to promote opportunities for research, the department maintains close ties with other science and engineering departments, the National Water Research Institute, the Saskatchewan Research Council, the Saskatchewan Geological Survey, and various resource and exploration companies.
URL:Geological Sciences at University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research
Areas of Research:Geochemistry; mineralogy; igneous and metamorphic petrology; mineral deposits; sedimentology; structural geology; paleontology (including invertebrate and vertebrate paleontology, ichnology, palynology and palaeobotany); stratigraphy; history of geology; applied geophysics (including seismology and gravity and electrical methods); hydrogeology; environmental geology.
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologists

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.

    Applicants must hold a M.Sc. A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. coursework required in Master's program).

    * 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 21, 2012