University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Geological Sciences

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:The department consists of a dynamic group interested in a wide variety of topics in the geological sciences. Research is focused on understanding Earth materials and materials analysis. The department is recognized internationally for minerals research. The department has developed numerous multidisciplinary approaches in the assessment of modern and past surface and near-surface environments, and imaging of deep continental structure and crustal dynamics. Research programs have a significant component of international collaboration and a substantial partnership with industry. To support these research efforts, the department maintains well-equipped state-of-the-art analytical facilities and has ready access to other regional and national facilities outside the department. Students regularly receive NSERC, Commonwealth and University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships.
URL:Geological Sciences at University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $4,177
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Normally, a Master’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in the last two previous years of full time study (60 credit hours) is the minimum requirement for admission to the Ph.D. program. With special recommendation of the department concerned (please see below), applicants with an honours Bachelor’s degree may be considered for entry to Ph.D. study.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference

    * 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 17, 2012

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