University of New Brunswick - Saint John

Geological Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Applied Science, and Engineering (Saint John Campus)
Degree:Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study:Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Description:Geological engineers merge earth sciences with engineering principles to determine what lies underground. Working primarily in the mining and mineral extraction sectors, geological engineers oversee the stability and safety of mines and of drilling sites, particularly of oil and natural gas wells. This includes: stabilizing the site against landslides and other ecological disasters, protecting groundwater supplies from contamination, and ensuring all work is conducted in an environmentally sustainable way.

The first year of Geological Engineering is offered at UNB Saint John.
URL:Geological Engineering at University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeological Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
One additional course is required.

* 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 13, 2021