Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Earth Sciences (HBSc)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Architecture
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Enter into an exciting and flexible career as a professional geoscientist exploring 4.5 billion years of Earth's history, to discover how, why, and when our planet came to be the way it is. Understand your existence in the context of deep time and the Earth’s evolution, including tectonics, biological evolution, and geochemical systems at the Harquail School of Earth Sciences.

Learn about environmental geoscience, geophysics, economic geology, geochemistry, oceanography, mineralogy, volcanology, sedimentology, and hydrogeology. Students with an interest in earth sciences and environmental sciences can enter into the Environmental Geoscience program to study environmental interactions between geology, biology, and hydrology.
URL:Earth Sciences (HBSc) at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,602

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

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.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have: 1 grade 12 English U/M course, 1 grade 12 4U Advanced Functions, 1 grade 12 U/M Science course, 1 additional grade 12 U/M Math or Science course, 2 other grade 12 U/M courses, and a minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]

* 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 April 15, 2019