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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:This program provides a rigorous foundation in the fundamental earth science subjects and in the advanced subjects relevant to exploration for energy resources, industrial and ore minerals, and to environmental geosciences. The program meets the academic requirements shared by the professional orders for geologists and environmental geoscientists in most Canadian provinces.It also offers students the opportunity to take courses or acquire experience in areas of current research. It is a path to a wide range of careers in industry, teaching and research in earth sciences.
URL:Geology at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*92

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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Fran├žais  or  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have Biology - NYA (00UK); Chemistry - NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM); Mathematics - NYA, NYB, NYC (00UN, 00UP, 00UQ); Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* 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 17, 2021