Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Geology (M.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:The primary function of our M.Sc. program is to prepare young scientists for independent research, through the formulation of a research problem, the collection of data, development of analytical methods, review of literature, to writing of the final thesis. This process is the principal means by which our students learn the process of research. Learning through independent investigation is supplemented by instruction in a variety of graduate courses that may include formal lectures and laboratories, and various projects, research papers and seminars.
URL:Geology (M.Sc.) at Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research:Environmental Geochemistry and Hydrogeology; Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry/Paleontology; Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
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.

    Admission Requirements: ▪ Four-year degree in science, engineering, math, computer science, geography, or a related discipline from an accredited university. ▪ Achieved at least a 70% average over the last two years of the Bachelor's degree. An average of 78% over the last two years of the Bachelor's degree is necessary to be eligible to receive departmental funding. Note: Equivalent or professional qualifications may be considered based on the standards of the discipline or profession.

    Application Notes : Additional Requirements: ▪ Scans of transcripts from all post-secondary study completed. ▪ A CV or resume. ▪ Statement of Intent for graduate study. ▪ Contact information for three referees, who will be asked to complete confidential letters of reference online.

    * 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 October 03, 2016