St. Francis Xavier University

Earth Sciences

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Program Information

School:St. Francis Xavier University
Faculty:Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Through hands-on learning in the classroom and field, in the StFX Earth Sciences Department, will help you follow your passion to learn about the natural processes that have shaped Earth’s evolution for over 4.6 billion years, and continues to influences its modern environment.

Earth sciences uses physical, chemical, biological, and mathematical methods to study the Earth’s materials, behaviour, history and environment.
URL:Earth Sciences at St. Francis Xavier University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,436
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry 

For high school graduates, the minimum requirements include an average of 70% in Grade 12, with no marks below 65% in each of the required subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : Students whose first language is not English are normally required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Please see website for more details.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    * 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 May 03, 2021