DEPARTMENT OF

Geological Sciences and

Geological Engineering

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Graduate Degree Programs


The department offers the following degree programs:

Master of Science - (M.Sc.)

The program consists of four term-length courses plus a thesis

Master of Science in Engineering - (M.A.Sc.)
The program consists of four term-length courses plus a thesis
Master of Science in Applied Geology - (non research pattern II & III) 

The Master of Science in Applied Geology is a one-year, course-based program leading to enhanced knowledge in mineral exploration/resource geology (Stream A) or geological engineering (Stream B). The program normally commences in September and can be completed by the end of April of the following year.

 

More information can be found here: Master of Science in Applied Geology (Non-Research PATTERN II & III) (PDF, 207KB)

Doctor of Philosophy - (Ph.D) 
In the doctoral program, students are required to pass a comprehensive qualifying examination in the geological sciences. The PhD program can be under the Engineering Council or the Science Council.  The Engineering program consists of four term-length courses plus a thesis. The Science program consists of a thesis only as Science Council does not specify any course requirements, although the supervisor or comprehensive exam committee may specify certain mandatory courses in support of the thesis.