DEPARTMENT OF

Geological Sciences and

Geological Engineering

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Why Choose Geology at Queen's?


  • We are one of Canada's oldest & highest-ranked universities
  • Kingston is home to the highest number of PhDs per capita in Canada
  • Cutting-edge geoscience & geoengineering research
  • World-renowned scientists & research engineers
  • Extensive fieldwork programs on six continents
  • Generous student stipends (Min $18,500/year)
  • State-of-the-art geological analysis labs
  • High tech geochemistry & geophysics labs
  • World class geomechanics computing tools
  • Industry collaboration in many studies
  • Friendly, socially active department