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Degree

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

master

Degree

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $23,504 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 31-December-2021 2021-12-31
Spring-May 30-April-2021 2021-04-30
Fall-September 31-August-2021 2021-08-31

Overview

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

Graduate students in Earth Sciences join a research-intensive environment and undertake work with internationally recognized faculty who contribute to a wide variety of geoscientific fields. The Department of Earth Sciences emphasizes personal and tailored graduate supervision. Research areas include: glacial geology and geomorphology, watershed geochemistry, lichen biomonitoring, marine and terrestrial palynology, isotope carbonate geochemistry, Quaternary geology, structural geology of Earth and Mars, and volcanology/igneous petrology of Earth and Mars. Earth Sciences graduates are prepared for careers responding to the needs of world governments, industries and social structures facing global change.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$31,374

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,264
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,870
Tuition 1 person $23,504

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1. Submit your transcripts as well as the following program specific materials:
2. Three references are required.
3. Interested full time graduate students are encouraged to contact graduate supervisors prior to making formal application to discuss potential
research projects. See the department website for information regarding faculty members
4. A Statement of Research Interest - no more than two pages in length, in which applicants indicate their career aspirations/plans, specific
research interests, and experience relevant to their interests. Also, a potential supervisor should be identified in the statement of interest.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
19
listening
19
writing
19
speaking
19
reading

PTE

60
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Whether you have been conditionally accepted to Brock University for undergraduate or graduate studies or you are looking to improve your English language skills, enrolling in IELP is a great way to strengthen your abilities in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Completion of this program’s highest level (Level 5), satisfies the English language requirement for Brock’s undergraduate and graduate programs that require English Proficiency Test Scores of IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (88) or equivalent.

Academic background and requirement

Successful completion of an Honours Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in Earth Sciences, with a minimum 75% average. Agreement from a faculty advisor to supervise the student is also required for admission to the program. Applicants holding a degree without sufficient concentration in the area of the intended Master's degree may be required to complete additional courses beyond those outlined as required for degree completion.

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