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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Earth Sciences – Geophysics

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Earth Sciences – Geophysics

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $19,500 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 01-October-2022 2022-10-01
Summer-May 01-March-2023 2023-03-01
Fall-September 01-March-2023 2023-03-01

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Earth Sciences – Geophysics

The earth sciences at Manitoba university deal with the history of the Earth and its life, especially the history recorded in rocks. 

The Department of Earth Sciences gives students the theoretical and instrumental expertise needed to tackle many resource extraction, mineral processing and environmental problems.

In addition to providing training in the application of physics and mathematics to study of the Earth, a geophysics degree provides a basic foundation in geological techniques.

The university organizes optional geological field trips every two to three years to locations such as the Colorado Plateau and the Rocky Mountains.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$28,704

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,960
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,204
Tuition 1 person $19,500

Hourly wage

Min wage

11.95 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts and course information from previous studies
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • A personal statement about your goals for the program
  • A portfolio of your previous work
  • An audition or interview (If required)
  • VISA and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Manitoba (UM) offers the full-time Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

If the student does not meet the English Language Proficiency requirement for their program of interest, the student can take advantage of this program to obtain the Academic English language skills needed to complete a degree.

If you have already achieved one of these minimum test scores, you may be eligible to enter Level 5 of the IAEP directly:

  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System Indicator (IELTS Indicator) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications
  • Minimum 16 in each component and 70 overall on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • 3.5 Listening, 3.5 Reading and 3.5 Writing in the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST)*
  • 50 or higher in the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • Duolingo English Test (95 and above) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications

Academic background and requirement

An equivalent minimum average of 70% over the following senior level courses, with no less than 60% in each course: • English • Pre-Calculus Mathematics • Physics • One of Biology, Chemistry, or Computer Science 

Career opportunities

  • Soil conservation service.
  • Geological surveys.
  • Mining and quarrying companies.
  • Petroleum and natural gas companies.
  • State departments of water resources, conservation, transportation, energy.

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