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Degree

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

master

Degree

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $4,833 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Spring-May 15-January-2021 2021-01-15
Fall-September 15-January-2021 2021-01-15

Overview

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

Act now and contribute to climate change mitigation. This MSc project will study the CO2 sequestering ability of ultramafic rocks that have been serpentinized. This project is in collaboration with NALCOR and is funded by the Canadian Government. This project will require field work in remote areas of Newfoundland, laboratory experiments, as well as analytical analyses. I am looking for a student with the followingqualifications:•expertise in aqueous and hard rock geochemistry•field work experience•experience writing scientific documents (e.g., an undergraduate thesis)•a competitive GPA ,as the student will need to secure Memorial’s SGS Baseline funding•GIS experience is a benefit, but not requiredAdmission into a Master's degree program in Earth Sciences (Geology) and Earth Sciences (Geophysics) is restricted to candidates holding at least a B.Sc. degree with second class Honours. When circumstances warrant, this requirement may be waived by the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department. The candidate will be assigned a multi-member supervisory committee. This committee shall consist of the Supervisor and at least one other member.Within two weeks of registration in the M.Sc. Degree program, a candidate will meet with his/her supervisory committee.Within six months, the student and the supervisory committee will agree on a written thesis proposal outlining the objectives, methods, timetable and funding for the project, and provide the proposal (signed by the student and supervisory committee) to the Head for inclusion in the student's file.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$6,780

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $1,947
Tuition 1 person $4,833

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.70 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

Official transcript(s)
Two (2) letters of appraisal
Non-refundable application fee
Proof of English proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

80
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PTE

58
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Students who have completed secondary schooling, an undergraduate program, or a graduate program at a recognized institution where the language of instruction is English will normally not require an English proficiency test. If the institution is located outside of Canada and/or the language of instruction is not clearly indicated on the official transcript, applicants are advised to provide a letter from their university stating the language of instruction.

Academic background and requirement

Admission into a Master's Degree program in Earth Sciences (Geology) and Earth Sciences (Geophysics) is restricted to students holding at least a B.Sc. Degree with second class Honours. When circumstances warrant, this requirement may be waived by the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department. Admission is limited and competitive. To be considered for admission an applicant will normally hold at least a high second class Honours Degree, or an M.D. Degree, or the equivalent of either, both in achievement and depth of study, from an institution recognized by the Senate, and shall have knowledge of the proposed field of specialization satisfactory to the Dean.

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