B.Sc. On Campus

Geology (Hons)

University of Ottawa

48 months
36160 CAD/year
6088 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Geology (Hons) from University of Ottawa introduces you to a modern, dynamic and diverse science that involves investigating the composition and evolution of Earth and other planetary bodies.Geologists and Earth scientists study the Earth, including its chemical, physical and biological evolution.


Geology (Hons) from University of Ottawa teaches students how to analyze Earth materials, probe the Earth from surface to core and model the processes that produced and shape its oceans and continents.

Students at Geology (Hons) from University of Ottawa will:

  • investigate resources (water, metals, minerals, petroleum), hazards (earthquakes, tsunamis, eruptions, landslides) and a variety of geological environments.
  • have field-based learning with theoretical and analytical investigations directly relevant to the needs of society. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organismal Biology
  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Earth Systems
  • Earth Materials
  • Calculus for the Life Sciences 
  • Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), by completing form 105.
  • Declare all your current and previous postsecondary studies
  • Pay the application fees
  • Must submit your official transcripts with final grades.
  • Official transcripts must be printed and stamped with an official seal and sent by the issuing institution. 
  • Depending on your academic background and intended program, you might have to submit other documents to complete your application, such as a resumé or cover letter.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36160 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18080 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    6088 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3044 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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