B.Sc. On Campus

Geological Sciences (Hons)

Queen's University

48 months
48600 CAD/year
6182 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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At Geological Sciences (Hons) from Queen's University you will learn in a variety of ways. Many courses involve laboratory and field work in a small group setting. Second and upper year courses include several extended field trips.


Geological Sciences (Hons) from Queen's University is an intensive course of study in one discipline, with approximately half of your courses within the discipline with room for an optional minor in any other Arts and Science discipline.


  • Agricultural sciences
  • Architecture
  • Business administration and management
  • Community relations for the extractive industries
  • Contaminant remediation
  • Ecology
  • Environmental conservation and management
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Geomatics
  • Geophysics
  • International development
  • Landscape architecture
  • Law

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Engineering Modules 
  • Gemstones: Their Art, History and Science 
  • The Dynamic Earth 
  • Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards 
  • The History of Life 
  • The Earth's Physical Environment 
  • Design course 
  • Oceanography 
  • Geological Field Methods 
  • Mineralogy 
  • Igneous and Metamorphic 
  • Surficial Processes, Sedimentation and Stratigraphy 
  • Geophysical Characteristics of the Earth 
  • Geological Aspects of Mineral Deposits 
  • Physics of the Earth 
  • Earth Systems Engineering

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
  • High school transcript is just one piece of information we use when making an admission decision.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48600 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24300 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    6182 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3091 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1015 - 1615 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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