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Environmental Geoscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1093 (BCR) St. Catharines, Canada
Environmental Geoscience graduates at Brock University apply their unique understanding of the Earth’s composition, structure and physical processes to protect the environment and predict geologic and hydrologic hazards.
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Overview

New geoscientists, trained in environmental disciplines, are required to meet environmental and resource management challenges. Current trends suggest that in North America, employment in the environmental geoscience disciplines will grow faster than the average for other occupations.

Environmental Geoscience program at Brock University is designed to comply with the educational requirements for licensing as a geoscientist-in-training, the licensing classification that leads to the PGeo designation, established by the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.

Career outcomes

  • Hydrologist (PGeo)
  • Groundwater geologist (PGeo)
  • Environmental geoscientist (PGeo)
  • Environmental consultant
  • Conservation officer/park warden

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    For January start, deadline is two weeks before start of term.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Planet Earth
  • The History of the Earth
  • Introduction to Geospatial Technologies
  • Structural Geology
  • Chemical and Carbonate Sedimentology
  • Quaternary Geology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Senior Secondary school credential appropriate for entry to university in your home country
  • Academically rigorous grade 12 year
  • Minimum B- average (higher for some programs)
  • English Language proficiency requirements must be satisfied

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26557 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26557 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6089 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6089 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Tuition (Domestic)
$6,090 – $8,330
  • Tuition (International)
$26,558 – $27,765

Living costs for St. Catharines

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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