• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Investigate Earth as a Professional Environmental Geoscientist to understand environmental interactions between geology, biology, and hydrology with this Environmental Geoscience program at Laurentian University.

About

Find a life-long career in Environmental Geosciences: in remediation, in the mining industry, government, or in consulting agencies. Learn how the Earth and life on it have evolved, how industrial development impacts the environment, how the atmosphere interacts with terrestrial and oceanic environments, and help to find solutions for environmental recovery. 

Take advantage of small class sizes at Laurentian University that provide an open learning environment, and explore on national and international field trips, conferences, and geological talks at the Harquail School of Earth Sciences. 

The four-year B.Sc. in Environmental Geoscience program at Laurentian University is designed to meet the minimum knowledge (academic) requirements for registration as a professional geoscientist (P.Geo.) with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO). Registration with the APGO will significantly enhance career prospects of Environmental Geosciences students. 

Career

  • Mining site remediation or bioremediation
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • 3D computer modeling and Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Academia and research, for example mine site remediation, climate change, history of life, by using techniques of environmental mineralogy and geochemistry, bioremediation, sedimentology, or hydrogeology.
  • Governmental geoscience or consulting
  • Laboratory technology
  • Science Communication

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • General Chemistry 
  • Earth's Environmental Systems
  • Introductory Geology 
  • Near-Surface Geophysical Methods
  • Mineralogy 
  • Sedimentary, Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
  • Paleobiology 
  • Geochemistry 
  • Calculus 
  • Introductory Physics 
  • Statistics for Scientists

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill:English for English language programs or
  • French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25960 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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