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27295 CAD/year
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About

Our Geoarchaeology program from Lakehead University is truly unique, and one of the few offered in North America. Our location in Northwestern Ontario, among diverse landscapes, soils, and natural features, makes Lakehead University a great place to study the hands-on discipline.

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Overview

The Geoarchaeology program from Lakehead University  is a collaboration between the departments of Anthropology, Geography, and Geology, and focuses on applying the concepts and methods in these fields to interpret artifacts left behind by ancient societies.

You will explore very diverse topics, related to humankind and Earth, including:

  • Archaeological Site Formation
  • Physical and Natural Science 
  • Ancient Cultures
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Human Evolution 

If you are inquisitive and enjoy being outdoors and learning about different cultures, Geoarchaeology is the program for you. You will have opportunities to immerse yourself in adventure and discovery with training in the field, access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities, and research collaboration with faculty members.

Future Careers

  • Paleontologist
  • Volcanologist
  • Geographer
  • Archaeology Curator
  • Field/Laboratory Technician
  • Climatologist
  • Land Use Analyst
  • Surveyor
  • Archaeologist (Geoarchaeologist)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Anthropology and Archaeology
  • World Cultures
  • Environment with Laboratory
  • Planet Earth with Laboratory
  • Geology 
  • Crust of the Earth with Laboratory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:

  • January 13 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
  • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 

Credits

90 alternative credits

90 - 120 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent  
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27295 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27295 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5984 CAD per year during 36 months.

International Tuition

  • Year 1&2: $27,295.00
  • Year 3&4: $26,522.50

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,398.29

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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