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Earth Science (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #18 (WUR) Toronto, Canada
The Earth Science (Honours) program of University of Toronto meets the academic requirements for certification as a Professional Geologist in Ontario.
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Overview

The Earth Science (Honours) program of University of Toronto has four main aims: 

  • (1) to teach the fundamental processes involved in the global Earth system, with emphasis on the interactions between the solid Earth and its oceans, atmosphere and biosphere; 
  • (2) to understand the principal aspects of a sustainable and sufficient supply of natural resources; 
  • (3) to study the cause and mitigation of hazards such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and groundwater contamination
  • (4) to learn how to minimize and adjust to global and environmental change. 

This approach, by focusing on a more global environmental perspective, should appeal to students who have a general interest in geological processes and their fundamental effects on the environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Environment
  • Planet Earth
  • Earth, Climate & Life
  • Differential Calculus for Life Sciences
  • Integral Calculus for Life Sciences
  • Calculus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to present a senior level/Grade 12 English course for admission consideration
  • An International Baccalaureate Diploma, including English HL or SL is required for admission
  • English is the language of instruction and examination at U of T, and success in our degree programs requires a high level of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53290 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53290 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6100 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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