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¿Qué aprenderé?

Further your knowledge in Earth Sciences through a comprehensive MSc program that includes theoretical study, research, as well as lab and field experience. Develop your geoscience skills and toolkit and contribute to ground-breaking research, from the formulation of a thesis problem to its solution.

The Harquail School of Earth Sciences and its Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and analytical instruments, allowing students and researchers to conduct cutting-edge research. View the complete list of our lab equipment and learn about our analytical capabilities, or take a virtual tour of our featured analytical instruments and Laurentian University campus via our ArcGIS StoryMap!

Choose a specialization based on your interests and our areas of expertise. Our renowned faculty are leaders in their sub-disciplines, recognized through international and national awards.

Research areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Ore deposit geology
  • Volcanology
  • Structural geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Paleontology
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous and metamorphic petrology
  • Geophysics
  • 3D computer modeling

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the M.Sc. program at Laurentian are specialized for professional careers including:

  • exploration geologist
  • geophysicist
  • geoscience consultant
  • government, academic or researcher
  • planetary scientist
  • science communicator, for example in a museum or science centre
  • analytical laboratory technologist
  • specialist in 3D computer modeling and geostatistics
  • mining and commodities researcher, financial analyst, or investment banker

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Architecture

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
Thesis stream: CAN $7,180.50 per trimester; Mineral Exploration (one year) per trimester: CAN $7,180.50; Incidental and GSA Fees Per Year CAN $1,063.89
Aplicaciones hasta

1 August 2022, 1 December 2022

Fecha de inicio

7 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

Laurentian University

Campus Sudbury,

935 Ramsey Lake Road,

SUDBURY,

Ontario (ON),

P3E 2C6, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must present a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent. A minimum average of 75% is required. English language requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall; Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall; IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0); Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more; CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall (No part below 60); Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees – CanTEST: 4.5 overall (No part below 4); PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall; Duolingo English Test: Minimum Score: 110.

Para estudiantes internacionales

M.Sc. in Geology - Thesis-based option (Full time)

Entrance to the MSc. in Geology - Thesis-based option requires a B.Sc. Honours degree with a minimum B average. Note that students in this program cannot transfer into the Mineral exploration one-year option.

M.Sc. in Geology - Mineral exploration one-year option (Full time)

Entrance to the M.Sc. in mineral exploration one-year option is restricted to geoscientists holding a B.Sc. honours degree in the Earth Sciences (minimum B average). Enrolment and residency requirements: students in this option are full-time students.

English language requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall

Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall

IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more

CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall (No part below 60)

Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees – CanTEST: 4.5 overall (No part below 4)

PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall

Duolingo English Test: Minimum Score: 110

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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