MSc Geology

Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
MSc Geology
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Master of Science in Geology normally emphasize the fields of Petrochemistry and Tectonophysics
  • Petrochemistry is deemed to include: Field and laboratory studies of ore deposits, igneous, metamorphic, and lithified sedimentary rocks. Tectonophysics is deemed to include: Field and laboratory studies of structural geology, rock magnetism, and basin analysis
  • At least 30% of our MSc students proceed to PhD studies and most have published their research in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1328020 INR
Hostel & Meals636064 INR
Insurance36723 INR
Ancillary Fee42554 INR
Activity Fee (Residence)2887 INR
Total718228 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants for the Master of Science Degree in Geology must have completed an Honours Bachelor's Degree in Geology or equivalent with a minimum "B" average
  • Applicants who hold an Honours Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than Geology may be considered if their undergraduate program includes a concentration in Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics. Consideration will be based on courses taken and academic standing
  • Applicants must have a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least second class standing (B) based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent
  • An applicant holding a degree other than one in the discipline area to which admission is sought will be considered on the basis of courses taken and academic standing. A Qualifying Year at the undergraduate level may be required to meet the admission standards
ExamsTOEFL: 80
  • No component score of less than 19

IELTS: 6.5
  • No individual band score less than 6.0

PTE: 58
  • With no component score of less than 50

Additional info
  • English language requirement will be waived where the language of instruction and examination in undergraduate studies has been uniformly in English, official documentation from the institution indicating that the primary medium of instruction is English must be submitted upon request
  • Students may be required to submit a GRE scores
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