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Geoscience offers non-thesis master’s degrees in both geology and geophysics. The program is suitable for full-time and part-time students and is a perfect fit for people with undergraduate degrees in geoscience who may already be in the workforce and want to pursue an advanced degree without taking a leave of absence. Students working in the industry may choose to complete an industrial capstone project and work with an industry partner.
The interdisciplinary specialization in reservoir characterization is offered jointly with the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.
Post-Secondary Teaching and Research, Oil and gas , Resource exploration , Resource Management, Environmental Consulting, Geo Hazards, Renewable Energy, Policy and Regulation.
A course-based master’s degree in geoscience is usually considered a final degree.
A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
Four-year Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent. An Honours degree in geology or geophysics, or a field related to geophysics, such as physics or mathematics, is preferred.
A concise statement outlining the applicant’s research interests and reasons for wishing to attend the University of Calgary.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
For admission on September 1:
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