Earth Sciences - MSc at Waterloo

At a glance:

• February 1, 2020 (for admission in September 2020)
• June 1, 2020 (for admission in January 2021)
• October 1, 2020 (for admission in May 2021)

• Aqueous and Organic Hydrogeochemistry
• Ecohydrology
• Foundational Earth Sciences
• Hydrogeology and Geophysics
• Isotope Hydrology and Geochemistry

Study options

• Thesis
• Master's Research Paper

• Students should have a Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Earth Sciences, or equivalent (e.g. Geology, Geosciences), with no less than a 75% standing. Outstanding students in other fields will also be accepted, but will have to take extra courses to strengthen their background preparation.
• Before applying to the program, students are strongly advised to establish contact with potential supervisors. It is a good strategy to identify whether the potential supervisors that students would like to undertake research with have available positions and funding.
• Three references, at least two academic
• Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

• Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and$470.90 incidental fees per term (as of January 2020)
• International students, full-time: $7,042.00 tuition and$682.90 incidental fees per term (as of January 2020)
• Study and living costs