Bachelor of Science in Earth Science

Memorial University
Saint John'S, Newfoundland And Labrador, Canada
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January May September
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Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university

English Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL: A minimum score of 79 with at least 20 in each of Reading and Writing, and no less than 17 in Listening and Speaking is required on the internet-based TOEFL.
  • IELTS: A minimum overall band score of 6.5, with at least band 6 in each of Writing and Reading.


First Year

  • Earth Systems
  • Concepts and Methods in Earth Sciences

Second Year

  • Mineralogy
  • Mineralogy and Petrography
  • The Solar System
  • Geoscience Communication
  • Structural Geology
  • Introduction to Geochemistry
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • Introduction to Geological Mapping
  • The Earth's Energy Resources: Past, Present and Future
  • Natural Hazards on a Dynamic Earth
  • Gems: The Science and Politics
  • Earth's Story
  • Introduction to Marine Geology

Third Year

  • Mineralogy and Materials Science
  • High-Temperature Geochemistry and Igneous Petrology
  • Thermodynamics and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Seismic and Potential Fields Methods in Geophysics
  • Electric and Electromagnetic Methods in Geophysics
  • Mathematical Methods for Geophysics
  • Economic Mineral Deposits
  • Global Tectonic Processes
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Lithification, Diagenesis and Sedimentary Rock Properties
  • Field Course in Sedimentology, Reservoir Architecture and Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Paleontology
  • Field Methods in Structural Geology and Stratigraphy

Fourth Year

  • Petrogenesis of Igneous Rocks
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Field Course in Applied Geophysics
  • Advanced Seismology
  • Advanced Electrical, Electromagnetic and Potential Fields Methods
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Economic Geology
  • Advanced Marine Geology
  • Advanced Techniques in Structural Geology
  • Tectonics and Crustal Evolution
  • Advanced Geochemistry
  • Mineral Exploration Geochemistry
  • Sedimentary Basins and Hydrocarbon Exploration
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • Environmental Geoscience Field School
  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental Change and Quaternary Geography
  • Carbonate Depositional Environments and Diagenesis
  • Advanced Paleontology
  • Global Change
  • Field Course in Geological Mapping and Regional Tectonics
  • Planetary Geology
  • Special Topics in Earth Sciences
  • Technical Report on Geoscience Employment

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