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What will I learn?

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Geological engineering is the application of engineering principles to the natural materials and fluids found in the earth, including rocks, soils, groundwater, petroleum and natural gas.

You can begin this program off-campus

What you will learn

Geological engineers are trained to characterize and predict the behaviour of natural materials and fluids. They work to find and develop the resources that society needs for its survival and in the disposal of society’s wastes in a manner that results in the least possible disturbance to the environment. Geological engineers also work to design and develop stable building foundations, bridges, dams, highways, landfill sites and waterways.

Careers

With a degree in geological engineering, you will have many career options, including some of the following:

  • working with mining and petroleum companies
  • consulting as an engineer in geotechnical and geoenvironmental settings
  • working for provincial or federal government

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$29,800.00 (US$ 21,939) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

College of Engineering

University of Saskatchewan,

57 Campus Drive,

Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan (SK),

S7N 5A9, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete high school. Required grade average. IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6., With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: , Speaking: , Writing: , TOEFL - Internet Based: 8, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 1, Listening: 1, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19, CanTEST - 4., With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5. Listening: 4.5, Speaking: , Writing: 4, CAEL - 7, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: 60, Speaking: 6, Writing: 6, MELAB – 8, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 8, Listening: 8, Speaking: >=, Writing: 8, PTE Academic - Overall score of 6, With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 5, Listening: 5, Speaking: 5, Writing: 5, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

For international students

You can enter this program directly from high school.

IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: 6, Speaking: 6, Writing: 6.

TOEFL (institutional TOEFL not accepted) - Internet Based: 86

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 19, Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19.

CanTEST - 4.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5. Listening: 4.5, Speaking: 4, Writing: 4.

CAEL - 70

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 60, Listening: 60, Speaking: 60, Writing: 60.

MELAB - 85

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 80, Listening: 80, Speaking: >=3, Writing: 80.

PTE Academic - Overall score of 63

With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 59, Listening: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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