Program Information

School: University of Saskatchewan
Faculty: College of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Description: 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.

Geological Engineering is designed for those persons interested in the exploration, development and recovery of subsurface resources, subsurface waste disposal, assessment and protection of groundwater resources and the design and development of stable foundations for civil structures such as buildings, bridges, highways and dams. A broad background in aspects of geotechnical, mining, and petroleum engineering is provided. Some degree of specialization in each of these areas is possible in the selection of upper year course.

URL: Geological Engineering at University of Saskatchewan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $23,205
Careers: Geological Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Calculus 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Required Courses: Chemistry 30* Physics 30* Pre-Calculus 30* and Calculus 30* (or equivalents) *Apart from meeting the admission average for the college, minimum of 70% required in each of the indicated courses. In addition to the Required Courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]