Program Information

School: University of Saskatchewan
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
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 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.

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 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Calculus 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

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]