Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Description: Geological Engineers study the origins and properties of earth materials, and learn how to predict the behaviours of these materials. This information is used to design structures in or on soil and rock, design mineral extraction processes in mining and petroleum engineering, explore for and protect groundwater sources, plan and design transportation routes, and so on.

Students can choose to specialize in either Geomechanics or Hydrogeology.

URL: Geological Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $48,177
Enrolment #: 17
Scholarships: 1
Careers: Geological Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 86 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

70% is required for each of the prerequisites.