|School:||University of Saskatchewan|
|Faculty:||College of Arts and Science|
|Field of Study:||Geophysics and Seismology
|Description:||Geophysics is the application of physics to problems in Earth science. Many people are familiar with a branch of geophysics known as seismology, which is used extensively in the search for petroleum. Besides seismology, geophysicists use gravity, magnetic and electromagnetic fields, and even remote sensing from satellites to probe beneath the Earth’s surface. The obvious applications of geophysics are in oil and mineral exploration, but geophysics is widely used in any situation where information on the subsurface is required—for example, environmental assessment and remediation, civil engineering, oceanography and space exploration.
|URL:||Geophysics at University of Saskatchewan|
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|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||70|
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Required Courses: Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 (or equivalents) In addition to the Required Courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program, or who are undecided about which program they are interested in, are encouraged to take Foundations of Mathematics 30. Students interested in the Bachelor of Science program are encouraged to take Pre-Calculus 30. Students can be admitted into this college with a mathematics deficiency but are encouraged to consult the college upon admission to plan how to clear the deficiency.