57
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Simon Fraser University / Department of Earth Sciences is located in Burnaby, BC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
23%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 20th Not reported No
Spring deadline September 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on scale of 4.33) or 3.33 based on last 60 credits of undergraduate courses
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 (on scale of 4.33)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 93
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (0)
Male (11)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Glaciology, structural geology, quaternary and environmental earth sciences, geochronology, and tectonics; exploration or earthquake seismology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6
Canada
Contact Dr. Gwenn Flowers
Graduate Chair
Email: easc-grad-chair@sfu.ca
Phone: 778-782-6638
Fax: 778-782-4198