32
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Western Ontario / Department of Earth Sciences is located in London, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc) Geology
Master of Science (M Sc) Geophysics
Master of Science (M Sc) Geology and environmental science
Master of Science (M Sc) Geophysics and environmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology and environmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics and environmental science
Master of Environmental Science (MES) Environment and sustainability

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
20%

Applying

No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Honors in B!Sc
Doctoral Degree Requirements M!Sc
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 31
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (20)
Male (30)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, glaciology/quaternary
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,930,533

Location & Contact

Address 1151 Richmond Street
London, ON  N6A 3K7
Canada
Contact Dr. Rob Schincariol
Phone: 519-661-2111