McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Geology/Earth Science, General
Description The graduate option in Environment provides students with an appreciation for the role of science in informing decision-making in the environment sector, including the influence of political, socio-economic, and ethical judgments. The option also provides a forum whereby graduate students bring their disciplinary perspectives together and enrich each other's learning through structured courses, formal seminars, and informal discussions and networking. Students that have been admitted through their home department or faculty may apply for admission to the option. Option requirements are consistent across academic units. The option is coordinated by the McGill School of Environment (MSE), in partnership with participating academic units.
Website: Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Environment
Thesis Based? Yes
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567]

Complete the online application, the required method of application at McGill. A credit card is required. If for some reason you are unable to access or complete the online application, please contact us for help. To apply online, click here and follow the links to the online application. Applications completed online are automatically forwarded to the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences. Have all original transcripts, reference letters and other supporting documents sent to the EPS Graduate Coordinator.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015