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Bachelor's Degree Program

Geology

Programs in geology at the University of Regina study earth science from the perspectives of traditional geology, environmental geoscience, paleontology, geography, and sustainable energy systems.

Studying Geology at the University of Regina

The Department of Geology offers undergraduate programs of B.Sc. in Geology and B.Sc. in Environmental Geoscience, both of which are eligible for APEGS (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan) membership that is transferable to every other jurisdiction in Canada. We also have graduate programs including M.Sc. and Ph.D., with research areas covering both "hard rock" and "soft rock" studies, mineral and oil-gas resources, and environmental studies. We have an established reputation for training highly "rock-conscious" students, and we are extremely proud of our students’ employment record.

Research

Our programs offer experiential learning in the classroom, lab, and field settings. Undergraduates have the opportunity to do their own, independent research projects, learning alongside graduate students and experienced faculty, while our graduate students can build their skills working closely with supervisors who will guide and support their growth as researchers.

Sample courses

  • Environmental geology
  • Internal processes of the Earth
  • Mineralogy
  • Paleontology
  • Earth System History

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Scholarships

The Faculty of Science has a number of entrance and continuing scholarships available to students at all levels of study.  Recognizing the financial challenges facing many students, we also have a large number of bursaries available to support students as they progress through their studies.  A select number of these scholarships are listed below.

Entrance Scholarships

  • Science 10th Anniversary Entrance Scholarship
  • UR Scholars Entrance Scholarship (graduate students only)

Academic Achievement Scholarships

  • Dean of Science Scholarly Achievement Award
  • Faculty of Science Indigenous Scholar Award
  • Stantec Equity & Diversity Scholarship
  • Donald M. Kent Consulting Prize in Sedimentary Geology (Geology)

Graduation Scholarships

  • Dean’s Medal
  • University Prize in Science
  • APEGS Gold Medal (Geology)

Student Awards & Financial Aid Scholarships, bursaries, and more

Quick Facts

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geology BSc Honours in Geology BSc in Environmental Geoscience BSc Honours in Environmental Geoscience Master of Science (MSc) Doctor Philosophy (PhD)
Length: BSc: 4 years MSc: 2 years PhD: 4 - 6 years
Location: University of Regina Campion College First Nations University of Canada Luther College
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What Can You Do With a Geology Degree?

Here are some of the careers you can look forward to with your Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.

To explore minors that may be available in this program area, please visit the Academic Calendar or meet with your faculty advisor in the Academic Advising Office after you are admitted.

  • Cartographer
  • Hydrologist
  • Museum curator
  • Field geologist
  • Exploration geologist
  • Environmental consultant
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