University of British Columbia
Life Science Institute
Room 217, 1984 West Mall
450-2033 Main Mall, David Lam Building
M.A.Sc. - Geological Engineering;M.Eng. - Geological Engineering, Ph.D. - Geological Engineering
landslides, debris flows, engineering geology, slope stability
groundwater hydrology, groundwater contamination and remediation, reactive transport modeling, environmental geochemistry
rock engineering, rock slopes, and tunneling
Other research areas include geotechnical engineering, environmental geology, engineering geology, economic geology, and applied geophysics. The specific fields of study may involve geomorphology and terrain analysis, groundwater hydrology, natural hazards, slope stability, petroleum and coal geology, coalbed methane, mineral prospecting and valuation, and other similar subjects. Students are encouraged to consult individual faculty members for information about current research areas.
Admission to graduate studies in geological engineering is open only to students with an undergraduate degree in engineering or, at the discretion of the program director, to students with sufficient engineering work experience.
Accreditation:Public Canadian University
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International Financial Aid: Yes