University of British Columbia
Life Science Institute
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
170-6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
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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Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City