The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences offers honours and major degrees. Given our interdisciplinary nature, we also have a number of joint degrees offered with other departments.
All degrees offer a mix of fundamental learning and practical laboratory and field work. Relevant work experience is offered in the Co-op Program and via work study and summer research assistant positions.
Our programs are described in the UVic Calendar. Below we list links to our programs in the calendar, and to any local notes we have. (Note the calendar descriptions always supercede local information.)
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- Honours Degree (Worksheet; Details)
- Major Degree (Worksheet)
- Combined Major and Honours Programs in:
- Ocean Sciences Minor (Details)
- Minor Program
400-level EOS course offerings from 2014 onwards.
Professional Geoscientist registrationOur graduates who pursue a degree in Earth Sciences often wish to become Professional Geoscientists (P.Geo.) through Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC.
Consideration for registration in Faculty of Science credit courses at UVic requires that you first meet a specific set of admission requirements. The requirements which apply depend on your level of education and/or the province (or country) from which you graduated. Please refer to the current UVic Calendar or Admission Services for more information on undergraduate admission requirements.