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Geophysics with Specialization

Geophysics with Specialization

University of Alberta

North Campus, Edmonton, Canada
  • QS World University Rankings
    119
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships No
The Bachelor of Science Specialization degree provides a focused education in one program. You will take most of your courses in your main subject area, and are expected to maintain a higher standard of academic achievement. A Specialization degree can provide the background to help you proceed to a higher degree, but its primary function is to provide a comprehensive education at the undergraduate level. The Geophysics program uses principles from Physics to understand the structure and dynamics of the Earth below its surface. Geophysical surveys can be used to locate energy sources, mineral and petroleum deposits, artifacts, and more. By understanding the Earth's core, Geophysicists can also assess natural hazards like earthquakes and volcanoes.
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