Empowering Minds to Explore the Earth and Beyond


As an Earth and Planetary Sciences student, you have many options to learn about geology, from getting your hands dirty outdoors to examining samples in the laboratory.

Hands-On Experience

You can participate in our field course school and travel across Quebec and internationally, immersing yourself in geology.


Geoscience Techniques

You will learn computer approaches and laboratory methods for analyzing how the Earth is changing.


Research Participation 

You will have the opportunity to work independently with McGill professors on research projects based on your interests. Find out more here.


Career Development 

You will be prepared for diverse employment opportunities, including roles in environmental consulting, resource exploration and management, climate research, and government agencies.

Our programs are unique at McGill as they can lead to Professional Accreditation for geoscientists and environmental geoscientists.

For more information, speak with your academic advisor.

Are you new to the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences this semester? 

                                                                                                      Visit our FAQ for New Students page


Important information can be found here:

PDF icon Orientation to EPS and ESS for new students September 2023

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