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If you have questions specific to the Earth Sciences application process, please contact the Earth Sciences Graduate Secretary. Please note: The Department of Earth Sciences does not have general admissions to our graduate programs, meaning prospective students should contact individual faculty members to discuss the potential for graduate research in advance of applying.

Check out our Current Projects and Research Opportunities pages to see our faculty's current research areas. Prospective graduate students are also strongly encouraged to contact current graduate students to get an insider's view of our graduate programs, SFU and life in the Vancouver area.

The Office of the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies home page also provides comprehensive information about Graduate Studies opportunities, policies, procedures and regulations at Simon Fraser University.