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Graduate Programs in

Earth and Space Science

M.Sc., PhD in Earth and Space Science

Fall and Winter Entry Available

Find out more about Lassonde’s Earth and Space Science Graduate Program

About the Program

The graduate program in Earth and Space Science (ESS) in combination with the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS) and the Department of Earth and Space and Engineering (ESSE) conduct groundbreaking research in the areas of atmospheric Science and Meteorology, Geomatics Science and Geomatics Engineering, and Space Science and Space Engineering.

Earth and Space Science was one of the founding graduate programs at York University and CRESS is recognized internationally for, amongst other accomplishments, the development of satellites and scientific instruments for space exploration and scientific analysis.

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Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS)


Our faculty members and graduate students conduct collaborative, interdisciplinary research within and beyond York University from our advanced laboratory facilities. Our researchers work with many leading national and international research institutions and industrial partners.

Our research areas include atmospheric science, earth science, geomatics engineering, planetary science and space engineering.


The Lassonde School of Engineering provides a competitive, guaranteed funding package to all qualified graduate students.

This funding package can come in the form of teaching assistantships, fellowships, research assistantships, and/or scholarships. On average, newly admitted domestic graduate students received a graduate funding package of $22,000 and $36,000 for international students.