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Wildlife Conservation, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Charlottetown, Canada
The Bachelor of Wildlife Conservation program combines the practical, theoretical and analytical strengths of courses provided by accredited NAWTA (North American Wildlife Technology Association) colleges with courses from the University of Prince Edward Island, for students interested in obtaining rigorous training in wildlife conservation.
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Overview

Foundational science courses (e.g., General Chemistry) and senior analytical environmental science courses (e.g., Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Marine Biology) complement the strong field training acquired during the college diploma program.

This field training is introduced during the first two College years, and fulfills a major part of the practical requirements of the degree program. If students have achieved a minimum 70% average in their diploma program, they are eligible to apply to University of Prince Edward Island for formal entry into the Bachelor of Wildlife Conservation degree program.

Careers:

  • Conservation Officer
  • Lab Technician
  • Ecologist
  • Watershed Coordinator
  • Activist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Ecology
  • Research Methods and Communications in Biology
  • Marine Biology
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Wildlife Health

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program with an overall average of at least 70% (75% for Quebec Secondary V students) in the following subjects:

  • Grade 12 Academic English
  • Grade 12 Academic Mathematics
  • Two Grade 12 Academic Science subjects (acceptable subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Oceanography, Animal Science, Environmental Science)
  • One additional Grade 12 Academic course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6270 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Charlottetown

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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