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Environmental and Sustainability Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Terrace, Canada
The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental and Sustainability Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia, emphasizes a social science and humanities perspective on environmental and sustainability challenges and opportunities.
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Overview

Why to study

The Environmental and Sustainability Studies program at the University of Northern British Columbia, provides a strong philosophical, social and scientific basis for understanding the full diversity of environmental and sustainability issues. It positions students to be effective agents of social and environmental innovation, who can promote mitigation of, and/or adaptation to, environmental challenges. Understanding the foundations of environmental citizenship is emphasized. The degree offers students substantial opportunity for experiential learning through a number of courses.

Students must complete the common degree requirements, the requirements of the Area of Specialization and elective credit hours in any subject as necessary to ensure completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours including any additional credits necessary to meet the Academic Breadth requirement of the University

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Continually accepting applications

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology: A World of Discovery
  • The Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
  • Introductory Ecology
  • Chemistry of Everyday Life
  • General Chemistry
  • Physics for Future Leaders
  • Introduction to Planning
  • Introduction to Environmental Citizenship
  • Human Geographies of Global Change
  • Contemporary Political Issues

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    570

    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

UNBC welcomes applications for admission from qualified students from other countries. International secondary and post-secondary credentials are considered. International students must meet the equivalent of the criteria outlined for High School Admission and University Transfer in British Columbia. Admission is based on the comparison of standards for credentials and grading in the country of origin. Applicants whose first language is not English must be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    734 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 734 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    184 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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