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Environmental Sustainability, HBASc

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Orillia, Canada
Studying Environmental Sustainability at Lakehead University will prepare you to play a crucial role in protecting the ecosystems and living organisms that make up our environment. You will gain both the scientific expertise and practical experience needed to solve modern sustainability challenges in Canada and around the world.

Overview

Our Environmental Sustainability program at Lakehead University is known for producing environmentally conscious and responsible graduates with excellent communication skills and problem-solving abilities. You will be trained to meet the growing demands of interdisciplinary practitioners in the diverse fields of science and sustainability.

In addition to the core Environmental Sustainability courses, you will take courses in the following areas:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Economics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Natural Resource Management

Future Careers

  • Environmental Scientist
  • Conservation Technician
  • Ecologist
  • Land Steward
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Community Engagement Officer
  • Field Organizer
  • Planning Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Animal Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • The Environment
  • Crust of the Earth
  • Northern Environmental Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent (For most countries, the same academic preparation as is required for university entrance in that country is required for consideration. Refer to Admission Requirements by Country.)
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23731 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23731 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5984 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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