Environmental Geography, B.A. | Nipissing University | North Bay, Canada
48 months
21000 CAD/year
5781 CAD/year
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The Environmental Geography course at Nipissing University is the interdisciplinary study of our world, its physical characteristics like water, landforms, vegetation and climate as well as the relationships between people and the environment.

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You can choose between one of our three Geography degree options. The Bachelor of Arts in Geography provides a solid foundation in physical and human geography with a focus on the cultural, economic, political, and social influences. The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Geography course at Nipissing University concentrates on the causes and effects of various environmental issues. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Physical Geography focuses on geography as an earth science and integrates mathematics, biology, geology, chemistry, and physics with geography-specific courses.​​


As a large and diverse area of study, your career choices with a Geography degree are vast. You might eventually pursue work as an oceanographer, pollution control inspector, paleontologist, water inspector, meteorologist, urban and land use planner, seismologist, or mapping technologist…just to name a few! Our students have also gone on to very successful careers with government agencies and private businesses as conservation officers, geomatic technicians, land use planners, policy advisors, and researchers.

Many students decide to continue onto graduate-level Masters and Doctorate degrees, while others enter professional schools like law and teaching. The sky’s the limit!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • People, Place and Environment
  • GIS and the Earth from Space
  • Landscapes and Surface Processes    
  • Weather and Climate    
  • Physical Hydrology    
  • Cultural Geography    
  • Cities in a Changing World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • official transcripts from all institutions (domestic or international) previously or presently attended, secondary schools, colleges and universities (Domestic and international applicants who have attended postsecondary institutions outside of North America must have their transcripts assessed (Credential Evaluation Report, including a Course-By-Course Analysis);
  • proof of name change, if academic documents show a name other than that under which application is made (i.e. marriage registration, notarized statements of legal name change or other legal documents); and,
  • evidence of English language proficiency, if English is not the applicant’s first language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5781 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5781 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for North Bay

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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