48 months
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938 CAD/credit 28140 CAD/year
206 CAD/credit 6180 CAD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Arts, Major in Geography from Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a unique, four-year Human Geography degree with an emphasis on the urban setting of human activity.

Overview

The Geography program from Kwantlen Polytechnic University is distinguished by the scope and sequencing of its skills development coursework. Required skills courses include those in qualitative methods, quantitative methods, geographic thought, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and research design.

These skills-development courses are woven into a lively and relevant topical curriculum featuring introductory lab-science courses in: physical geography; introductory and advanced human geography; economic, social, political, and urban geography; options for focused study of a variety of regions; and courses in natural hazards and environmental geography. Having established a foundation of information-handling skills early in the program, students are equipped to apply their knowledge to service and research projects incorporated into their third and fourth year courses.

Career:

Graduates who complete the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Applied Geography program are able to comprehensively understand a range of contemporary urban issues and problems, and possess the practical skills to address them. They are engaged citizens, well-positioned for employment in occupations requiring knowledgeable people capable of working with diverse types of information, or for further, graduate study in Geography and related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Geography 
  • Atmospheric Science 
  • Earth Science 
  • The City 
  • Qualitative Methods in Geography 
  • Quantitative Methods in Geography 
  • GIS 
  • Climatology
  • Geomorphology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students pursuing a Major in Applied Geography must be admitted to the Faculty of Arts.
  • All applicants to undergraduate studies must satisfy KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement through an acceptable High school course, undergraduate course, KPU course, or testing option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28140 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 938 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    6180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 206 CAD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Surrey

1156 - 1898 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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