• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Gain a broad and in-depth understanding of natural resources, including not only biology, ecology and scientific method, but sector-specific resource management for forestry, fisheries, range and recreation with the Natural Resource Science program from Thompson Rivers University

Careers

Students are prepared for careers in a wide range of natural resource sector jobs and for further academic study in graduate school.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Principles of Biology 
  • The Science and Management of Natural Resources
  • Composition
  • Dendrology 
  • Calculus for the Biological Sciences 
  • Writing for Science & Technology
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Food Systems at a Local Level
  • Biometrics
  • Chemical Bonding & organic 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:

    88

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent)
  • Life Sciences 11, Chemistry 11
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 each year
  • Note: Students with Anatomy & Physiology 12 (BIOL 0600 or BIOL 0620) and Chemistry 12 (CHEM 0600) will be given preference.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    515 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    143 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 143 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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International

  • $7,107 for 12 or less credits, per semester and $515 per credit for 13 credits or more

Living costs for Kamloops

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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