B.Sc. On Campus

Resource Economics and Policy

University of Saskatchewan

48 months
18053 CAD/year
6613 CAD/year
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Sustainable use of our land, water and plant resources is increasingly recognized as a key societal goal. The Resource Economics and Policy BSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan involves the development of policies directly relevant to the management of these resources.


What you will learn

The Resource Economics and Policy BSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan combines science, field study, economics, policy, and project design and implementation to produce a unique educational experience for students. You will learn about:
  • sustainable resource management
  • economics of natural resource, water, forestry and land use
  • finding practical ways to conserve water, forests, biodiversity and energy
  • renewable resource and environmental decision making
  • resource and environmental policy development

You will participate in a group project design course and complete a resource management group project, enabling you to gain real-world experience as you develop leadership and management skills. You will experience:

  • practical, hands on experience in assessing environmental challenges
  • opportunities to work with fellow students with different perspectives
  • the opportunity to develop skills with a range of tools to assist renewable resource decision making


The renewable and non-renewable resource sectors are booming in Western Canada, creating a growing market for graduates. A variety of careers await graduates in both governmental and non-governmental sectors:

  • Bioremediation of Contaminated Land
  • Vegetation Management technicians
  • Environmental Advocacy
  • Environmental Consulting and Regulating
  • Environmental Research
  • Forestry and Agroforestry
  • Greenhouse Gas Mitigation
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Resource Management
  • Parks and Land Management

Graduates of our programs will not only leave with excellent industry-endorsed scientific training, but also with a foundation of marketable career skills.

As well, the College's strong ties with industry and reputation for producing well-rounded, quality graduates means that many businesses turn here first when recruiting employees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Nature of Life
  • Structure Bonding and Properties of Materials
  • Microeconomics
  • Renewable Resources and Environment
  • History Matters Science and Environment
  • The Diversity of Life
  • Global Environmental Systems
  • Calculus
  • Resource Economics and Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SL or HL Mathematics
  • SL or HL Biology
  • SL or HL Chemistry 
  • Applications are considered up until the deadline. Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled. Minimum admission average: 24

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18053 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18053 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6613 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6613 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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