Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Water Resource Science

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Description:Our Water Resource Science program is the only undergraduate program of it's kind in Canada, and will provide you with the necessary skills and scientific knowledge to protect and advocate for our most valuable resource.

The study of Water Resource Science emphasizes how the ecology, physical processes and chemistry of natural systems interact and produce the diverse environments present on Earth. As a student, you will learn:

- The effects of human activity on the environment
- Techniques for rehabilitating damaged systems
- Water-related public policies
- The biological, physical and chemical aspects of aqueous systems
URL:Water Resource Science at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,446

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Hydrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, 3 Credits from: Grade 12 U Advanced Functions, Grade 12 U Biology, Grade 12 U Chemistry, Grade 12 U Physics, Grade 12 U Earth & Space Science, Grade 12 U Calculus & Vectors, or Grade 12 U Math of Data Management; and 2 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 03, 2017

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