Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Geography
Description:The program in Geography offers a solid foundation in geographic techniques, physical geography and human geography, including development issues in Northern Canada, Latin America, and Africa. Students may obtain a Certificate in Geographic Techniques including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, air photo interpretation, cartography and spatial analysis. Honours thesis students have the opportunity to gain field-based and laboratory-based experience in permafrost assessment and monitoring.

The department organizes field trips to study the unique geological features of the Sudbury Basin, one of the oldest and largest impact craters in the world. Study abroad courses are also offered regularly in a variety of locations from Mexico to Macedonia. This program is offered in both English and French.

URL:Geography at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,473
International: $22,241
Scholarships:3
Careers:Geographers

Admission Requirements

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

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

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 French 

Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

* 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 November 22, 2017