University of Waterloo

Geography and Aviation

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Environment
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Geography
Description:Do you dream of being a pilot? Take to the skies while earning a Bachelor of Environmental Studies and your Commercial Pilot License.

You’ll gain a deep understanding of landforms, weather patterns, and the computer technology behind tools such as geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing. Through a partnership with the Waterloo-Wellington Flight Centre, you'll receive at least 200 hours of flight experience at one of Canada's largest and most experienced flight training centres. You'll learn to fly and attain your multi-engine and multi-instrument ratings. By the time you graduate you’ll have a Commercial Pilot Licence and be ready to start a career in the aviation industry.
URL:Geography and Aviation at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,720
International: $28,282
Enrolment #:15
Scholarships:3
Careers:Air PilotsGeographers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Recommended courses: One or more Grade 12 U or M Geography courses strongly recommended, a second Grade 12 U Mathematics, Earth and Space Science.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission Information Form, Program Briefing Session and Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Certification are required.

    * 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 August 03, 2017

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