Wilfrid Laurier University

Applied Water Science

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Program Information

School:Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Description:As a student in the Applied Water Science program, you will learn the underlying scientific principles, processes and theories concerning the physical, chemical and biological properties of water and the factors that play a critical role in maintaining ecosystem and human health. Through a combination of training and practical work experiences, you will be able to identify and solve ongoing threats to our water resources including those caused by human activities and climate change. You will also be able to recognize that the availability of safe, clean water and its resources is a fundamental question of social justice. This program will help you develop the skills needed to apply quantitative and computer analysis to assess, monitor and sustainably manage land and water resources. You will understand the critical need of local, provincial and federal governments in relation to their responsibilities to manage and protect water and Earth’s resources. By taking this program, you will feel empowered to contribute to society’s quest to improve the availability, security and reliability of human water supplies, while ensuring whole ecosystem and human health.
URL:Applied Water Science at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,536
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172
Careers:Hydrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73 to 76
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

We consider your top six 4U or 4M level courses for admission. Your Grade 12U English must be at a minimum of 60%. Your Advanced Functions, Biology and Chemistry all must be at a minimum of 70%.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 18, 2017