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:Since 2016, this new interdisciplinary program has offered students training in the underlying scientific principles and theory pertaining to the physical, chemical and biological properties of water. There is a focus on how these scientific principles can be applied to improve the management and conservation of water and land resources. Through a combination of training and practical work experience, 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 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 asses, monitor and sustainable manage land and water resources. You will understand the critical need of government responsibility for managing and protecting water and Earth's resources. Throughout your studies, you will feel empowered to contribute to the quest to improve the availability, security and reliability of human water supplies, while ensuring the 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 (%)*75 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 December 06, 2017