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Environmental Economics and Policy

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Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Natural Resource Economics
Description:This major provides the foundation for applying science and economics to environmental issues to produce effective environmental policy. Students gain an understanding of the policy tools and market mechanisms for managing our natural resources effectively. Knowledge and skills learned in this major will enable students to identify, prioritize and solve environmental problems by integrating both scientific and economic theories and data. Equipped with the ability to look at current topics from the perspectives of economics, politics and environmental sciences, students have a number of interesting career opportunities in the public, private and NGO sectors. At the same time, the major fully prepares students to move onto professional and research graduate programs.
URL:Environmental Economics and Policy at University of Guelph
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,998
International: $28,357

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 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, Advanced Functions, 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics, and 2 additional courses.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof

Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof
Additional Admission Requirements:
    High school students must have a minimum average of 80% to apply to the co-op program. To be eligible to continue in the Co-op program, students must meet a minimum 70% cumulative average requirement after second semester, as well as meet all work term requirements. Please refer to the Co-operative Education program policy with respect to work term performance grading, work term report grading and program completion requirements.

    * 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 22, 2020

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