The University of British Columbia - Okanagan

Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Faculty:Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Environmental Science
Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:In Earth Sciences you will study Earth history and the structure and properties of the Earth. Environmental Science is the application of scientific knowledge from many disciplines to issues and questions relating to the increase in human population, the sustainability of resource use, degradation caused by pollution and disturbance, and the endangerment and extinction of species and natural systems.

Depending on course selection, graduates will find themselves eligible for jobs in industry and government dealing with subjects as diverse as environmental protection and mineral exploration. The program also provides excellent preparation for graduate school. The Earth and Environmental Sciences Honours program is designed for dedicated students desiring a recognized research component in their degree. This program is recommended for students intending to pursue graduate study in the field.
URL:Earth and Environmental Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,659
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologistsEnvironmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests
Approved topic and supervisor.

* 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 March 01, 2017

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