University of Waterloo

Environment and Business

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Environment
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Business/Commerce, General
Environmental Studies
Description:As environmental issues increasingly become part of business operations, there is a growing demand for people who understand environmental issues and the business world. In Environment and Business, you'll gain a background in ecology, environmental economics, and environmental decision-making while developing expertise in finance, project management, accounting, marketing, and law. The program is the only one in Canada to integrate environmental and business courses with 20 months of paid co-op work experience. Through co-op, you'll gain paid work experience while trying out different career areas and earning money to help pay for your education.

As a graduate, you might use your unique background to develop business plans for alternative energy suppliers, to analyze the environmental record of a Fortune 500 company, or to help businesses reduce their ecological impacts. Study these interests in the business program that ranks #1 in Canada for combining business and sustainability.
URL:Environment and Business at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,946
International: $31,332
Careers:Financial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersBusiness Managment ConsultantsCourt Officers and Justices of the PeaceSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Recommended courses include: one Grade 12 U Mathematics, one Grade 12 U Science, Principles of Financial Accounting, and Analysing Current Economic Issues (where offered), and English (a final grade of at least 70% is normally required).

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]

* 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 July 12, 2018

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