Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

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Land and Water Resources

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Faculty:Land & Environment
Field of Study:Land Use Planning and Management/Development
Water Resources Engineering
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,830
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,351.65

Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners


Open yourself up to environmental career options that will make a global impact with the Land and Water Resources diploma. This two-year program offers you work-integrated training in applied environmental sciences that will prepare you for careers in land reclamation, environmental stewardship and rural planning emphasizing environmentally sustainable land management practices.

In-field study and future-focused curriculum help you acquire the skills needed to manage soil, plant and water resources in agricultural and natural ecosystems. Students in this program have the option of two different majors: Land Reclamation and Remediation, or Environmental Stewardship and Rural Planning.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •   Biology  or   Science 
50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2

50% or better in Chemistry 20 (Mandatory Requirement)

50% or better in Biology 20 OR Science 30

Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants currently in high school or who are completing academic upgrading must submit proof of enrollment and any available interim/midterm marks. Final marks must be submitted within one month following the completion of the course(s) and no later than one month prior to the program start date.

    * 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.

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