Trent University

Circumpolar Studies

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Program Information

School:Trent University
Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Marine Sciences
Description:Global interest in the circumpolar region is on the rise, and this program will catapult you into the most important topics surrounding its people and landscapes, its geographical and historical contexts, and issues of security in a changing political and environmental climate. This interdisciplinary program is the first fully-online diploma in Circumpolar Studies at a Canadian university. Connect with classmates from all over Canada and across oceans while you deepen your understanding of Northern perspectives. Together, you’ll explore the rich diversity of the region and discuss everything from Indigenous issues to sustainable development and physical geography. Developed by University of the Arctic specialists, together with experts from Trent’s School of Environment, the Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies, and more, this flexible learning opportunity will prepare you for a future focused on the Canadian North and beyond.

*Pending approval. Prospective students are advised that offers of admission to a new program may be made only after the University’s own quality assurance processes have been completed.

URL:Circumpolar Studies at Trent University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,459

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition, ancillary fees, and levies.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites, a minimum 70% overall final average, and ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%.

* 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 June 22, 2018