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 Physical Geography
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SchoolCarleton University
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 21,725
Full-time Graduate: 3,454
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*78% to 82%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
Prerequisites Notes
Cost
National: $7,210
International: $27,282
Scholarships2 scholarship(s)
DescriptionPhysical Geography is the study of the nature and processes of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere, including climate and climate change, geomorphology and landscape formation, soils, permafrost and natural hazards, as well as their importance to society and society’s impact on these natural systems. You will gain field and laboratory experience, and learn the specialized techniques (including Geomatics) for collection and analysis of environmental data.

The BSc Physical Geography program focuses on environmental and geographic science and includes certain science course requirements. A BSc in Earth Sciences and Geography with a Concentration in Terrain Science may also be taken.

Physical Geography at Carleton is also offered as a concentration in the BA Honours program.
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