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The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

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School: The University of British Columbia
Faculty: Science
Degree: Bachelor ; Honours
Field of Study: Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Description: Oceanography is offered at the undergraduate level in Honours programs. It is suited to those of you wishing to pursue professional careers in the discipline. You can select an Honours degree in Fisheries Oceanography, or a Combined Honours program with Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, or Physics.
Website: Oceanography at The University of British Columbia
Length: 4 Year(s)
Careers: 1 career(s)

Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 75

An Honours program requires maintenance of a high academic standing and involves preparation of a graduating thesis. Students wishing to enter into a Biology Honours program in their 3rd or 4th year must have an average of 75% or higher in the previous winter session (or 72% or higher for the combined honours programs) and have taken a total of 30 credits or more during that session. As well, students must continue to take a full course load of 30 credits or more each year and maintain an average of 75% or higher (or 72% or higher for the combined honours programs) once they have been admitted into an Honours Biology Program. Additionally, student applying to the honours programs cannot have failed any courses.

Application Deadline Start Date
January 31, 2014

* 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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