University of Waterloo

Environment, Resources and Sustainability

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Environment
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Description:If you're passionate about environmental issues, then Environment, Resources and Sustainability is a great place for you! As one of the most flexible programs at Waterloo, Environment, Resources and Sustainability provides a strong understanding of environmental issues and the tools needed to resolve them. You can easily customize your degree to study a broad range of topics or focus on a specific area of expertise with specializations or double majors in areas such as Biology, Political Science, and Peace and Conflict Studies.

In the regular stream of study you'll focus on your courses for eight months of the year and have your summers off. Students commonly take part in research projects, internships or take additional courses during their free summer term. Choose co-op to gain valuable work experience through the world's largest co-op program. You'll alternate 4-month school terms with paid co-op work terms, graduate with 2 years of work experience, earn money, and try different career areas even before you graduate. Case studies, field trips, and community projects give you hands-on experience with current issues. In your final year, work one-on-one with a professor on a research project of your choice. This program gives you the opportunity to study in a personal and friendly community.
URL:Environment, Resources and Sustainability at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $31,332
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

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 or M course from Canadian and World Studies or Social Sciences and Humanities or the Arts; One grade 12 U or M course from Mathematics or Science.

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 August 22, 2019

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