Olds College

Land and Water Resources

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:Land & Environment
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Land Use Planning and Management/Development
Water Resources Engineering
Description: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 choosing to major in three areas of specialization: Surface Land Management, Land Reclamation and Remediation, and Environmental Stewardship and Rural Planning.
URL:Land and Water Resources at Olds College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,030
International: $35,104

This estimate represents the full tuition.
Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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 

Applicants must have 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2; 50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2 (Pure or Applied Math 20); and 50% or better in Chemistry 20 and Biology 20 OR Science 30.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer 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:
    Academic Upgrading and High School Applicants: 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. Alternate Admission Option: Alternate Admission status may be offered to applicants who have not or will not complete one of the academic admission requirements. Please check website.

    * 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 March 16, 2022

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