The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Sustainable Agriculture and Environment

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Description:Learn how to produce food in a way that protects our soils, water, and air, how to manage biodiversity and habitat for the organisms we rely on to help us grow our food, and how to grow food in urban environments. This program will prime you for a professional career in shaping a more sustainable, food-secure future.

In the Sustainable Agriculture and Environment program, you’ll apply your thinking to a range of environmental challenges, including sustainable crop production, food security, biodiversity, soil and water resources management, and climate change. You can tailor your studies to focus on your particular interests too – whether they’re in agricultural production, integrated agro-ecosystem management, or plant or soil science.
URL:Sustainable Agriculture and Environment at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,111
International: $47,031

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.

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 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)


Physics 11 may be waived with scores of 86% or higher in senior-level Math and junior-level or senior-level Chemistry, or scores of 5 or higher in IB Mathematics and IB Chemistry

Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet theEnglish Language Admission Standard.

* 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 15, 2022

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