Dalhousie University

Environment, Sustainability and Society (Double Major)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:College of Sustainability
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Sustainability Studies
Description:Complex issues like water and energy security, climate change and environmental degradation touch virtually every person, in every profession, in every part of the world. Studying Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS) at Dalhousie will allow you to explore the links between complex environmental issues and poverty, globalization, consumption and urbanization. You’ll gain skills that will make you a leader and change-maker in your chosen career path.

You’ll combine your major in ESS with a second major depending on your undergraduate degree of choice.

Dalhousie’s ESS program has an interdisciplinary approach, allowing you to explore how ESS topics relate to other industries you may be interested in. The core ESS courses will help you analyze and understand a wide range of concepts relating to energy, water, climate change, population and more.

URL:Environment, Sustainability and Society (Double Major) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,473

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have English 12 and four additional academic subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237]
Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html

* 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 July 14, 2022