Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science
Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville
|Study location||Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, University|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$21,660 per year
The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$19,620), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$350 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$50) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
Note: You may be considered for early admission based on your final grade 11 courses. A minimum admissions average of 80% is required for consideration. Visit to learn the country-specific academic requirements.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Students with the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 may be invited to join the English Academic Bridging program (EAB). Students accepted to the EAB program will join Mount Allison as full-time students, enrolling in three academic courses while taking two English EAB classes per term.
Upon successful completion of the program (duration of one to two academic terms), students may transition to full, unconditional admission at Mount Allison. For more information, visit mta.ca/eab.
Environmental science is an ideal discipline if you have both a strong interest in science and a concern for the environment. This interdisciplinary program is science-intensive and provides you with the foundation necessary to understand environmental issues from many different perspectives.
The environmental science program at Mount Allison provides a strong but diverse scientific foundation required to understand environmental issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Issues studied include:
- the mechanics of weather and climate
- the biological consequences of climate change
- the impacts of environmental degradation
- the effects of climate on the distribution of animals and plants
- the causes of sea-level changes
In upper years, you will complement your major with an in-depth concentration of courses to provide you with a scientific specialty when you graduate. Concentrations include:
- Aquatic environments
- Environmental chemistry
- Environmental management
- Environmental modelling
- Environmental monitoring
You also have the opportunity to investigate issues you are passionate about through independent research (honours).
Popular career paths for environmental science graduates include:
- environmental consultant
- public policy analyst
- environmental auditor/risk assessor
- water treatment plant operator
- air quality specialist
- soil scientist
- wildlife conservationist
- environmental activist
- pollution/contamination removal specialist
- water resource specialist