Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Environmental Science
Description: Climate change. Biodiversity. Energy and the economy. The world is waking up like never before to the importance of preserving and protecting our environment. Those with knowledge and expertise in environmental science will be able to contribute to encouraging and ensuring the future health of our planet. At Dalhousie, Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary academic program that integrates and applies research and principles from several disciplines to important issues related to the state of the environment.

Students who wish to study Environmental Science in conjunction with another subject may wish to pursue a Combined Honours degree program. The other subject may be any discipline from the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Computer Science, or the College of Sustainability. Environmental Science may be the primary subject (defined as the subject with the larger number of honours credits), or the secondary subject.

URL: Environmental Science (BSc or BA) (Combined Honours) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,457

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Careers: Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 

Applicants are required to have: English 12; Pre-Calculus Math 12 or Calculus 12; and three other acceptable university-preparatory courses at the grade 12 level.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Students must apply for admission to Honours programs. Students considering Honours in Environmental Science should consult with an Environmental Science Advisor early in their studies. To be admitted, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 in the first two years of study.