Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Environmental Studies
Description: The Environmental Studies program at Carleton prepares informed, skilled individuals who participate in the design of sustainable solutions to environmental problems and shape the larger environmental debates critical to our future. Graduates include professional policy analysts, decision-makers and advocates involved in a wide range of fields including the conservation and management of natural resources, formulation of environmental policy, sustainable urban design, environmental education and environmental research.

This interdisciplinary program includes core courses, plus the ability to select courses in a wide range of disciplines in the social sciences and natural sciences, including biology, earth sciences, economics, geography, geomatics, history, law, philosophy, political science and sociology. Field courses, work placements, and training in tools like geographic information systems and remote sensing also provide an opportunity to gain practical experience while you study.

Honours and General programs and a minor program are also offered.

URL: Environmental Studies at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740
Careers: Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76

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

  • Grade12 English (ENG4U)

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]