Program Information

School: The University of British Columbia – Vancouver
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science (Engineering)
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Description: Environmental Engineering is a 4.5-year (nine semester) joint degree between UBC and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC – located in Prince George, BC). Application for admission is made through UNBC. The program starts with a two-year foundation in mathematics, basic sciences, and environmental sciences from UNBC. The third and fourth years offer training in engineering fundamentals, engineering analysis, and engineering design, through courses in Civil Engineering and Chemical & Biological Engineering at UBC. The final term at UNBC exposes you to practical environmental engineering problems.

The program is designed to meet the criteria of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and of environmental engineering registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia. Prospective international students should determine certification requirements in the country of their intended practice.

URL: Environmental Engineering at The University of British Columbia – Vancouver
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $44,463
Scholarships: 1
Careers: Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
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 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

– Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

– Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).