Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Description: Since 2016, this new interdisciplinary program has offered students training in the underlying scientific principles and theory pertaining to the physical, chemical and biological properties of water. There is a focus on how these scientific principles can be applied to improve the management and conservation of water and land resources.

Through a combination of training and practical work experience, you will be able to identify and solve ongoing threats to our water resources including those caused by human activities and climate change. You will be able to recognize that the availability of safe, clean water and its resources is a fundamental question of social justice.

URL: Applied Water Science (BSC) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Hydrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75

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 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have an admission range of mid 70s, English at 60%, and Advanced Functions, Biology and Chemistry each at 70%. All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]