Program Information

School: The University of British Columbia – Okanagan
Faculty: Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Description: Freshwater Science integrates aquatic aspects of biology, chemistry, geography, and earth and environmental sciences. You will study water quality and quantity, aquatic organisms, and the health of aquatic ecosystems.

As a graduate of the program, you will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to deal with future national and international freshwater environmental problems – in both water quality and quantity.

URL: Freshwater Science at The University of British Columbia – Okanagan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $37,690
Careers: Hydrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 67
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 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 67% (or higher for many programs).