Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Geography
Geography, Other
Description: Human geography is a branch of social science that focuses on the relationships between human societies and the built and natural environments in which they operate. You will have the opportunity to learn about topics of real world concern through supervised research projects, paid work experience, a two-week field school, and activities such as blog entries, posters, and presentations. Your professors have a wide range of interests, such as hazards, housing, and sustainability, and their research takes them to all corners of Canada and beyond.

The Faculty of Arts boasts one of the most diverse Arts programs in Canada, offering top quality educational opportunities that prepare students for successful careers in every sector of society. With over 900 distinct courses in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts, you will find an academic pathway for you. Your studies will be enhanced by the rich insights that our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members bring to the classroom through unique insights drawn from their research and advancement of human knowledge. Academic excellence, innovative problem-solving, and experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, such as Community Service-Learning and Arts Work Experience programs, will give you the tools to thrive in a diverse and increasingly complex workplace.

URL: Human Geography at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Geographers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 72

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

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science or Grade12 International Languages
  • 3 of Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Science or Grade12 Mathematics