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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Environmental Studies)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,125 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • BA in Environmental Studies at the University of Alberta allows students to complete this course in 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This course focuses on the scientific, cultural, economic, political, and social dimensions of environmental issues.
  • The major areas of concentration of Environmental Studies programs are:
    • Environment and Peoples of Canada
    • Politics, Society, and the Global Environment
    • Food and Society
  • The degree program will provide students with interdisciplinary expertise to identify, frame, and contribute to the solution of environmental problems.
  • This degree prepares students for further study or specialization in a variety of fields and careers, including law, business, economics, resource management, and journalism
  • The student-faculty ratio for this program is 21:1.
  • Students get the opportunity to apply for scholarships, fellowships, awards, and grants both internally and externally. 
  • Students will graduate with a broad educational foundation in environmental studies, social studies, and the humanities, for careers in law, business, economics, resource management, and journalism, as well as graduate education in either the professions or in research.
  • The University of Alberta is one of the top 5 universities in Canada and the top 100 in the world, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community.
  • The Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta provides solutions to global challenges in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, the environment, and human ecology.
  • Job opportunities after BA in Environmental Studies are Community Relations Advisor, Environmental Education Specialist, etc and the average salary goes up to 43,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 92,464 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://apps.admissions.ualberta.ca/programs/ah/ah590/envtst1

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the English (Literature and Composition) language course, Biology, and Mathematics courses.
  • Students have to complete one course from the following subjects to get admission in this program:
    • Humanities
    • Languages other than English
  • Students have to complete three-course from the following subjects to get admission in this program:
    • Humanities
    • Languages other than English
    • Math/Sciences
  • Students should hold an English Language Proficiency test score.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Complete International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Reference Form/Letter: Three reference forms and letters of recommendation completed and uploaded by referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) directly to the online portal.
  • Three Letters of Reference: The online application system will notify the references and allow the student to upload their letters. Letters can be academic or business references.
  • Research Proposal: 2-5 page description of the proposed research project, outlining the relevant legal issues, preliminary arguments, and the proposed research methodology.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$22125$22125$22125$22125
Books and supplies$900$900$900$900
Health and wellness$91$91$91$91
Total fees$23116$23116$23116$23116

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 2,700

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #12/ 500

Environmental Studies [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance
    • Proof of financial support
    • Passport photos
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country
    • Visa to study or work in the country
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country

Work Study

Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities for students are:

  • Community Relations Advisor
  • Environmental / Indigenous Relations Advisor
  • Environmental Communications Officer
  • Environmental Education Specialist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Sustainability Specialist


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