Bachelor's Degree in Natural Sciences in Canada

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Natural Sciences

The Natural Sciences is a set of academic disciplines, which includes biology, earth sciences, healthcare sciences, physics, chemistry, astronomy and mathematics. Bachelor in Natural Sciences programs are undergraduate degree programs that prepare students for work directly after the completion of the degree, or continued education in the form of a Masters or PhD. In Canada and in many countries around the world, there is a strong demand for scientists with Bachelors in the Natural Sciences. Graduates with Bachelor in Natural Sciences degrees have a high placement rate in rewarding professional positions soon after completing their degree at university in Canada.

Bachelor of Natural Sciences degree programs in Canada typically last four years when pursued on a full time basis and consist of coursework, lab work and individual and group projects. In many cases, universities in Canada encourage or require students to gain work experience, often called a co-op or internship, during their enrollment in the Bachelor of Natural Sciences.

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Bachelor in Livestock Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months

The programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Dairy cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study, which includes extensive practical training and contact with the industry. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. The programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Dairy cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study, which includes extensive practical training and contact with the industry. Students are trained for positions such as advisor, sales manager, researcher, policy advisor and entrepreneur. They study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). The various skills required to successfully fulfil these positions are practiced extensively. The programme also includes technical subjects such as animal nutrition, animal health and animal welfare. The livestock sector has a great need for highly educated farm successors, advisors and managers who have an affinity with the agricultural sector. The university in Dronten is one of the renowned agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of entrepreneurship. It is not just about knowledge, it is also a question of developing yourself as an enterprising person. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship with a close relationship with business life. The constant exchange with business life allows Groupe ESA to stay in tune with the challenges and realities of the workplace. Angers is a vibrant city with an exceptional heritage, only 90 minutes from Paris and 60 minutes from the Atlantic. Because of the long tradition of horticulture, Angers is today the most important centre for crop production and processing in Europe, notably seeds. It is also a first class economic centre for the food industry, banks and logistics companies. Studying in the Netherlands and France gives students the opportunity to discover other cultures and develop the human qualities of respect, open-mindedness, tolerance and resourcefulness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent in the following areas of expertise: Consultancy and advice on livestock production Market development and marketing strategies for livestock products Policy institutes at national and international level (EU) Applied research livestock production Entrepreneurship Double degree Aeres University of Applied Sciences and Groupe ESA offers a double degree European Engineer Degree programme (EED) for students in the livestock sector for successful carreer in one of the following profiles: Consultant and advisor Sales and account manager Entrepreneurship and business management Researcher livestock production National or EU policy advisor Enrol Successful applicants for the 1.5 year Bachelor degree courses must have: Completed BTS, DUT, HND or Licence 2 or at least three years of university study in agriculture or a related subject A minimum score of 550 in the TOEFL English test or a formally recognised equivalent such as the IELTS (level 6.0) or IBT (79) The ability to formulate coherently in written English, and to have a vision of the chosen jarea of interest. Essay writing is part of the selection procedure Strong motivation to be successful in the sector Team spirit, a flexible attitude in an international working environment Funding in the form of a grant or a stipend, or private means Qualification After successfully completing this one- year programme, graduates will receive an Ingenieur degree (bachelor´s honours degree) and the Licence Professionelle in Animal Husbandry. [-]

Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning

Fanshawe College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada London

Greener, more sustainable communities. Communities that work in harmony with the environment to create lasting and useful public spaces. If you see a future designing and planning enduring, vibrant landscapes that combine form and function, check out Fanshawe’s Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning program. [+]

Greener, more sustainable communities. Communities that work in harmony with the environment to create lasting and useful public spaces. If you see a future designing and planning enduring, vibrant landscapes that combine form and function, check out Fanshawe’s Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning program. Modern spaces need to be designed by skilled and modern thinkers. This one-of-a-kind program combines the theory, knowledge and techniques of landscape architecture, urban design and physical planning with training in geographic information systems, computer-aided design, visualization and presentation technologies. You’ll use industry-standard digital technologies and cutting-edge design and communication methods used in the real world of architectural and landscape design. You'll also work on case studies and community-based projects with sustainability in mind. As well, you’ll participate in three co-operative work placements, putting your skills to the test with real projects. In the final year of the program, you’ll solve a real, site-specific environmental design problem to showcase all of your newly developed skills. Once graduated, you’ll be able to enter the private sector with planning and GIS consultants, landscape architects and developers, or in the public sector with municipalities, conservation authorities and provincial ministries. The degree also prepares you for continued study at the graduate level. Whatever your decision, you’ll be trained to leave an enduring mark on the world around you. Program Description The Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning offers integrated learning based on the theory and practice of landscape architecture, planning and urban design. The use of geographic information systems (GIS) for contextual analysis and evaluation and computer-aided design for visualization is emphasized and taught. The program has artistic and scientific appeal. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of environmental design and planning complemented by advanced technical design and communication skills. They use those skills and associated knowledge to creatively and effectively explore, analyze, conceptualize and present design and planning problems, opportunities, ideas and solutions. Sustainability is a principle for action - a comprehensive design and planning goal related to ecological, economic, socio-cultural and aesthetic dimensions of a place. It is advocated and upheld through applied project and community-based learning. Academic projects, four work terms and a compulsory co-op placement give students the chance to apply their integrated learning and gain valuable practical experience. An academic exchange through a university in Curitiba, Brazil is available to senior students. BEDP graduates are ready and able to work professionally in both the private and public sectors on contemporary design and planning projects requiring interdisciplinary solutions. Alternatively, a Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning Degree qualifies students for graduate studies in allied fields such as architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, planning, geographic information systems/science and geodesign. Co-operative Education This is a four-year Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning Degree that has four co-op work term opportunities with one being mandatory. More information about co-operatove education can be found at www.fanshawec.ca/co-op. Fanshawe College has been granted a consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this applied degree program for a five-year term starting September 2015. The College shall ensure that all students admitted to the Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame. Admission Requirements - 2016/2017 OSSD with courses from the University (U) or University/College (M) stream WITH: Grade 12 English (U) Plus five additional Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses Final minimum average of 65.0%, based on the highest from all six grade 12 University U) or University/College (M) courses OR Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses stated above OR Post-Secondary Standing* (if applicable) English Language Requirements Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods: A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 560 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 84 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70, with test results within the last two years An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years Recommended Academic Preparation Grade 11 Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology (C) or (U) Grade 11 or Grade 12 Visual Arts (M) Grade 11 Introduction to Computer Science (U) Grade 12 Computer Science (U) Grade 11 Media Arts (M) or (O) Grade 11 Presentation and Speaking Skills (O) Grade 12 Media Arts (M) Any Grade 12 Geography (U) or (M) Any Grade 12 Mathematics (U) or (M) Any Grade 12 Science (U) or (M) Applicant Selection Criteria Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be: Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full) Achievement in the Admission Requirements Achievement in Post-Secondary Studies* (if applicable) Note: *Applicants currently enrolled in a university or who have previously attended university or other post-secondary institutions and are applying to transfer into the Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning program are considered on the basis of their post-secondary standing. Specifically, applicants currently enrolled in a university or who have previously attended university must maintain a minimum average of 65.0% in the last ten full credit or full credit equivalent courses in order to be considered for admission. Applicants with less than ten full credit courses must maintain a minimum average of 65.0% in all courses in order to be considered for admission. Applicants applying from a community college must have successfully completed a diploma program with an overall GPA of 2.5 in the completed program. In addition, all students applying from university or college must have completed the pre-requisite courses in English as stated in the Admission Requirements. [-]

Bachelor in Plant Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months

Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Graduates will gain valuable insight into the contrasts in business culture and work ethics that exist between regions in Europe. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. In the actual circumstances of economic and energy crises the agricultural production in Europe faces important challenges on how and where to produce for increasingly demanding consumers and a competitive market in a sustainable way in all aspects. The future managers and advisors in the sector need more than ever first-hand knowledge about innovative techniques in greenhouse and open field crop production and skills of international business management. The students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Graduates will gain valuable insight into the contrasts in business culture and work ethics that exist between regions in Europe. The study includes the professional competencies required for those positions in businesses, industries, government and other national and international institutions where plant production is an important topic. The professional tasks given to professionals in these positions are the backbone of your study. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship with a close relationship with business life. The constant exchange with business life allows Groupe ESA to stay in tune with the challenges and realities of the workplace. Angers is a vibrant city with an exceptional heritage, only 90 minutes from Paris and 60 minutes from the Atlantic. Because of the long tradition of horticulture, Angers is today the most important centre for crop production and processing in Europe, notably seeds. It is also a first class economic centre for the food industry, banks and logistics companies. Studying in the Netherlands and France gives students the opportunity to discover other cultures and develop the human qualities of respect, open-mindedness, tolerance and resourcefulness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent in the following areas of expertise: Research, innovation and development in the agricultural sector Plant production/horitcultural advisory services Commercial activities, national and international Entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector Market development and marketing strategies for agricultural products National or EU policy institutes Double degree Aeres University of Applied Sciences and Groupe ESA offer an English-language double European Engineer Degree programme (EED) for students in the plant production sector for a successful career in one of the following professional profiles: Research, development and innovation in the plant / horticulture production sector Consultant and advisor Sales and account manager Entrepreneurship and business management Enrol Successful applicants for the 1.5 year Bachelor degree courses must have: Completed BTS, DUT, HND or Licence 2 or at least three years of university study in agriculture or a related subject A minimum score of 550 in the TOEFL English test or a formally recognised equivalent such as the IELTS (level 6.0) or IBT (79) The ability to formulate coherently in written English, and to have a vision of the chosen jarea of interest. Essay writing is part of the selection procedure Strong motivation to be successful in the sector Team spirit, a flexible attitude in an international working environment Funding in the form of a grant or a stipend, or private means Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive an Ingenieur degree (bachelor´s honours degree) and the Licence Professionelle in Horticulture and Arable Farming. [-]

Bachelor in International Agribusiness (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year

The major International Agribusiness is an English-language programme for students who seek a professional career in the agricultural sector with an international focus. Students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). [+]

The major International Agribusiness is an English-language programme for students who seek a professional career in the agricultural sector with an international focus. Students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). Graduates of this course will know about the agricultural business environment, future developments and how to deal with a demanding and competitive market. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship with a close relationship with business life. The constant exchange with business life allows Groupe ESA to stay in tune with the challenges and realities of the workplace. Angers is a vibrant city with an exceptional heritage, only 90 minutes from Paris and 60 minutes from the Atlantic. Because of the long tradition of horticulture, Angers is today the most important centre for crop production and processing in Europe, notably seeds. It is also a first class economic centre for the food industry, banks and logistics companies. Studying in the Netherlands and France gives students the opportunity to discover other cultures and develop the human qualities of respect, open-mindedness, tolerance and resourcefulness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent in the following areas of expertise: Commercial activities, national and international Entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector Market development and marketing strategies for agricultural products Employment in national or EU policy institutes Enrol Successful applicants for the 1.5 year Bachelor degree courses must have: Completed BTS, DUT, HND or Licence 2 or at least three years of university study in agriculture or a related subject A minimum score of 550 in the TOEFL English test or a formally recognised equivalent such as the IELTS (level 6.0) or IBT (79) The ability to formulate coherently in written English, and to have a vision of the chosen area of interest. Essay writing is part of the selection procedure Strong motivation to be successful in the sector Team spirit, a flexible attitude in an international working environment Funding in the form of a grant or a stipend, or private means Qualification After successfully completing this one- year programme, graduates will receive an Ingenieur degree (bachelor´s honours degree) in Agribusiness & Business Administration. This degree is designed in such a way that it can be continued by the Agricadre course of Groupe ESA. [-]

Bachelor in Food Entrepreneurship

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year

Food: there is no other product in the world that everyone uses and buys daily. Food influences who we are, causes political conflicts, but also brings people together. For decades, food has been abundant for many people in this world, yet has not been appreciated thus. In an ever changing world with a growing population, we will need more food every decade. On the other side: food is something we enjoy together. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. Food: there is no other product in the world that everyone uses and buys daily. Food influences who we are, causes political conflicts, but also brings people together. For decades, food has been abundant for many people in this world, yet has not been appreciated thus. In an ever changing world with a growing population, we will need more food every decade. On the other side: food is something we enjoy together. Something we share, and want to make good use of. So ask yourself: do you care about food? Do you want to contribute to a different food system? Do you want to create food products or services in the food business that will make a difference? Opt for the course Food Entrepreneurship. This one-year Bachelor programme is offered jointly with the Youth Food Movement (YFM). As a result of this unique collaboration, you will be able to get in touch with interesting companies; furthermore, the YFM will enable you to broaden your scope on the agribusiness and its stakeholders. A food revolution is taking place at this very moment: goodbye to fast food, we welcome good, clean and fair food. In this urbanizing world there is a need to reconnect people to their food. As a graduate of Food Entrepreneurship, you can contribute to this change. During this 1-year programme, you will learn how to set up your own (food) business and how to market your product and service. On top of all this, personal coaching will be offered to support you in building a company in line with your dreams, qualities and values. The programme aims first and foremost at supporting you to develop your own company or organization. However as a recognized Bachelor of Business administration, it will also make you an eligible candidate for jobs like: Product Developer Logistics Manager Marketing Manager Quality Control Entrepreneur Graduates are entrepreneurial and innovative persons who are used to work in multidisciplinary teams, able to use the abilities to contribute to a food system that can feed the world in a sustainable way. PROGRAMME JOINTLY WITH YOUTH FOOD MOVEMENT The Youth Food Movement (YFM) is engaged in good, clean and fair food. By means of eat-ins, the Food Film Festival, talkshows and the YFM Academy, this movement makes the young conscious of the food choices they make, in a positive and motivating way. Food is often taken for granted, but that is not the way it should be. Contrary to popular belief, food is one of the most complex subjects of our time; it touches all the major social and ecological themes. Contribute, take part. Combine your ideals with science, research and entrepreneurship. The programme automatically makes you a member of the Youth Food Movement. QUALIFICATION After successfully completing the one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Business Administration and Agribusiness. [-]

Bachelor in International Livestock Production

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme in the livestock sector for students interested in a successful career in one of the following professional profiles: [+]

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme in the livestock sector for students interested in a successful career in one of the following professional profiles: - Consultancy and advice - Sales and account management - Entrepreneurship and business management - Research livestock production - National or EU policy advice This study programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Livestock such as cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study. You will receive extensive practical training. Many assignments are derived from actual situations and you will join various excursions. Students are trained for positions such as advisor, sales manager, researcher, policy assistant and entrepreneur. The various skills required to successfully fulfil these positions are practised extensively. The programme also includes technical subjects such as dairy nutrition, animal health, milking techniques and pig & poultry production. The livestock sector has a great need for highly educated company successors and advisers who have an affinity with the agricultural sector. Aeres University of Applied Sciences is one of the foremost agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of entrepreneurship. As far as we are concerned, it is not just about knowledge, it is also a question of developing yourself as an enterprising person. Graduates find employment in professions as advisor / consultant, researcher of applied sciences, entrepreneur, sales and account manager and policy assistant. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Animal Husbandry. This major is the first year of a two year master degree programme. The second year is completed in Vila Real in Portugal. After successfully completing the second year you will receive an MSc in Animal Science. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent to work in the following areas of expertise: - Consultancy and advice in livestock production - Market development and marketing strategies for livestock products - Employment in policy institutes at national and international level (EU) - Entrepreneurship - Applied research livestock production [-]

Bachelor in International Horticulture & Management

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year

Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of practice in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme in international horticulture and management for students interested in a career in one of the following professional profiles: - Horticultural advisor - Sales / account / business management in the horticultural sector - Entrepreneurship and business management - Researcher in the horticultural sector The flowers and food sectors in most economies worldwide are undergoing rapid change. The development of new products, the increase in demand in non-traditional markets and the relocation of production to areas with a favourable production climate, both in the physical and in the business sense, are contributing to a form of globalization that is specific to these sectors. There is hardly a field in business activities where the interests of production and those of sales and marketing are so closely linked. Agricultural production in Europe faces important challenges on how and where to produce for increasingly demanding consumers and a competitive market. The future managers and advisors in the sector need more than ever first-hand knowledge about innovative techniques in horticulture and plant breeding, and international business management skills. Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of practice in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Therefore, a middle manager in the flowers and food sector needs to be aware on the one hand of the primary process in horticulture, the issues that are paramount for that sector, new developments stemming from research, and on the other hand the marketing and sales process, including the logistics that are paramount for these perishable goods. To this, the successful manager will add international awareness and experience of international setting in which both the production and sales will take place, aided by proficiency in handling cultural differences. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Management and Agribusiness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent to work in the following areas of expertise: - Live and breathe plants and their enormous potential for contributing to human well-being and nutrition, while respecting the sustainability of the ecosystems that provided the original material - Handle the business process in large-scale production units, or in the inputs industry, in order to provide a balance between flexibility and continuity - See, and transfer to others, the possibilities of physical, fiscal and economic environments other than one’s own - Provide leadership and motivation to partners and colleagues, or employees, for a wide variety of backgrounds in such a way that respect is given where it is due [-]

Bachelor in Food Chain Management

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers students a degree programme in agri-food chain management directed towards a management career in one of the following profiles: [+]

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers students a degree programme in agri-food chain management directed towards a management career in one of the following profiles: - Food supply chain manager - Product manager in the food sector - Production manager in the food sector Food Value Chains are important because food production is becoming increasingly complicated. In the past, we consumed mainly local food products: the lines were short; we knew how and where the food was produced and we sometimes collected it directly from the farmer himself. Today, food is available through large supermarket chains which import food products from all over the world. In short, the entire chain has become long and complicated. Food chain management involves managing these complicated processes in which logistics, efficient operational management, cooperation and trust are key words. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive an Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree) in Management and Agribusiness. Competencies Successful graduates will be competent in the following areas of expertise: - Analysing agri-food chains - Innovation in the agri-food sector - Leadership in the agri-food sector - Set-up and implementation of quality management systems - Market development and marketing strategies. [-]

Bachelor's Degree In Mineral Technology

Cégep de Sept-Îles
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Sept-Îles

The mineral technology program - Mineral option prepares students to practice the technician function in the areas of management of mineral resources (research, exploitation, processing), preservation and restoration. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. GOALS OF THE PROGRAM: Mining train specialized technicians in the fields of geology, mining and mineral processing (laboratory). I will learn to: Conduct geological surveys, geochemical and geophysical. Supervise drilling. Participate in the characterization of mineral deposits. Design, plan and monitor mining operations in underground mines, open pit and quarries. Check the stability of the ground and airing. Oversee the operations staff. Perform concentration tests, pelletizing, flotation, hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical extraction. Characterize the samples. Control the release of tailings. PRE: High school diploma (DES) Technical and mathematical sciences or natural sciences or mathematics Secondary 4 Cultural, Social and Technical Secondary 5 Environmental Science and Technology or Science and Environment Secondary 4 OR Mathematics 436 Physical Science 436 Program Objectives The mineral technology program - Mineral option prepares students to practice the technician function in the areas of management of mineral resources (research, exploitation, processing), preservation and restoration. The CEGEP (College of General and Vocational Education) is the first level of higher education in Quebec, the second being university. CEGEPs provide two types of programs: graduate technical programs, which are primarily designed based on the labor market, although they also provide access to university and pre-university programs that prepare students for university. Both programs lead to a college degree (DEC). All students seeking admission to a member institution of SRACQ must apply for admission before the deadlines for admission for the academic year beginning at the end of August for the session of and fall in mid-January for the winter session. [-]

Bachelor of Environmental Studies

University of Prince Edward Island
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Charlottetown

With the new Bachelor of Environmental Studies program at the University of Prince Edward Island you will learn to make environmental connections across academic fields and to analyze environmental challenges we face today. [+]

"Acquire the knowledge to create a sustainable future. The reasons why are all around you." With the new Bachelor of Environmental Studies program at the University of Prince Edward Island you will learn to make environmental connections across academic fields and to analyze environmental challenges we face today. In the classroom, field, and community, you will lead the way in finding innovative solutions—making a positive impact toward sustainability in your personal life, locally and globally. Environmental issues typically do not respect traditional academic boundaries and require scientific, technical, human and social perspectives to address. As an interdisciplinary liberal arts and science program, the Bachelor of Environmental Studies will provide students with the opportunity to integrate knowledge across faculties of Arts, Science, and Business. Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown, Director Environmental Studies Degree Description A student enrolled in the BES will require a total of 120 credit hours or 40 Courses which includes a minimum of 42 credit hours or 14 discipline specific courses with a designation of Environmental Studies (ENV). Of these 14 ENV courses, at least 6 must be at the 300 level or above, including at least 2 at the 400 level. There are 5 required core (ENV) courses included as part of the 14 discipline specific courses, one of which requires a 30 hour internship working with a community partner engaged in the environmental field (ENV 301). There are requirements from the Faculties of Arts, Science, and School of Business. Students are required to choose one of three specializations: Environmental Thought and Practice Island Environments and Sustainability Environmental Innovation and Change Management Note: Each specialization has specific required courses. COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION Students are expected to apply for a particular specialization at the beginning of their second year. However, it is possible for students to declare a specialization until the end of their third year. Please note that ENV courses taken as part of a specialization requirement can be used to fulfil the ENV requirements for the BES. ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION The specialization in Environmental Innovation and Change Management focuses on learning how to live within the limits of our environment, and develop innovations to manage the interaction of human activities with and upon the environment in a positive way; to challenge the conventional and move organizations, businesses and communities to invoke positive change. ENVIRONMENTAL THOUGHT AND PRACTICE SPECIALIZATION The specialization in Environmental Thought and Practice focuses on the exploration of the values, attitudes and beliefs of people in relation to the environment in order to provide answers to pressing environmental concerns. ISLAND ENVIRONMENTS AND SUSTAINABILITY SPECIALIZATION The Island Environments and Sustainability specialization focuses on the diverse characteristics of islands and islanders’ interaction with the environment in order to gain an understanding of lessons for sustainability in all places. [-]

BA In Geography

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time Part time 24 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski + 1 more

The BA in Geography aims to better understand environmental changes and to contribute to more sustainable management of territories and their resources. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. The BA in Geography aims to better understand environmental changes and to contribute to more sustainable management of territories and their resources. Integrating the natural and social sciences and geospatial technologies, it allows to deepen their knowledge in one of the following concentrations: spatial planning and sustainable development; environment, geomorphology and natural hazards; marine environment; ecological geography; What is geography? Geography integrates the natural sciences and the humanities. It aims to understand how natural environments influence human activities, but also how societies adapt, use and modify these settings. Environmental issues are therefore at the heart of the field of study of geography. This discipline is also interested in all aspects of integrated management of territories and their resources. For this, it uses methods and efficient tools for the collection, processing and analysis of geographic information (GIS, remote sensing, photo interpretation, field campaigns, etc.). At UQAR, human geography and physical geography come together to tackle issues, for example, geohazards, regional planning and sustainable development. concentrations planning and sustainable development management concentration The BA in geography, land concentration in the planning and sustainable development concerns both land use, economic development, enhancement and protection of natural resources. It is particularly geared towards the analysis of the living conditions of individuals and a more harmonious and equitable use of resources and landscaped spaces. environmental concentration, geomorphology and natural hazards The BA in Geography, Environmental concentration, geomorphology and natural hazards to discover the organization and functioning of the environment in order to better manage natural and developed areas, especially to natural hazards. The basic themes are dynamic and climatic geomorphology of the continental and marine geosystems, management of coastal areas, river basins and mountain environments, management and prevention of natural hazards, human disturbance and environmental issues, protection and development of resources, relationships between companies and their environment in a context of climate change. Concentration of marine environment The BA in geography, marine environment concentration aims to train geographers paleo-oceanography and paleoclimatology that contribute to integrated coastal zone management. Topics include geology, geomorphology and coastal and marine sedimentology, dynamic coastal and marine currents, Québec maritime geography, ocean mapping, geomatics and marine remote sensing, paleo-oceanography, paleoclimatology and the operation and development of coastal and marine ecosystems. This concentration also provides a gateway to the humanities graduates who wish to pursue graduate in oceanography or environmental studies. However, it is recommended to follow some science courses at the college level. This concentration has a strong component in the natural sciences and it is therefore advisable to have already taken some courses in this area to ensure they have the interest and ability to succeed. Several students pass this concentration without having done courses in natural sciences earlier, but they must work harder and motivation to succeed. Concentration of ecological geography The BA in Geography, ecological geography concentration is interested in ecosystem functioning. It provides students with the basic concepts in physical geography (geology, geomorphology, climatology) and ecology (biogeography, marine ecology and fresh water, plant and animal ecology) to contribute to the management, protection and development value habitats and their resources. Employment Opportunities major employers The main geography graduates employers are: regional county municipalities (RCM); regional councils of consultation and Development (CRCD); Management Corporations and Community Development (SADC); Resource operating companies (SER); regional tourism associations (ATRs) watershed councils; ZIP committees; provincial departments (Natural Resources, Forest, Wildlife and Parks; Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Sustainability, Environment and Fight against climate change, transport, etc.); federal departments (Fisheries and Oceans, Parks, Environment, Transport, etc.); consulting firms in planning and urbanism. main jobs The main jobs held by geography graduates are: aménagiste; development agent; project manager; cartographer; cartothécaire; geographer; development planner planning; manager of geographic databases; etc. Continuation of graduate studies at UQAR Graduates of Geography degree have access to graduate programs UQAR in the following areas: geography; oceanography; management of marine resources; management of wildlife and its habitats; ethics; project management; people management in the workplace. OBJECTIVES This program aims to provide students a complete education with emphasis on basic concepts of geography, scientific approach, methods, techniques and applications. The program aims to equip students with a basic university education by promoting the development of a method of scientific work that allows the future graduate to work in the labor market in the field of their choice or to continue studies in a graduate studies program. [-]

Degree In Environmental Chemistry And Bioresources

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 21 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

The Bachelor of Environmental Chemistry and bio offers a unique multidisciplinary training in Quebec, because 70% of the courses include laboratory work and field trips. [+]

The Bachelor of Environmental Chemistry and bio offers a unique multidisciplinary training in Quebec, because 70% of the courses include laboratory work and field trips. Courses on the marine environment, the atmosphere, the valuation of bioresources and the major environmental issues include the menu. Available intensively on seven quarters, including two which hosts the summer paid internships, the program allows the production of professional chemist issued by the Quebec Order of Chemists. What is the chemistry of the environment and bioresources? The Bachelor of Environmental Chemistry and Bioresource makes sense in the global environment currently dominated by climate change and the control of human impacts on the quality of the environment. This program aims to train chemists carrying solutions that promote sustainable management and quality of life for present and future generations. The environmental component is: assess the quality of the environment through the analysis of aquatic, terrestrial and atmospheric; understand the relationships between marine ecosystems and the atmosphere, the role of the ocean in the biosphere, the behavior of gases and their role in the greenhouse effect, thinning of the ozone layer and the formation of urban smog, etc .; apply and develop solutions in order to restore the state of the environment; understand major environmental issues, the role and responsibility of a chemist in society. The component valuation of bioresources is to: identify the main sources of waste and its potential for use by recycling or transformation; transform natural products to enhance the extraction and purification to increase the use and value; apply current technologies for efficient and effective processing of biomass; learn and address Bioresource transformation tools which better respect the environment by applying the techniques of "green chemistry". The general objectives offer a pioneering and innovative training in the field of chemistry; train professionals able to address the inevitable environmental challenges facing Quebec society and able to help companies develop and optimize the use of renewable resources; empowering and creative students vis-à-vis the valuation of bioresources; demonstrate the fundamental role played chemistry in the study and solution of environmental problems. Specific objectives At the end of their studies, students will: have acquired the basic knowledge needed for professional practice of chemistry; have benefited from a multidisciplinary training making them able to work daily with stakeholders from other disciplines involved in environmental issues; will be able to address environmental problems as an approach to prevention that much to the intervention; will have acquired the knowledge to eliminate industrial waste or value them, that is to say, into useful products; will be able to extract and inventory molecules of marine origin or otherwise, may possess pharmacological activity and so find new outlets for certain natural resources; will have acquired a working method in the field and in the laboratory; will communicate the results of their work orally or in writing. [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering: Environmental

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Windsor

Environmental engineers use chemistry, biology, and engineering principles to solve air, water, and land pollution problems. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. Environmental engineers use chemistry, biology, and engineering principles to solve air, water, and land pollution problems. Allows students to tackle the challenges that can harm human and ecosystem health and to design real-world processes and systems that remove contaminants before they are released into our air, water and soil Includes the study and application of the latest technologies, systems and approaches for preventing and reducing pollution, increasing eco-efficiency and promoting renewable energy, that lead to innovative, sustainable and economical solutions for our planet The program in Environmental Engineering is built upon a broad base of science and mathematics combined with an emphasis on engineering principles and design. The rapid growth of industrial activities has produced many new problems related to environmental protection, resource conservation, and safety. The public has been aware of the risks involved in handling a wide range of hazardous and toxic materials by major incidents which have occurred in spite of improved design methods and operating techniques to overcome potential problems. Consequently, legislation is being formulated and enacted to control the release of toxic chemicals and pollutants into our environment. Environmental engineers are trained not only to solve problems of immediate concern, but also to develop practices and processes to systematically avoid their occurrence. Environmental engineers have qualifications which will permit them to focus upon the transport, transformation and removal of contaminants in air, water, and soil, as well as the broader aspects of environmental planning and impact assessment. Note: The baccalaureate degree program in Environmental Engineering is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board of the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers. With appropriate selection of electives, students would be qualified to apply to medical schools. Rigorous, Enriching Programs The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers two separate degree programs: Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Both programs are similar in many respects, but each offers its own unique strengths. UWindsor offered the first environmental engineering degree program in Canada. After your first-year studies, you will specialize in courses such as air pollution, water pollution control, chemical reaction engineering, environmental microbiology and environmental assessment. What You Will Take First Year In your first year, you will learn and explore subjects important to engineering, including: Forces, motions and movement Electricity and magnetism Mathematics and its applications Design and graphical communications Chemical and material interactions Technical communications Professional issues in the engineering disciplines Thermodynamics, fluids and heat transfer Admission Requirements All Engineering streams require a minimum 74% average from the top six high school courses, as well as an average of 74% between MHF4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. MCV4U is strongly recommended. A First-class Facility Our new, $112-million Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI) rivals the technical sophistication of any postsecondary institution in Canada. The CEI was constructed to meet the highest environmental standards and to provide learning opportunities throughout the facility. FIRST AND SECOND YEAR - Common to all Civil And Environmental Engineering Programs Year 1 - Fall (Semester 1) 85-111. Engineering Mechanics I 85-133. Engineering and Design 62-140. Differential Calculus 62-126. Linear Algebra 85-118. Engineering and the Profession Year 1 - Winter (Semester 2) 85-120. Engineering Thermo fluids 62-141. Integral Calculus 64-141. Introduction to Physics II 59-110. Topics General Chemistry 85-119. Technical Communications SECOND YEAR Students must have completed at least eight (8) of their 1st year courses before being allowed to register into the 2nd year courses. Year 2 - Fall Term (Semester 3) 85-232. Engineering Software Fundamentals 85-234. Electrical and Computing Fundamentals 85-250. Engineering and the Environment 92-210. Dynamics 62-215. Vector Calculus Non-Technical Elective Year 2 - Winter Term (Semester 4) 85-218. Mechanics of Deformable Bodies 85-222. Treatment of Experimental Data 87-220. Civil Engineering Information Systems 87-219. Materials in Civil and Environmental Engineering 85-220 Numerical Analysis for Engineering (Formerly 92-222) 62-216. Differential Equations THIRD YEAR Students must have completed all the 1st year courses and at least nine (9) of their 2nd year courses before being allowed to register into the 3rd year courses. Year 3 - Fall (Semester 5) 85-313. Engineering Economy 87-351. Fluid Mechanics 87-352. Stress Analysis 87-355. Geotechnical Engineering I 93-351. Thermodynamics 93-352. Environmental Chemical Analysis Year 3 – Winter (Semester 6) 55-140. Biological Diversity 87-471. Hydrology 93-361. Transport Phenomema 93-362. Air Pollution Control 93-363. Water/Wastewater Treatment 93-364. Materials Recovery/Waste Management FOURTH YEAR Students cannot register into any of the 4th year courses until they have completed nine (9) 3rd year Civil Engineering courses and all courses from 1st and 2nd year. Year 4 - Winter (Semester 7) 87-472. Hydraulics 93-400. Capstone Design 93-471. Water Dist./Wastewater Coll. 93-472. Chemical Reaction Engineering 93-473. Environmental Engineering Microbiology Non-Technical Elective Year 4 - Summer (Semester 8) 85-421. Engineering and Society 93-400. Capstone Design 93-481. Sustainability in Engineering 93-482. Hydrogeological Engineering Technical Elective Technical Electives: 87-363. Geotechnical Engineering II 87-365. Transportation and Traffic Engineering 87-482. Planning and Construction Management 92-324. Engineering Measurements 92-328. Heat Transfer 92-455. Environmental Effects and Control of Noise Career Tracks: State-of-the-art manufacturing and production Business Government Systems design/operation/building/maintenance Consulting Transportation Pollution control and prevention Advanced computing and communications Medicine and medical technology Bio-based engineering Research and development Structural design Failure analysis Construction and infrastructure renewal Scheduling and optimization Automotive industry Environmental protection Project, process and systems management Robotics and advanced electronics Power generation and distribution Excellent Student Support The Faculty of Engineering WINONE Office provides additional counselling, explains the educational requirements of your degree and gives you extra support to help you succeed. Our Undergraduate Student Advisors Program connects you with a select group of senior and intermediate engineering students who can: Assist you in understanding key concepts Advise you on how to handle tests and projects Suggest student clubs and activities Choose UWindsor At the University of Windsor, we offer 190 high-quality programs in an international setting. Equally important, you can experience a broad range of opportunities outside the classroom: Explore exchange opportunities with dozens of universities around the world. Enhance your work experience through co-op programs, internships and paid, research assistantships. Student-led organizations play a vital role on campus and in the broader community. The diversity of our students—where they are from, what they believe and how they think—will expand your mind. [-]

B.Sc/BA. Mathematics

Nipissing University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Ontario

The four-year (Honours) degree has three different streams: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or (Non-specialized) Mathematics. [+]

B.Sc/BA. Mathematics Mathematics can be applied to multiple disciplines, and open up a wide array of opportunities to you as a graduate. The four-year (Honours) degree has three different streams: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or (Non-specialized) Mathematics. Our professors are committed to the success of their students and have developed a Math Drop-in Centre for those who want to receive (or give) assistance with math problem-solving. As an undergraduate Mathematics student you will have the advantage of participating in research that is typically reserved for graduate students. As a student of Nipissing's Mathematics program, you will complete one or more courses in Calculus, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics and Probability and Statistics within your first year of study. These courses will ensure that you gain a solid foundation of Mathematics. In the Honours programs, you can choose a Pure Mathematics stream, an Applied Mathematics stream or a Non-specialized stream. These choices allow you to tailor your degree to your particular career interests and strengths. Our Honours programs have a strong emphasis on research, which provides a tremendous opportunity for our students. Under the direct supervision of one or two faculty members, all Honours students complete research in their third or fourth year. Research ​All full-time members of the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics are actively involved in high-caliber research projects. The fundamental, productive research of our department members is recognized nationally and internationally. Currently, six members of the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics hold NSERC grants. This gives our undergraduate students an excellent opportunity to participate in a cutting-edge research in the form of senior undergraduate research projects and USRA's (summer research fellowships). In Mathematics, the following areas of research are especially active: Topology is a study of very far reaching generalization of geometric properties of objects, invariant under special types of deformations. Topological methods are widely used in functional analysis, differential equations, algebra, and other areas of mathematic. The following topics are of particular interest for the members of the department: dimension theory (classical, cohomological, extension, and asymptotic dimensions; infinite-dimensional spaces), selections, continuum theory, dynamical systems. More information about research in Topology can be found at Topology Research Group website. Computational Geometry is focused on algorithms and data structures that deal with geometric problems, and their implementations. Optimal triangulations, reconstruction of polygons based on visibility data, and computing kernels of orthogonal polygons are among the recent topics. Algorithmic Graph Theory is focused on study of the combinatorial properties of certain graph classes and design of algorithms for efficient solution of generally hard computational problems on these graph classes. Hamiltonicity, longest paths, vertex separation, structural indices and colourability are among the recent topics. Industrial Mathematics research is focused on techniques and approaches for optimization. Recent example is the study of optimal bus scheduling using geometric approaches, density models and multi-objective evaluation. [-]

Bachelor of Environmental Design

University of Manitoba
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

The Bachelor of Environmental Design program is envisioned as a strong multidisciplinary undergraduate degree in its own right and provides a solid base of design education for students intending to pursue careers and/or graduate studies in a wide variety of disciplines. These include the Faculty's masters degrees in Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture, and at other institutions globally. [+]

Best Bachelors in Natural Sciences in Canada 2017. The Bachelor of Environmental Design program is envisioned as a strong multidisciplinary undergraduate degree in its own right and provides a solid base of design education for students intending to pursue careers and/or graduate studies in a wide variety of disciplines. These include the Faculty's masters degrees in Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture, and at other institutions globally. Degree options B.Env.D. Bachelor of Environmental Design – 4 years M.Arch. Master of Architecture M.C.P. Master of City Planning M.I.D. Master in Interior Design M.L.Arch. Master of Landscape Architecture Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Design and Planning Bachelor of Environmental Design (Architecture Masters Preparation Program (AMP) - 2 years following completion of a non-design undergraduate degree (does not require the completion of University 1). Interesting courses Design Studio Introduction to Environmental Design Visual Literacy Visual Media Travel opportunities Students in the third and forth year options have the opportunity to travel to places like Europe, Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, Montreal and New York as part of the Design Studio curriculum. Professional opportunities Architectural and design firms Graphic design Set design Fashion design Jewelry design Gaming design Model building and photography Note: a large percentage of graduates pursue graduate studies in Architecture, city planning, interior design or landscape architecture and are often accepted in the corresponding masters program at the U of M or into other universities in Canada, the United States and abroad. What is unique about this program at the U of M? Studio is the core of the Environmental Design Program. The other courses give support to studio. All of the professors know each other and work together to create a unique environment where the students' creativity will be encouraged and pushed. Our Faculty researches areas of sustainability, material investigations currently including ice and tensile structures, concrete and furniture design, theoretical approaches, sound, light and art/design. The University of Manitoba is the only University with all four areas of design under one roof and the only design school between Toronto and Calgary. [-]