Memorial University, Grenfell Campus

Introduction

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is located in Eastern Canada in the city of Corner Brook on Newfoundland's west coast.

Grenfell's unique location offers international students a vibrant, friendly and safe learning environment. At Grenfell, our class sizes are small, so it's easy to get to know your professors and classmates - you'll feel at home in no time. Memorial University also boasts the lowest international tuition rates in the country, while offering you an education that is respected around the world.

International students play an important role in student life at Grenfell. You'll become part of the campus community and add to the community's cultural diversity.

Why Grenfell? Because we're awesome, that's why.

We are affordable, have an amazing location, offer small classes in a safe environment, offer guaranteed student housing to first year students and have top-notch facilities.

Affordability

As a campus of Memorial University, you'll enjoy the lowest tuition rate in English-speaking Canada. The provincial government gives high priority to education, providing extensive funding to Memorial University. This commitment allows us to provide an affordable yet high-quality post-secondary education.

Small classes, safe environment

Sure lots of universities have small classes, but at Grenfell, you'll know your profs on a first-name basis. And Corner Brook is small too, so you'll feel safe and secure in one of the safest cities in North America. We offer quality undergraduate degrees in arts, business, education, fine arts, nursing, resource management and science. Masters degrees are offered in environmental policy and boreal ecosystems and agricultural sciences. Our small campus environment will help you thrive in your educational endeavours.Many of our students also get to conduct research with their professors – an opportunity that will give you unique hands-on experience.

Location, location, location

Grenfell is located in one of the most beautiful settings in the country: clean air, roaring ocean, majestic mountains. The west coast of Newfoundland is a hub of adventure in summer, winter, spring and fall. Hiking trails criss-cross the area. There are spots to ski, snowboard, rock climb and zipline. Marble Mountain Resort is 1,700 feet of top-notch skiing and snowboarding and Blow Me Down Trails Cross Country Ski Club has 42 km of groomed trails – both just minutes from campus. And a short car ride away is Gros Morne National Park, a world heritage site with marine inlets, rich forest and glacier-carved fjords. Get your outdoor groove on.

We’re also a thriving theatre community with several productions each year. Our art galleries are home to exhibits from around the world. Take a stroll downtown for shopping, nightlife and dining or visit our other shopping areas, including the retail big-box district. We're a small city with everything you need.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA in English

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

The English program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University allows you to work toward a bachelor of arts with a major in English and a minor in another subject area. [+]

The English program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University allows you to work toward a bachelor of arts with a major in English and a minor in another subject area.

We offer education in English literature and creative writing within the framework of a liberal arts degree program.

Grenfell's English program includes key courses that give you a strong understanding of the essential aspects of English literature. The courses also focus on specific areas of English studies, including:

Canadian literature Dramatic literature Modern literature Creative writing Why study English at Grenfell?

If you love to read and write, the English program at Grenfell will expand your creativity, imagination, and critical thinking. There is a particular focus on creative writing and our instructors expose you to different worldviews through literature, allowing you to analyze culture, world events, and your own daily encounters in a new way.... [-]


BA in Environmental Studies

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

Grenfell offers a four-year bachelor of arts program with a major in environmental studies. The program is ideal for students who love the outdoors and are looking to design environmental solutions for the future. [+]

Grenfell offers a four-year bachelor of arts program with a major in environmental studies.

The program is ideal for students who love the outdoors and are looking to design environmental solutions for the future. Students in the environmental studies program at Grenfell study environmental issues and solutions in a variety of fields including:

Geography Economics Political science Resource management Environmental law Religious studies Outdoor pursuits Why study environmental studies?

Our planet needs champions. It needs passionate, informed advocates. It needs leaders who can balance the needs of industries with the aspirations of conservationists and the public. Our program will equip you to be a steward of the planet using a strong interdisciplinary grounding in environmental ethics, ecological economics, and natural sciences. You’ll look at issues through both local and global lenses. You’ll explore the issues of environmental economics, including the complex relationships between scarcity and demand, and abundance and waste.... [-]


BA in Psychology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

You can major in psychology through a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree at Grenfell Campus. You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree. [+]

You can major in psychology through a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree at Grenfell Campus.

You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree.

Why study psychology at Grenfell?

Psychology seeks to understand how we think, act, and feel. By exploring mental functions and actions, we can understand individual and group behaviour. Grenfell's psychology program offers students a wide variety of topics and will provide you with skills and knowledge that will have relevance throughout your life including:

Critical thinking Problem-solving abilities Analytic abilities Writing skills Presentation skills

Near of the end of your studies, you'll have the opportunity to present your research to your peers, family, and the community at the Psychology Student Research Conference. It's a celebration of the work of our senior students and an impressive showcase of their skills in the research domain, further demonstrating the dynamic and comprehensive characteristics of psychology.... [-]


BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook + 1 more

The business administration program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University focuses on the science and art of managing people to produce goods and services. [+]

The business administration program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University focuses on the science and art of managing people to produce goods and services.

Studying business administration combines a number of topics, including:

Accounting and finance Business ethics and social responsibility Business law Communications Entrepreneurship and innovation Human resource management Marketing Operations management Strategy and change management

Grenfell's business program prepares you for this competitive field, teaching you the art of working with people, resources, and ideas.

Why study business administration at Grenfell?

Grenfell's business administration program helps you develop practical skills, such as:... [-]


BSc in Physics

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

The physics program at Grenfell Campus will satisfy your curiosity about how the universe works. This four-year bachelor of science program explores everything from the smallest nucleus to the farthest galaxies. [+]

The physics program at Grenfell Campus will satisfy your curiosity about how the universe works. This four-year bachelor of science program explores everything from the smallest nucleus to the farthest galaxies. Students learn the fundamentals giving them a strong foundation to build on. You can choose your direction of study by selecting courses in subatomic and particle physics, astronomy and cosmology.

Why study physics at Grenfell?

People who study physics want to learn how the universe works. Their curiosity takes them from the realm of the very tiny - the structure of an atom's nucleus - to the very big - the structure of the universe - and everywhere in between! You can learn about astrophysics and cosmology through one of Atlantic Canada’s largest astronomical telescopes right here at the Grenfell Campus Observatory. Or you can explore the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, quantum mechanics, geophysics, and particle physics. You can shape your program so you concentrate on what most intrigues you. Your physics degree can be completed in four years.... [-]


BSc

BSc in Computational Mathematics

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

Math is all around us, from landing that perfect snowboard jump to designing the next best-selling app. It’s about discovering this place we live in through algorithms, calculations and logical reasoning. The computational mathematics program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is a four-year bachelor of science degree.

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Math is all around us, from landing that perfect snowboard jump to designing the next best-selling app. It’s about discovering this place we live in through algorithms, calculations and logical reasoning. The computational mathematics program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is a four-year bachelor of science degree. Students strengthen their logical reasoning skills and gain technical knowledge in diverse areas, including:

Economics Engineering Physics Biology Chemistry Psychology Business Computer science Why study computational mathematics at Grenfell?

Computational mathematics is about solving real-world problems with numbers. It’s about learning to think critically and developing analytical skills that will prepare you for countless opportunities. Computational mathematics is the language of the future. You’ll gain the skills you need to navigate the numbers and prepare for the evolution of many industries.... [-]


BSc in Environmental Science

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

​​The environmental science program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, focuses on the natural sciences and how they raise awareness and understanding of the environment. [+]

The environmental science program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, focuses on the natural sciences and how they raise awareness and understanding of the environment.

Program courses explore a science-based focus that enables the understanding of reactions, mechanisms, diversity and impact on the environment. The four-year environmental science program offers in-depth knowledge in two streams – chemistry and biology.

Why study environmental science at Grenfell?

The natural world with its complexity and beauty offers many opportunities to learn. Our environment provides us energy, nourishment, employment and recreation – and to use it properly, we need to understand it.... [-]


BSc in Psychology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

You can major in psychology through a bachelor of arts degree or a bachelor of science degree at Grenfell Campus. You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree. [+]

You can major in psychology through a bachelor of arts degree or a bachelor of science degree at Grenfell Campus.

You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree.

Why study psychology at Grenfell?

Psychology seeks to understand how we think, act, and feel. By exploring mental functions and actions, we can understand individual and group behaviour. Grenfell's psychology program offers students a wide variety of topics and provides you with skills and knowledge that will have relevance throughout your life including:

Critical thinking Problem-solving abilities Analytic abilities Writing skills Presentation skills

Near of the end of your studies, you'll have the opportunity to present your research to your peers, family, and the community at the Psychology Student Research Conference. It's a celebration of the work of our senior students and an impressive showcase of their skills in the research domain, further demonstrating the dynamic and comprehensive characteristics of psychology.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor in Resource Management

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

The four-year degree program draws on existing courses shared among different programs at Grenfell Campus and also introduces new courses. [+]

The sustainable resource management program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is not a bachelor of arts degree, nor is it a science degree.

Rather, it is a bachelor of resource management (B.R.M.) that bridges scientific concerns about natural resources with policy development and management. The four-year degree program draws on existing courses shared among different programs at Grenfell Campus and also introduces new courses.

Why study sustainable resource management at Grenfell?

What is sustainable resource management? Human demands on our precious resources are increasing. The need to protect these resources is greater than ever. Our society, economy, and planet need educated professionals who can find that balance.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

Our four-year bachelor of fine arts degree in theatre is the only one of its kind in Atlantic Canada. You can study acting or technical theatre production. [+]

Our four-year bachelor of fine arts degree in theatre is the only one of its kind in Atlantic Canada. You can study acting or technical theatre production.

Acting stream – Develop fundamental acting skills including voice, movement, and speech. You'll learn how to apply these skills to scene study, technique and live performance.

Technical theatre stream – Master the key skills of theatre production, including lighting, sound, wardrobe, props, carpentry, drafting, scenic painting and stage management.

Why study theatre at Grenfell?

Grenfell's theatre program combines practical and academic training. In addition to working with theatre professionals, you'll get a broad liberal arts education with a strong concentration in dramatic literature. So whether you pursue your theatrical dreams or decide to use your degree as a platform for another career, you will be well prepared.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts – Visual Arts

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

Visual artists are driven by their passion to express themselves through their work and are motivated their surroundings. It’s the way you perceive and interpret the world. The visual arts program at Grenfell Campus is an immersive studio-based, four-year degree program in contemporary art. [+]

Visual artists are driven by their passion to express themselves through their work and are motivated their surroundings. It’s the way you perceive and interpret the world.

The visual arts program at Grenfell Campus is an immersive studio-based, four-year degree program in contemporary art. Explore your creativity through different areas of visual art, such as

Drawing Painting Sculpture Printmaking Photography New media and digital imaging Installation Time-based practices Art history/visual culture Textile/Fibre Art Why study visual arts at Grenfell?

The visual arts program at Grenfell allows students to express themselves through various art forms and media. Our instructors support students in their journey to find the materials, processes, and practices that best suit their artistic visions. We will help you to enhance your technical skills while developing your creative intent. Our program will also introduce you to contemporary art practices and give you the opportunity to work with celebrated national and international artists.... [-]