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Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Engineering (Optional Co-op) University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) - Prince George Campus University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) - Prince George Campus, Canada

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CAD 26954

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CAD 125

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48 months


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Program Overview

As an environmental engineer, you can serve society by ensuring we all have clean air, water and soil, and by creating sustainable solutions to today’s critical environmental questions.

This program prepares you for important employment opportunities where your technical expertise and problem-solving skills as an engineer are required, in addition to your strong awareness and understanding of environmental issues and a passion to improve the communities you live in.

Program Details
You will take design courses that begin in your first year, giving you the chance to engage your creative thinking. Hone your problem-solving skills as you continue to take design courses in every year of the program. 

During the first two years, build a foundation in basic sciences, engineering tools and environmental issues. In the final two years, you will develop an in-depth knowledge of environmental engineering.

Along with developing a solid background in environmental engineering, you will also gain strong communication skills and the ability to work across various disciplines including resource-based industries, government departments, research organizations, and environmental engineering consulting.

Example projects that an environmental engineering graduate can work on include the following:

  • Designing and building processes to bring clean drinking water to northern communities 
  • Designing and building processes to treat municipal or industrial wastewater
  • Designing and building processes to recover energy from municipal and industrial waste 
  • Developing methods to clean contaminated soil
  • Developing flood control plans
  • Mapping groundwater flow and contaminant transport in subsurface environments
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 5

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 90 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 65 - With no score less than - 60
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent.

6.5 IELTS Score
90 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
65 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
75% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 125

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11000 Per year

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