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Environment and Urban Sustainability (BA (Hons))

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Is It for You?

Preserving and protecting the planet is more important than ever. This program explores how citizens, corporations and governments resist or embrace and enact eco-friendly ideas and approaches. You’ll learn how to research and resolve environmental issues through fieldwork, consulting for external clients, investigating urban sustainability issues, going on an international exchange and pursuing an optional practicum. After graduation, your ability to interpret various environments, analyze people’s behaviour and critique sustainable initiatives will empower you to affect change. 

This is one of 10 bachelor of arts programs that share a one-year foundation.

 Faculty
Faculty of Arts

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

 Grade Range
74-76%*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Optional internship

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2023 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. TMU reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2022/2023

Domestic Ontario Students Fees Range: $7,050 - $7,118
Domestic Out-of-Province Students Fees Range: $7,547 - $7,616
International Students Fees Range: $31,814 - $31,864

For detailed fees information visit Tuition and Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)” as requirement
  • Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

You may make an impact in many fields: policy; sustainability; health and safety; education; and private, government or non-profit sectors. You may work as a sustainability and reporting analyst, environmental health and safety coordinator, field technician, climate change coordinator, or urban agriculture and climate researcher.

You may also choose to pursue professional environmental certifications, teachers’ college, law school, or graduate studies in geography, environmental science and management, urban planning, policy or related fields.

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