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Geographic Analysis - BA (Hons)

Is it for you?

This career-focused program teaches state-of-the-art geographic information systems (GIS), mapping and remote sensing technology to examine real-world issues in retail management, real estate development, social service planning, public health and safety, or climate change. 

You’ll be ready to provide innovative solutions in a variety of fields thanks to hands-on labs, a 350-hour internship in the public or private sector, research and consulting projects with external clients, fieldwork including local and international field trips and opportunities for international exchange.

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

Program info

Faculty: 
Faculty of Arts

Program format(s): 
Full time: 4 Year

Degree: 
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Grade range: 
Low 70s1

Requirements: 
Grades-Only

Experiential learning: 
Mandatory practicum


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)

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available on the admission requirements page.

Tuition and fees 

For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.

Full-time format 2023-2024:

Ontario students fees range: $7,179 - $7,204
Out-of-province students fees range: $8,008 - $8,701
International student fees range: $33,435 - $33,460

First-year courses

Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.

1st & 2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

REQUIRED GROUP 1: Four courses from Table I.

OPEN ELECTIVE: One Open Elective.

Your future

Put your training and expertise to use in fields including:

  • Market research
  • Real estate development
  • Retail site selection
  • Economic forecasting
  • Environmental conservation
  • Transportation planning
  • Housing
  • Recreation and tourism
  • Crime analysis
  • Consultancy, government and the private sector
  • Marketing
  • Planning and development
  • Graduate studies in geography (MA/MSc), spatial analysis (MSA), business (MBA), planning (MPl), policy, urban or immigration studies, or environmental science and management. Further studies in education, law or complete certification as a GIS professional (GISP)

Thinking of applying? Make sure the program is still accepting applications.


Student spotlight

Geography skills are in high demand for employers 

With TMU Geographic Analysis graduates employed in a variety of fields including leading retailers, major banks and real estate companies, the demand for data-savvy geography alumni with a variety of transferable skills remains high. 

Read more: Why your geography degree will get you a job

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Notes:

  1. Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2024 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.

Disclaimer: 

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy on this site, in the event of a discrepancy, TMU's current Undergraduate Calendar is the official reference.