Northern Systems

Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences | Major in Northern Systems

Build your knowledge base to protect Canada's northern systems. As a student, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn skills to develop solutions to issues such as global climate change, decreasing non-renewable energy resources, land use, changes in water quantity and quality, and wildlife conservation.
  • Gain insight into northern and native studies content, reflecting northern environmental, economic, and social contexts.
  • Students may choose to spend some or all of years three and four taking courses at the UAlberta campus in Edmonton. Students from Edmonton may also complete part of their program in Whitehorse.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 60 credits of UAlberta coursework while registered in the ENCS Program. Courses delivered in partnership with Yukon College will generally represent years three and four of the ENCS program. UAlberta application procedures, deadlines and fees apply.