Semester in the North

Join students in the Northern ENCS Program and spend a semester at Yukon College in Whitehorse, getting hands on experience and credit towards your degree.

Course offerings for Winter 2019 include:

REN R 201: Introduction to Geomatic Techniques
REN R 307: Environmental Assessment Principles and Methods
REN R 340: Wildland Fire Science and Management (by webcon from Edmonton)
REN R 401: Northern Avian Ecology
REN R 401: Beringia – Its Pleistocene Environment and Paleoecology
REN R 401: Topics in Renewable Resources - Individual Study
REN R 427: Science Policy and Canada’s North
REN R 463: Biological Adaptation to Northern Environments
REN R 465: Northern Exposures Field School
REN R 491: Land-use Planning in Canada’s North
ALES 204: Communication Fundamentals for Professionals
NS 390: Research Methods in Native Studies
NS 435: Management of Aboriginal Natural Resources

Additional courses offered by Yukon College are also available to students.


January 3, 2019- April 10, 2019 (exams until April 26, 2019)


Open to ENCS, Forestry, BA students (limited spaces available). Specific course credits to be
determined in conjunction with your advisor.

Costs of Participation

Flights: approximately $600 return

Housing (Yukon College): approx. $535-$585/month (subject to availability; prospective
students should submit YC housing applications as soon as possible)

Tuition: standard UAlberta fees approx. $3000 ($532/course plus fees)

Yukon College fees: approx. $60 (registration and technology access)

Application Process: Complete and submit on-line application. Applications will be
reviewed as received, and spaces assigned on a first come basis.

Deadline for Winter 2019: October 1st, 2018