Environmental Economics and Policy

Environmental Economics and Policy

Why study this program?

This program examines the economic, social, political, and legal issues associated with environmental issues. You’ll develop quantitative and analytical skills in economic theory, and you’ll gain a framework for assessing and influencing environmental economics and policies.


Why study Environmental and Conservation Sciences at the University of Alberta?

Our BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences gives you the opportunity to study and develop real-world solutions for environmental issues such as land conservation, water conservation, biodiversity, and adaptation to climate change. You’ll also have the chance to participate in a three-week field school as well as a project-based capstone course.


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POSSIBLE CAREERS
  • Agrologist
  • Compliance Promotion Specialist
  • Environmental / Indigenous Relations Advisor
  • Environmental Auditor
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Economist
  • Environmental Impact Assessor
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Food Processing Plant Supervisor
  • Land Reclamation Specialist
  • Land Use Planner
  • Soil Scientist
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Wildlife / Conservation Biologist

Alex, from Balzac, is an Agriculture and Resource Economics student, VP Academic of the Agriculture Club, and a member of the UAlberta cheerleading team. Alex also helps out during harvest and calving on her family's mixed farm, and helps run the online side of the business.

Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements for 2024 - 2025

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.

At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Indigenous Students in their work towards a degree. Indigenous students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Indigenous Students refer to the U of A Calendar.

Deadline

Fall application: March 1, 2024

March 1st is the deadline to apply for most direct entry programs, but be sure to double-check! For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see admission requirements by faculty in the University Calendar.

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