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Undergraduate

School of the Environment

Geography

Get hands-on experience experimenting with state-of-the-art research facilities including Trent’s on-campus wind tunnel lab and social/water interaction and transport chamber.
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Geography at Trent goes beyond learning in a classroom; it’s a hands-on exploration of our natural world. In this program, you’ll learn about real-world issues and critical perspectives related to both human and physical geography. You’ll explore complex challenges such as the causes and impacts of climate change, health geography, water resources, and the historical roots of geopolitical conflicts.

Accelerated Master's Degree

Earn your M.Sc. in Environmental & Life Sciences in only 12-16 months after graduating from your B.Sc.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)
  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

Locations:

  • Peterborough

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Resume Boosters:

  • Participate in a capstone or community-based research project
  • Work alongside leading faculty as a research assistant, even in your undergrad
  • Write and defend an undergraduate Honours thesis
Trent students collaborate on project work

“The best part of my program was definitely the fact that I got to complete an honours thesis. I did it in the Trent Environmental Wind Tunnel and I got a lot of hands-on experience working in the wind tunnel and actually turned into a research assistant job for me in the summer. It was really awesome that I got that opportunity and then got a continuing opportunity after!”

Christina Annalise von Bulow

Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Urban Planner
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • GIS Applications Specialist
  • Population Growth and Migration Specialist
  • Land Use Planner
  • Water Resources Manager
  • Geoscience Consultant

Popular Courses:

  • The Global Climate System
  • Geography of the Polar Regions
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Soil Science
  • Wilderness Resources
  • Rural Community Sustainability
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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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