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Water Sciences

Freshwater systems are integral to the health of our planet and provide many essential ecosystem services, such as clean water, food, energy, recreation, climate regulation and waste assimilation. As human populations and economies grow, demand for these ecosystem services continue to increase. The B.Sc. in Water Sciences at Trent addresses contemporary water challenges from multiple perspectives, and responds to the large demand for professionals who can integrate science and policy to understand and solve issues associated with water and the aquatic environment.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Study with internationally-recognized water scientists in state-of-the-art labs and learning facilities
  • Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of water issues by taking courses offered by several science departments
  • Gain experience in the study of water and the aquatic environment in the field and laboratory

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Consultant
  • Hydrologist
  • Fisheries Manager
  • Drinking Water Policy Specialist
  • Regional Land and Water Resources Manager