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Postgraduate Diploma Blended

Biological Sciences Technology Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

24 months
Duration
511 CAD/credit 15330 CAD/year
143 CAD/credit 4290 CAD/year
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About

At Biological Sciences Technology Environmental Monitoring and Assessment from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology students investigate the impact of human activities on air, water, soil and vegetation, and gain a solid foundation in environmental sampling, assessment and laboratory skills.  

Overview

At Biological Sciences Technology Environmental Monitoring and Assessment from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology students learn how to monitor and assess environmental quality, apply principles of quality assurance/quality control, manage waste, and reclaim and remediate land. Graduates may conduct environmental site assessments, collect samples from surface and ground water, air, soil and waste, or analyze samples for pollutants in an environmental lab. They work with industry, consultants or government on land and water remediation and reclamation, and investigate environmental issues for various research groups.

Careers

  • Environmental laboratories and services companies
  • Engineering and oil & gas companies
  • Municipalities
  • Post-secondary institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vertebrate and Invertebrate Zoology
  • Workplace Skills Development
  • Applied Plant Morphology and Identification
  • Organic Chemistry in Environmental Assessment & Monitoring
  • Collection and Analysis of Spatial Data
  • Soil Sciences
  • Biostatistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30 or Physics 30
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Or successful completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits or 8 post-secondary courses within an accredited or recognized degree or diploma in a related field (natural resources or environmental sciences) with an Admission GPA of 2.0 based on the most recently completed post-secondary credits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 511 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    4290 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 143 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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