Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation is a 127 semester hour degree program.

Admission to Applied Climate Change and Adaptation

High school graduate

Students can apply directly from high school to the UPEI Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation program. Admission will be capped at 40 students, with two of the 40 seats dedicated for Aboriginal students. Students of the program will progress as a cohort. All eligible first year candidates are considered for admission based on their average in Grade 12: academic English, academic Math, and two academic Sciences from the following list (academic Chemistry, academic Biology, academic Physics); one other Grade 12 academic subject; minimum overall average of 70% with no individual grade below 65%.

Applicants whose average in English, Math and two of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics, is 89% and above when final results for first semester grades are obtained will receive an "Early Offer" of admittance. All other applicants will be ranked.

In an effort to support a diverse cohort and build a program with global perspectives and global knowledge transfer opportunities, UPEI encourages applications from domestic and international students.

University applicant

Consideration will be given to students transferring into the program based on eligibility and enrolment numbers. University transfer students are subject to existing requirements for undergraduate admissions for the Faculty of Science.

University applicants attending or having attended a university must meet the same requirements as listed above, but can also complete the admission requirements by taking degree level courses.

Application Process

The following is required when completing your application:

  • Undergraduate Application
  • UPEI Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official Transcripts from any post-secondary institution where you have taken a course, even if transfer credit(s) was given by another institution. If enrolled in courses at the time of application, a final transcript is required for those courses as well. Final results for all courses used in the admission review process must be received by June 1.
     
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