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Honours Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning

Fanshawe College
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
London (Ontario, Canada)
English

Program description

Honours Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning

Create communities that work in harmony with the environment to create lasting and useful public spaces. If you see a future designing and planning vibrant landscapes that combine form and function, check out Fanshawe’s Honours Bachelor of Environmental Design and Planning program.

This one-of-a-kind program combines the theory, knowledge and techniques of landscape architecture, urban design and physical planning with training in geographic information systems, computer-aided design, visualization and presentation technologies. You’ll use industry-standard digital technologies and cutting-edge design and communication methods used in the real world of architectural and landscape design.

You'll also work on case studies and community-based projects with sustainability in mind. Through this bachelor of environmental design program, you will participate in three co-operative work placements, putting your skills to the test with real projects. In the final year of the program, you’ll solve a real, site-specific environmental design problem to showcase all of your newly developed skills.

Graduate with an environmental design and planning Honours degree

Once graduated, you’ll be able to enter the private sector with planning and GIS consultants, landscape architects and developers, or in the public sector with municipalities, conservation authorities and provincial ministries. The degree also prepares you for continued study at the graduate level.

This environmental planning degree will prepare you to leave a mark on the world around you.

Admission requirements

OSSD with courses from the University (U) or University/College (M) stream WITH:

  • Grade 12 English (U)
  • Plus five additional Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses
  • Final minimum average of 65.0% based on the highest six Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses

OR

Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

OR

Post-Secondary Standing* (if applicable)

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70, with test results within the last two years
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years.
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Core Courses

Group 1

Level 1

  • Environmental Design Fundamentals
  • Environmental Design & Planning Histor
  • GIS 1
  • Design Visualization 1
  • Co-Op Educ. Employment Prep

Group 2

Level 2

  • Site Design
  • Site Planning
  • GIS 2
  • Design Visualization
  • Architecture

Group 3

Level 3

  • Neighbourhood Design
  • Neighbourhood & Community Planning
  • GIS 3
  • Design Visualization

Group 4

Level 4

  • Urban Design
  • Urban Planning
  • GIS 4
  • Design Visualization

Group 5

Level 5

  • Rural & Regional Design 3
  • Rural & Environmental Planning 2
  • GIS 5
  • Design Visualization

Group 6

Level 6

  • Environmental Design & Provincial Policy
  • Regional & Provincial Planning
  • GIS 6
  • Design Visualization 6 2

Group 7

Level 7

  • World Environmental Design
  • National & International Planning
  • GIS 7
  • Design Visualization
  • Business & Professional Practice

Group 8

Level 8

  • Capstone Integrated Project

Non-Core Courses

Take all of the following Mandatory (Non-Core) Courses:

Group 1

Level 1

  • Professional Writing for Applied Degrees

Group 2

Level 3

  • Statistics

Group 3

Level 4

  • Demographic Studies

Group 4

Level 5

  • Macro Economics
  • Environmental Issues

Group 5

Level 6

  • Multi-Media Literacy
  • Environmental Psychology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Canadian students

The tuition fee for Canadian students is 3,121.06 CAD, and the total fees are 4,080.73 CAD.

International students

The tuition fee for International students is 7,818.50 CAD, and the total fees are 9,384.15 CAD.

For more detailed information about fees, please visit the institute webpage.

Qualification

Credential - Degree

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Identify the varied nature and characteristics of sites, neighbourhoods, communities and regions.
  2. Investigate and analyse complex environmental planning and design problems.
  3. Conceptualize and propose solutions to environmental planning and design problems.
  4. Evaluate proposed solutions to environmental planning and design problems/opportunities.
  5. Participate in the full range of environmental planning and design activities such as land development and municipal planning.
  6. Facilitate participatory environmental planning and design activities such as public meetings and workshops.
  7. Apply planning and design principles in general, and more specifically those related to sustainability, ecology and environmental aesthetics, to the planning and design of the built and natural environment.
  8. Apply contemporary digital technologies such as geographic information systems and computer-aided design to the investigation, analysis and communication of environmental design problems/opportunities and the presentation of design solutions.
  9. Create professional quality written and graphic documentation such as reports, plans and presentations.
  10. Communicate effectively using various digital media such as computer-aided design, visualization software and geographic information systems.

Career opportunities

Dynamic careers exist in environmental design and planning in both the private and public sectors including: urban design, planning, landscape architecture and geographic information systems/science.

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Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada - approximately two hours from Niagara Falls, Toronto, or Detroit. There are 21,000 full-time students at Fanshawe, including 7,500 international students from more than 100 different countries. Fanshawe...


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Fanshawe College

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
N5Y 5R6 London Ontario
Canada

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fanshawec.ca/international

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