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Geography

Explore the interconnection of human activities and environmental systems both locally and globally. Build specialty technical skills in spatial analysis and qualitative research, and apply them to 21st century challenges such as environmental degradation, climate change adaptation, ecological and community sustainability, social and environmental justice, food and energy futures. All of these and more are the concerns of professional Geographers.

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Area of Concentration (General Program)

  • Society and Space
  • Human Impact on the Environment
  • Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
  • Geomorphology
  • Climate and the Biophysical Environment
  • Environment and Resources
  • Commodity Chains and Cultures of Consumption
  • Applied Human Geography
  • Analysis in Geography
  • Mapping and GIS

Major (Honours Program)

  • Society and Space
  • Human Impact on the Environment
  • Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
  • Geomorphology
  • Climate and the Biophysical Environment
  • Environment and Resources
  • Commodity Chains and Cultures of Consumption
  • Applied Human Geography
  • Analysis in Geography
  • Mapping and GIS
  • GIS and Spatial Analysis
  • Contemporary Geographic Thought

Minor (Honours Program)

  • Society and Space
  • Human Impact on the Environment
  • Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
  • Geomorphology
  • Climate and the Biophysical Environment
  • Environment and Resources
  • Commodity Chains and Cultures of Consumption
  • Applied Human Geography
  • Analysis in Geography
  • Mapping and GIS

Scholarships & funding

We offer several scholarships, for more information please visit our website.

Tuition

International fees - $30,500- $42,200CAD

Career paths

Geography graduates are pursuing exciting careers across Canada and around the world:

  • municipal, provincial and federal planning agencies
  • environmental conservation and management
  • heritage conservation
  • computer mapping and remote sensing
  • international development
  • environmental consulting
  • school teaching, outdoor education, nature interpretation
  • GIS software development and application
  • tourism and eco-tourism development
  • location of retail outlets, service offices, and health facilities
  • economic development, service delivery
  • environmental officer for major corporations
  • politics
  • graduate school

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University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada’s top comprehensive universities, with top marks in student experience. No matter where you're from, once you enrol at U of G, you’re part of a community – a network of...


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Why study at University of Guelph

The city of Guelph was ranked in 2019 as one of the top 50 places to live in Canada.

The university campus boats a gorgeous walking campus, stunning greenery and beautiful building and facilities.

With over 200 student clubs, 7 dining halls, 19 intramural sports and a 25,000 sq. foot fitness centre, you can see why we are recognized as a Canadian leader in student experience.

There are so many ways for prospective international students to reach out to the university. Check out all our social media handles, as well as our university website and admission pages for up to date news. We also offer international students the ability to chat with current international students through our UniBuddy platform. Go onto our international admission webpages to find more details on how to get in touch with a student or staff UniBuddy and start chatting!

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University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East
N1G 2W1 Guelph Ontario
Canada

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www.uoguelph.ca

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