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Applied Coastal Ecology Program


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Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

  • Location
    Prince Rupert Campus
  • Campuses
    Prince Rupert

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    City of Prince Rupert
  • Length
    One to Two years - options vary
  • Tuition Levels (approx)
    $3341 for the Certificate; $5810 for the Diploma Total
  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
    $1545 Certificate; $944 Diploma
  • Credentials
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • University Block Transfer
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Fee: No Charge

Academic

1. Meet the prerequisites for courses in the program on a course-by-course basis

2. English

One of:

  • English 12
  • English 12 First Peoples
  • ENGL 050
  • ENGL 055
  • equivalent

Admission Advice

1. Prerequisites listed in the course descriptions for this program include completion of:

  • Biology 11 or BIOL 040
  • Chemistry 11 or CHEM 040 or CHEM 0401/0402
  • Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12 or MATH 115 or MATH 0501/0502
2. Grade 12 is recommended.

3. It's important to confirm the courses needed for program entry with a NWCC advisor.

English Language Requirements

Summary

If English is not your first language, you must have a TOEFL score of at least 220 (CBT), 83 (IBT), or 560 (PBT)

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

NWCC admits applicants with any level of educational. However, you will also have to meet any admission requirements of your intended program. For instance many NWCC programs have entrance requirements that include proof of secondary school graduation and/ or completion of secondary school courses.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all NWCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

 

Out-of-Province

NWCC admits applicants with any level of educational. However, you will also have to meet any admission requirements of your intended program. For instance many NWCC programs have entrance requirements that include proof of secondary school graduation and/ or completion of secondary school courses.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all NWCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

To have courses from other institutions evaluated for transfer credit at NWCC you must submit an Application for Transfer Credit along with official transcripts from each institution attended. For more information about transferring credit, contact a NWCC educational advisor.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

To have courses from other institutions evaluated for transfer credit at NWCC you must submit an Application for Transfer Credit along with official transcripts from each institution attended. For more information about transferring credit, contact a NWCC educational advisor.

 

Mature Student

Not Applicable

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

For details on applying check here.

Block Transfer within NWCC

Graduates of the Fisheries and Mariculture Stewardship Certificate may ladder into the second year of NWCC's Coastal Resources Technology or Environmental Monitoring Diploma program.

Final Notes: Minimum grade point average and other requirements may apply. All transfer requirements should be confirmed with advising personnel at NWCC.

Students may also wish to refer to the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer's BC Transfer Guide. This website offers complete details about transfer arrangements between post-secondary institutions in BC. This information includes course-to-course transfer opportunities.

 

Inter-Institutional Block Arrangements

Graduates of the Coastal and Integrated Resources Management Diploma are eligible for the following block transfer:

  • up to 30 credits within the Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management (Major in Forestry) Degree - UNBC
  • two years of credit towards the Bachelor of Science Degree - Royal Roads

Final Notes: Minimum grade point average and other requirements may apply. All transfer requirements should be confirmed with advising personnel at the intended institution.

Students may also wish to refer to the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer's BC Transfer Guide. This website offers complete details about transfer arrangements between post-secondary institutions in BC. This information includes course-to-course transfer opportunities.

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