Applied Water Science (BSc)Wilfrid Laurier University
About this Program
Level: Bachelor of Science - Applied Water Science
Discpline: Other Life Sciences
Length: 8 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Waterloo Campus Campus
Receive interdisciplinary training in the underlying scientific principles and theory pertaining to the physical, chemical and biological properties of water. Our Applied Water Science program focuses on how these scientific principles can be applied to improve the management and conservation of water and land resources. As a student in the Applied Water Science program, you'll learn the underlying scientific principles, processes and theories concerning the physical, chemical and biological properties of water and the factors that play a critical role in maintaining ecosystem and human health. Through a combination of training and practical work experience, including co-op, you'll identify and solve ongoing threats to our water resources including those caused by human activities and climate change. You'll be able to recognize that the availability of safe, clean water and its resources is a fundamental question of social justice.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.