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Physical and Environmental Systems


This concentration begins with a balanced introduction to hydrology, geomorphology, pedology, biogeography and climatology. Students are then exposed to more advanced study of environmental issues and the management of natural resources. Materials are generally taught in a system context and emphasis is placed on the integration of these various fields. Most courses also develop workshop, laboratory and/or fieldwork skills.

This concentration area is recommended for students who are interested in the physical environment and how it is manipulated by humans at a variety of levels. Students who wish to focus on this concentration area may also develop skills in remote sensing and/or statistical and data analysis.

These courses have also attracted students from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science, who will be able to used the skills developed to solve real world problems that require the integration of data from a variety of sources.

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(3-Year Programme)

Courses offered (4-Year Programme)