Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change (Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
25.50 overall R-Score
Prerequisites:
  • Biology NYA (00UK) 01Y5;
  • Chemistry NYA (00UL), 01Y6; Chemistry NYB (00UM);
  • Math NYA (00UN) 01Y1; Math NYB (00UP) 01Y2;
  • Physics NYA (00UR), 01Y7; Physics NYB (00US), 01YF; Physics NYC (00UT), 01YG.

Students may be considered for admission with a minimum of 3 pre-requisites.  Please click below for details.

Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Domain

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
80.00% top 6 average
Prerequisites:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors;
  • Two of 4U Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Domain

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
80.00% top 5 average
Prerequisites:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • Grade 12 math (precalculus or calculus);
  • Two of Grade 12 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Domain

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
B average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisites:
  • Courses must include: Pre-calculus; two of biology, chemistry or physics
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (Subject Tests must include two from: Math, Biology, Chemistry or Physics).
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Domain

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisites:
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Domain

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

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Overview

The atmosphere-lithosphere interface, known as the land surface, is a key component of the environmental system and profoundly influences our social and economic activities. This domain will introduce you to the interacting physical and biogeochemical processes that fashion land surface habitats and determine their biological productivity and response to anthropogenic or natural environmental changes.

Through an appropriate selection of courses, this program will prepare you for graduate training in emerging research areas such as earth system sciences, environmental hydrology, and landscape ecology.

This domain is only available to students in the Environment major.


Careers

Students who pursue an environmental science degree have many options when it comes to jobs and may work in a variety of settings. 

Some examples include:  

  • Climate Change Analyst
  • Environmental Program Manager
  • Water Resources Planner
  • Conservation Officer
  • Land Use Planner

Possible minors

Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.


Related Majors

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Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application. 

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