|START & DEADLINE TERM||DEADLINE APPLICATION|
The Bachelor of Horticulture Science Urban Ecosystems Major is the only undergraduate degree in North America dedicated to the study of urban ecosystems.
At KPU, the Urban Ecosystems Major is an interdisciplinary program that combines horticulture, ecology, design, biology, chemistry, mathematics, business, and student-selected electives from the breadth of courses offered throughout KPU.
Students synthesize the science and practice of horticulture to resolve community, industry, and research-related problems in urban environments.
Innovation and creative critical thinking are important essential skills that students gain through applied research projects.
The Urban Ecosystems program puts theory into practice through student-led projects.
The university is testing and adapting ideas about urban ecosystems in real time, on the KPU Langley Campus through protection, design, and management of a living landscape.
The university has a 550 m2 dedicated Roof Ecosystem Research Lab where it tests plants, grow food, and manage a permanent grassland habitat. On the ground, The university has a 65-metre rain garden and a vertical living wall rain garden.
The university is actively repairing, re-indigenizing and managing 1.5 hectares of floodplain habitat alongside Logan Creek, which flows through the campus.
The Bachelor of Horticulture Science program has the following strengths:
Students may have the opportunity to engage in international studies.
|English Proficiency for Pathway Entry||English Upgrading Course Options||Undergraduate Course Options|
|Assessed below English Studies 12 (C-)||ENGQ1||Not available for Pathway 1 students|
|ELST 0041 through ELST 01831|
|One of: (a) English Studies 12 (C-), (b) IELTS 5.5, or (c) equivalent (see full list below).||ENGQ 10891|
|ELST 0256 through ELST 02831||Up to 4 credits from the courses designated for Pathway 2 English Proficiency|
|One of: (a) English Studies 12 (C), (b) IELTS 6.0, or (c) equivalent (see full list below).||ENGQ 1091, 1092 or 10991||Up to 8 credits from courses designated for Pathway 2 or Pathway 3 English Proficiency|
|ELST 0365 through ELST 03831|
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