Landscape Conservation and Management
Address the contemporary challenges that face the sustainable use and conservation of our environment to ensure healthy ecosystems for future generations.
Our Landscape Conservation and Study degree focuses on integrated landscapes that support a wide variety of values and activities including the maintenance of biodiversity, the rights of Indigenous populations, ecosystem services and resource extraction.
120 credits, 4 Years,
Our Landscape Conservation and Management degree provides you with the philosophical foundation, scientific theory, and technical skills to address the challenge of maintaining the functioning of ecosystems across developed, developing and still wild landscapes.
Take courses that consider human activities across a range of ecological scales where landscape and ecosystem-level processes are emphasized.
You will gain skills to work with cutting-edge tools and data that are necessary for the planning and management of multiple values across space and time.
- Wildlife conservationist
- Sustainability director
Why at UNBC
- Develop the necessary skills to identify, plan, monitor, and manage conservation values within the parks, recreation and tourism sectors
- Gain a deeper knowledge in informing policy, conducting citizen science, restoration, systematic conservation planning, multi-criteria decision analysis and risk assessment
- Integrate economic and social benefits through the goal of sustainable development of resources
'En Cha Huná
UNBC’s motto, from the Dakelh (Carrier) Elders, reminds us that all people have a voice and a viewpoint. Interpreted as “respecting all forms of life,” 'En Cha Huná encapsulates the spirit of academic freedom, respect for others, and willingness to recognize different perspectives.
High School Admission Requirements (B.C. and Yukon)
*average of 65% minimum in the following:
- English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
- Pre-Calculus 12 (minimum 60%)
- Academic Course #2
- Academic Course #3
- Additional Grade 12 Course (Elective or Academic)
- *Other requirements: Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12; Physics 11
Domestic Admission Requirements
View the full list of Approved Academic Grade 12 Courses
More high school admission requirements (including out-of-province, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement)
- Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
- Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
- Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
- For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested
Tuition and Fees
Approximate Costs per Academic Year
(30 credit hours, 10 courses)
* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards
View the hundreds of available scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
- 1 in 4 students receive a UNBC financial award.
- $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year.