a group of students at the Quesnel River Research Centre

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 Management 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.  

Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Prince George
120 credits,  4 Years,
Part-time available
Experiential Learning
Co-op,  Study Abroad,  Undergraduate Research Experience
Honours Option
Jan,  May,  Sep

Program Details

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.

Program Website Academic Calendar

Career Paths

  • Wildlife conservationist
  • Sustainability director
This degree equips you with the knowledge to enter a solutions-based career that actively contributes to solving today’s conservation and management problems.

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
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Admission Requirements

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

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)

Transfer Requirements

  • 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

Detailed transfer requirements

Tuition and Fees

Approximate Costs per Academic Year

(30 credit hours, 10 courses)

  Domestic International
Tuition* $5,870 $24,770
Student Fees* $1,185 $1,185
Books* $1,700 $1,700

* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.

Tuition and Fees

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.
Awards and Financial Aid Information for Indigenous Students

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Phone: 250-960-6306

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