Key information

  • Pathways are available to progress to the second year of SFU’s Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Environment in the Faculty of Environment. With an emphasis on applied and interdisciplinary solutions to complex environmental problems, programs in the Faculty of the Environment provide multiple career options for students in Canada and around the World.
  • The Faculty of Environment emphasizes interdisciplinary explorations and hands-on learning as students examine the complex relationships between humans and their environments. The core of these programs is based on sustainability on three fronts: environmental, economic and social.
  • Your instructors during the pathway are highly qualified and certified to ensure students have the very best preparation for the demands of higher education in Canada. Each program area offers small class sizes, diverse courses, and volunteering opportunities. All of which combined, maximize the learning opportunities, growth of creativity, and the student’s passion.
  • Vancouver has something for everyone. This is why it is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best cities. Whether it’s a cosmopolitan nightlife, rich cultural attractions or unparalleled access to nature, elevate your life in the 3rd most livable city in the world.
  • A dedicated Student Success Team will ensure you're supported as you transition to life in Canada from Japan, both inside and outside the classroom.

English language entry requirements

IELTS: 5.5; 4.5 RWLS

Academic requirements

GPA: 3.0; Y3: 4 Subjects, 3.0 Mathematics, 1 Science




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BSc Physical Geography