Located in Peterborough, Ontario, just 90 minutes from Toronto, the Trent School of the Environment, at Trent University, offers 12 degree programs and more than 100 environment courses across the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. We also have extensive facilities for environmental research and education, including a beautiful riverfront campus, a dozen nature areas, 30 kilometres of trails, and our own experimental farm. It's the perfect place to prepare for a career in the environment.
Trent School of the Environment offers a rich learning environment at every level of study. At the undergraduate level, the School boasts 14 degree programs and more than 100 environment-related courses across multiple disciplines in the arts and sciences. These programs offer a high degree of flexibility in course selection, including options for a year abroad, community-based research placements, and research and training internships within and outside of the University. The School also benefits from leading environmentally-themed graduate programs and several renowned research centres.
Programs Across Different Environmental Fields
You have the opportunity to map out the path to your own degree and academic future. Whether it’s by zeroing in on an existing program of study within the School of Environment or by designing your own one-of-a-kind degree around your passions and interests, the sky’s the limit when it comes to opportunities for learning.
Trent is the first university in Canada to achieve accreditation from ECO Canada for its environmental program—a national standard for excellence in environmental education. This accreditation means that the skills and knowledge Trent students acquire are relevant to the environmental sector in Canada and attractive to employers.
- Ecological Restoration (BSc)*
- Environmental Chemistry (BSc)
- Environmental & Resource Science/ Studies (BA or BSc)*
- Environmental Science/ Studies (BESS)*
- Environmental Geoscience (BSc)
- Geography (BA or BSc)
- Indigenous Environmental Science/ Studies (BA or BSc)
- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (BA or BSc)*
- Water Sciences (BSc)
- Trent/ Swansea Dual Degree (BA) - ERS/ Law or Geography/ Law
*Accredited by ECO Canada