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Advanced Diploma of Environmental Technology (EMT)
Advanced Diploma of Environmental Technology (EMT)

Advanced Diploma of Environmental Technology (EMT)

  • ID:SC010115
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

  • Mathematics: Grade 12 C or U, or Grade 11 Functions (MCR3U), or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

In this three-year advanced diploma program, you will build a career where urban and human needs meet to share the earth’s resources. You will focus on environmental technology, water resources and applied sciences. In your final two semesters, you will benefit from advanced computer modelling, water management and analytical courses. You will also develop problem-solving and communication skills needed to succeed in the environmental sector. 


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Leadership

  • Problem-solving

  • Environmental assessment investigation

  • Environmental sampling

  • Data collection and management

  • Mapping

  • Computer modelling

  • Watershed planning and management

  • Land development

  • Construction monitoring

  • Surveying

  • Geospatial data analysis and interpretation

  • Environmental planning

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Semester 1

  • BEA101, CAD Fundamentals

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • EVP151, Environmental Field Practices

  • EVS141, Environmental Science

  • GTY171, Geomorphology and Soils

  • MTA100 or MTA111, Mathematics 100 or Mathematics 111

Semester 2

  • CHE251, Fundamentals of Chemistry

  • ECD252, Environmental CAD

  • MTA002, Mathematics II

  • SIP251, Sampling Instrumentation and Practices

  • SVC001, Surveying I

  • TEC400, Technical Communications

  • WTP100, Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

  • Work-Integrated Learning Term 1

  • EMT331, Environmental Technology, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

Semester 3

  • ATE351, Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology

  • CHE351, Environmental Chemistry

  • GEM351, Soil Science and Geomechanic Principles

  • STA351, Environmental Statistics

  • SVC002, Surveying II

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 4

  • ELR451, Environmental Law and Regulations

  • GIS451, Environmental Geographic Information Systems

  • HDG451, Environmental Hydrology

  • HYD451, Applied Hydraulics for Environmental Technology

  • RMS451, Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation

  • plus: General Education Course

  • plus: General Education Course

  • Work-Integrated Learning Term 2

  • EMT332, Environmental Technology, Co-op II (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

Semester 5

  • ETR591, Engineering Technical Report I

  • GIS551, Advanced Environmental GIS

  • PLR643, Planning

  • WRM551, Fundamentals of Water Resources Modelling

  • WSM551, Watershed Management

Semester 6

  • EPM551, Environmental Project Management

  • ETR592, Engineering Technical Report II

  • MPT651, Municipal Engineering Systems

  • PPE651, Professional Practices and Ethics

  • WMD651, Water Management Systems Design

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Geospatial data analyst

  • Environmental education and awareness program co-ordinator

  • Environmental inspector

  • Watershed planner

  • Team lead for environmental sampling and monitoring teams

  • Urban and environmental planner

  • Hydrological and groundwater modelling

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $807.49CAD

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