Summer Field Courses

Summer 2019

BMSC Summer courses provide a dynamic, hands-on learning environment. Students will engage in field-based and laboratory activities, class discussions and seminars.

  • 3 week courses carries credit equivalent to a 1-semester university course
  • 6 week courses carries credit equivalent to a 2-semester university course.

Students may take as many courses as they like, but only one course at a time. Courses are an intense immersion experience, running from Monday to Saturday, 10 hours on average per day.

Questions? Student ambassadors at your university have studied at BMSC and love to answer questions from prospective students.  In addition, don’t hesitate to contact the University Programs office at BMSC, (250-728-3301 ext. 216)

Summer course applications will be open by December 2018. Please check back regularly. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2019. 

*Schedule subject to change. Please check back for individual course details that are not yet listed below.

Date Block Name Duration  
Apr 29, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 any Directed Studies in Marine Science 3 or 6 weeks View Details
Apr 29, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019 1 Marine Invertebrate Zoology 6 weeks View Details
May 21, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019 1 Terrestrial & Freshwater Conservation 3 weeks View Details
May 21, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019 1 Ecological Models and Data 3 weeks View Details
Jun 10, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 2 Ethnobotany 3 weeks View Details
Jun 10, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 2 Biology of Marine Fishes 6 weeks View Details
Jun 10, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 2 Research Methods in Coastal Wildlife 3 weeks View Details
Jul 2, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 2 Marine Behavioural Ecology 3 weeks View Details
Jul 2, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 2 Science Communication 3 weeks View Details
Jul 22, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 3 Coastal Community Ecology 3 weeks View Details
Jul 22, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 3 Coastal Biodiversity & Conservation 6 weeks View Details
Jul 22, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 3 Historical Ecology & Coastal Archaeology 3 weeks View Details
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 3 Biodiversity of Seaweeds 3 weeks View Details
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019 3 Environmental Law and Sustainability 3 weeks View Details