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4 Description of Programs

The School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies at the Labrador Campus offers rich and deep learning opportunities to facilitate knowledge promotion, protection, creation, and interpretation. These opportunities will enable learners to dream, aspire, and inspire diverse just futures, grounded in Indigenous lands and waters, cultures, practices, philosophies, life journeys, ethics, knowledges, learning pathways, responsibilities, and governances, led by Indigenous partnerships consistent with visions of self-determination. In some areas, programming will be developed uniquely for Labrador; in other areas, programming will be jointly created with other academic units throughout Memorial University of Newfoundland. Programs and courses currently in development include diplomas, certificates, and short courses; undergraduate programming; graduate programs and courses; joint programming with Nunavut Arctic College; and post-graduate certificates.

4.1 School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies

The School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies at the Labrador Campus offers the four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Collaborative); the Diploma in Northern Peoples, Lands and Resources; and Engineering One, the first-year of the engineering program.

The application for admission or readmission to the University is submitted online at www.mun.ca/undergrad/admissions. Applicants who are new to Memorial University of Newfoundland should follow the application instructions at www.mun.ca/undergrad/apply. Applicants seeking admission to a particular faculty or school may be required to submit additional documents beyond those required for general admission to the University. Applicants should refer to appropriate faculty or school regulations for procedures, deadlines, admission requirements and further information. Applications for admission/readmission should be submitted by the following deadline dates: March 1 for Fall, October 1 for Winter, and February 1 for Spring (14-week, Intersession and Summer session). Applications received later than the stated deadline dates will be processed as time and resources permit. For further information refer to University Regulations, Admission/Readmission to the University (Undergraduate).

4.1.1 Bachelor of Science in Nursing

In cooperation with the Faculty of Nursing, the School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies is offering the four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Collaborative) degree program in Happy Valley-Goose Bay at the Labrador Campus. Information regarding admission to the program is available at the Faculty of Nursing website and in the University Calendar at Faculty of Nursing Admission/Readmission Regulations for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Collaborative) Program and Program Regulations.

Students must meet all regulations of the Faculty of Nursing and Labrador Campus in addition to those stated in the general regulations. For information concerning admission/readmission to the University and general academic regulations (undergraduate), refer to UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS.

4.1.2 Diploma in Northern Peoples, Lands and Resources

The Diploma in Northern Peoples, Lands and Resources is administered by the School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies at the Labrador Campus in partnership with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Diploma in Northern Peoples, Lands, and Resources provides a foundation in the understanding of issues relevant to the North, including Labrador, the provincial and territorial Norths in Canada, and the Circumpolar North. The program emphasizes content and approaches that are specifically relevant to understanding Northern and Indigenous societies, economies, and landscapes. Students take courses in multiple disciplines and develop a broad base of knowledge and skills relevant to Northern studies, careers, leadership, and community- and place-based relationships. Information regarding admission to the program is available at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences website and in the University Calendar at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Diploma Programs, Diploma in Northern Peoples, Lands and Resources.

Students must meet all regulations of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Labrador Campus in addition to those stated in the general regulations. For information concerning admission/readmission to the University and general academic regulations (undergraduate), refer to UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS.

4.1.3 Engineering One

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies are offering Engineering One, the first-year of the engineering program, at the Labrador Campus. Information regarding admission to programs is available at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science website and in the University Calendar at Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Description of Program.

Students must meet all regulations of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and Labrador Campus in addition to those stated in the general regulations. For information concerning admission/readmission to the University and general academic regulations (undergraduate), refer to UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS.