Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre Bamfield Inlet in the foreground,
Grappler Inlet & Port Desire in the background.
| Brochure & forms
| Overview of BMSC activities (pdf 2.9MB)
| Other invertebrates courses at U of A |
The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre - co-owned by the University of Alberta and four other western Canadian universities - clings to the spectacularly rugged west coast of Vancouver Island. It lies in the heart of the coastal rain forest, on the southeast side of Barkley Sound, near the Broken Island Group and the West Coast Trail portions of the Pacific Rim National Park.
It is the premier marine research and teaching field station in Canada, and is among the very best in the world. It offers a wide variety of summer courses and a full-term Fall Program for university students. During the winter months it hosts a lively and successful Public Education Program that welcomes students of all ages from throughout western Canada.
Looking north across Barkley Sound
Helby Island & Deer Group in the foreground,
mountains of central Vancouver Island in back.
Looking west across Barkley Sound from Ross Islets
You may view the course listings and access the application forms below.
Course listings and application form for Summer Program courses. (Deadline early March).
Course listings and application form for Fall Program courses. (Deadline late March).
Pictorial overview of BMSC activities (pdf 2.9MB).
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