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master

Degree

Master of Science - Environmental Sustainability ( Research )

master

Degree

Master of Science - Environmental Sustainability ( Research )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $25,719 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Co-op

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-December-2022 2022-12-01

Overview

Master of Science - Environmental Sustainability

The Institute of the Environment offers a master’s level Collaborative Program in Environmental Sustainability and an interdisciplinary Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Sustainability. 

The MSc is aimed at providing future professionals and scholars with the skills and capacities needed to develop effective regulatory and policy solutions to today’s complex, multi-dimensional environmental problems. 

Students will gain foundational knowledge relevant to environmental sustainability from science, law, economics and policy.

Two options are available: the MSc with thesis and the MSc with research paper. The MSc with research paper option can be completed in 12 months of full-time study, and the MSc with thesis option can be completed in 24 months of full-time study. 

Students in the MSc with research paper option may enroll for an additional term of full-time study if needed to fulfill the program requirements.

The Institute of the Environment, in collaboration with the University of Ottawa’s CO-OP office, offers a CO-OP option to a limited number of students. Students must submit an application for the CO-OP option at the beginning of their first term of studies. 

The CO-OP option provides the opportunity to acquire practical work experience by completing two one-term paid work placements.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$37,440

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,404
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,721
Tuition 1 person $25,719

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • 2 Recommendation letter(s),
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history)
  • A letter of intent outlining your career goals
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • A short description that outlines your proposed area of research (no more than 1000 words)
  • An example of your own writing, such as an essay or extract of an essay (between 10 and 20 pages)
  • Passport and Visa

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
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7
writing
7
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

100
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PTE

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Cambridge

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Academic background and requirement

honours bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a relevant discipline with a minimum average of B (70%)

Examples of relevant disciplines include environmental studies, geography, economics, environmental science, political science, international development, environmental engineering, and law.

It recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors before applying for this program.

Career opportunities

An honours bachelor's degree or the equivalent in a relevant discipline with a minimum average of B (70%). Relevant disciplines include environmental studies, geography, economics, environmental science, political science, international development, environmental engineering and law. However, candidates with honours bachelor's degrees from disciplines other than these may also be considered.

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