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Degree

Master of Science - Environmental and Life Sciences

master

Degree

Master of Science - Environmental and Life Sciences

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $23,396 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    77 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01
Winter-January 01-June-2023 2023-06-01
Summer-May 01-December-2023 2023-12-01

Overview

Master of Science - Environmental and Life Sciences

Let your scientific interests lead, as you investigate environmental issues of significance to society – and the world at Trent university.

Become a catalyst for change in what is often called “the Age of the Environment.” Pose the critical questions about the issues of time, and study alongside experts to find the answers. 

Explore environmental issues that will shape your future: the conservation of biodiversity, the spread of contaminants and infectious diseases, the matters of sustainability and water quality.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$28,455

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,578
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,059
Tuition 1 person $23,396

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Plan of Study
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

93
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listening
22
writing
22
speaking
-
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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*Please note: Duolingo is NOT accepted by the School of Graduate Studies at Trent, and is only applicable for Undergraduate applications.

Applicants whose English language proficiency is below Trent’s accepted scores are invited to apply for gradual admission through the Trent-ESL: English for University Program. 

The Trent-ESL: English for University  program is an intensive English language, academic skills and university transition program that provides a strong foundation for academic success at the university level, and immediate progression to full-time undergraduate degree studies upon successful completion of the program.

Combine ESL + Credit Study – Trent is the only ESL program in Canada where students can earn up to three full credits towards their undergraduate degree while studying ESL

  • Conditional admission pathway to Trent University
  • Top two levels of ESL – Academic English 1 and Academic English 2 – are now each worth one full credit towards your degree at Trent
  • 18-24 hours English for University + credit course study each week
  • Students allowed to take up to two, half-credit courses in the top two ESL levels
  • Small, dedicated classes
  • Academic support from start to finish

For direct admission to ESL Level 3:

  • IELTS: 5.0 overall, with a 5.0 in writing
  • TOEFL IBT: 60
  • TOEFL PBT: 500
  • CAEL 37.5 - 45

For direct admission to Academic English 1 worth one full undergraduate credit:

  • IELTS: 5.5 overall, with a 5.5 in writing
  • TOEFL IBT: 70
  • TOEFL PBT: 525
  • CAEL 47.5 - 52.5

For direct admission to Academic English 2 worth one full undergraduate credit:

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall, with a 6.0 in writing
  • TOEFL IBT: 80
  • TOEFL PBT: 550
  • CAEL 55 - 59

Start studying English in September, January, April, and June (4 intakes!).


Academic background and requirement

B.Sc. honors degree (a four-year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Geography, Environmental Science, or a related discipline Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits).

Career opportunities

  • Sustainability Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Conservation Worker
  • Environmental Science and Protection Technician

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