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Environmental Studies

Wilfrid Laurier University

24 months
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13770 CAD/year
5246 CAD/year
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About

The Master of Environmental Studies (MES) from Wilfrid Laurier University is a two-year program offered by the Waterloo-Laurier Graduate Program in Geography. You can benefit from the breadth and depth of the expertise of our faculty and your fellow graduate students in this rich intellectual environment.

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Overview

The Master of Environmental Studies (MES) from Wilfrid Laurier University is ideal if you’re interested in environmental and resource management, or some aspects of human geography or environmental applications of geomatics. We also offer a Master of Arts in Geography and a Master of Science in Geography.

You can benefit from the breadth and depth of the expertise of the faculty and your fellow graduate students in this rich intellectual environment. The joint program allows you to explore a range of research interests, from the analysis of pressing social and environmental problems to theoretical questions of philosophical and technical importance.  

Career

MES students who recently completed the program are employed by/as:

  • municipal governments (Thunder Bay, Calgary)
  • provincial government departments (Alberta Environment)
  • federal government departments (Fisheries and Oceans)
  • conservation authorities (Halton Hills)

Programme Structure

Research Focus

  • policy formulation and evaluation, sustainable development, and environmental management
  • water resources
  • energy resources
  • protected areas
  • provincial and national parks
  • recreation
  • tourism
  • natural and human-induced hazards.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

10 alternative credits

10 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year (honours) undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in geography or related program.
  • A minimum B average.
  • Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a statement of research interests, a writing sample and letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6885 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5246 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2623 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Tuition per term

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
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