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Environmental Policy, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) , | ,
Memorial University's MA in Environmental Policy program is one of few programs of its type in Canada. It is a rigorous, interdisciplinary study of environmental policy in terms of its theory, application, methodology, and approaches with reference to central contemporary debates.

About

  • Interdisciplinary study in the Environmental Policy program is encouraged by the University. Applicants with an interdisciplinary background or whose background combines two or more fields of study (e.g., political science, public policy, environmental studies, geography, resource management, environmental science, or public administration) would be an excellent fit for this program.
  • The Grenfell Campus, located in Corner Brook, NL, is renowned for its environmental programming in environmental studies, environmental science, sustainable resource management, and tourism which allows students to draw upon a wide range of faculty with diverse environmental interests. With approximately 1,300 students, the Grenfell Campus is an ideal size to allow students to work closely with faculty in pursuit of their studies.
  • The MA program offers both course and thesis options. The course option can be completed in one year of full-time study while the thesis option can be completed in two years. Both options include an internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Political Economy, Political Ecology and Policy
  • Ecological Economics
  • Labour and Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (cross-listed as EVST 4000)
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis
  • Energy Policy
  • Management and Regulation of Water Resources
  • Natural Resources Policy and Administration
  • Economics of Nonrenewable Natural Resources
  • Economics of Renewable Natural Resources
  • Environmental Economics
  • Advanced Fisheries Economics
  • Topics in Resource Economics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in an appropriate area of study

Application checklist:

  • Graduate Web Application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency (must be submitted by post mail).
  • Additional forms and documents may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 635 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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