Geography MA/MSc at University of Saskatchewan - Program Details
Geography graduate training and research in the department focuses on:
- Environmental Studies, Policy, Management, and Assessment
- Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing
- Hydrological and Ecohydrological Processes and Modeling
- Landscape Analysis and Environmental Change
- Regional, Urban and Watershed Planning
- Aboriginal and Health Studies
University of Saskatchewan use a range of research methods including quantitative and modeling techniques as well as qualitative research techniques. Field work spans the country with well instrumented field sites in the Canadian North and the Rockies as well as selected urban and rural places across the country and internationally.
The Department hosts a Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change and Water Resources, and is equipped with graduate student offices, laboratories, and research space for both the social and natural sciences with recent investments provided by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, University, and Province of Saskatchewan.
The department also shares the university commitment to develop partnerships between communities and the university and to engage in research projects that improve conditions for people living in the province.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Quaternary geology; geoarchaeology; marine biology; marine geology
- GIS; geography; health; navigation; spatial cognition
- Erosion models; geomorphology; hydrology; water
- Indigenous; aboriginal; community; culture; disease; health
- Digital terrain analysis; Landscape analysis; TOPAZ; Watershed modeling; digital
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesGeography Geology Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 44 other Masters in Geography in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
- Academic record which shows promise of the ability to successfully pursue advanced study and research
International6730 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
National4260 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Saskatoon
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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