Sustainability Studies, M.A. | Trent University | Oshawa, Canada
24 months
21626 CAD/year
8090 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Sustainability Studies offered by Trent University leads to a Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Sustainability Studies you will have the opportunity to turn interdisciplinary inquiry into insight to solve problems and increase sustainability.

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The first Sustainability Studies offered by Trent University of its kind in Canada, this program encourages you to tailor your educational experience. Pursue your interests as you explore the sustainability of human societies and the natural environment.

At Trent, you will work with award-winning scholars, leading academics and practitioners as you contemplate complex challenges. Your education and research will be contributing directly to the understanding of environmental sustainability, economic prosperity, and social responsibility.

Whether you’re headed for further academic training, or setting out to meet the growing demand for highly qualified personnel in the public and private sectors, you will be preparing to make a difference.

  • Make connections with organizations that strive to minimize the environmental footprint while contributing to the economic and social advancement of communities in which they operate.

  • Prepare for a cutting-edge career in the green economy, social enterprise and entrepreneurship.

  • Live and learn in a spectacular campus that walks the talk of a sustainable community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Perspectives on Sustainability

  • Research Methods

  • Student Faculty & Community Colloquium

  • Indigenous Settler Relations

  • Sustainable Rural Communities

  • Perspectives on the Canadian North

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.Sc. or B.A. honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in a related field
  • At least A- (80%, GPA 3.7) in the last ten (10) undergraduate credits
  • Appropriate previous education and training, plus feasible proposed course of study and research project
  • A foundation in appropriate research methodology
  • A potential supervisor must be chosen as an admission requirement to this program and this must be discussed in your plan of study
  • (Please visit our Faculty and Research Page for our listing of faculty and areas of research. An applicant must reach out to a faculty member)
  • A GRE test score is not required for admission into this program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21626 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21626 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8090 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8090 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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