Environmental Sustainability, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Sustainability

12 months
18168 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Environmental Sustainability from University of Ottawa is aimed at providing future professionals and scholars with the skills and capacities needed to develop effective regulatory.


Environmental Sustainability from University of Ottawa teaches you about policy solutions to today’s complex, multi-dimensional environmental problems.

Students at Environmental Sustainability from University of Ottawa will:

  • gain foundational knowledge relevant to environmental sustainability from science, law, economics and policy; 
  • learn a set of methodological skills for synthesizing and integrating knowledge from these disciplines;
  • apply this knowledge and these integration skills to today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Law
  • Applied Environmental Sustainability
  • Environmental Policy
  • Professional Skills for Environmental Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Economics
  • Evidence Synthesis and Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The basic admission requirement is an honours bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a relevant discipline with a minimum average of B (70%), calculated in accordance with graduate studies guidelines.
  • An up-to-date resume
  • A letter of intent outlining your career goals
  • A short description that outlines your proposed area of research (no more than 1000 words)
  • An example of your own writing, such as an essay or extract of an essay (between 10 and 20 pages)
  • We recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors before applying for this program.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 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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