24 months
8603 CAD/year
8603 CAD/year
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Meet the urgent global need for environmentally responsible and sustainable business practices by gaining your Master in Environmental Economics and Management from Thompson Rivers University.

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With the Environmental Economics and Management program from Thompson Rivers University , you will learn the management practices and research skills required to balance economic demands with environmental sustainability. Prepare yourself to meet the needs of international public and private organizations actively seeking out managers who can build and support business models that balance planet with profit.

The MEEM prepares you to compete and make major contributions in the emerging area of environmentally sustainable economics and management in the business sector by providing you a broad understanding of the business environment, advanced management skills and specialized knowledge in the area.

Career Options 

Studies increasingly show that business sectors believe environmental and social issues have implications for capital investments, corporate strategy, brand and reputation building. This belief is resulting in increased corporate focus on sustainability including sustainable business, corporate environmental and social responsibility, ethics and initiatives to make lasting and effective changes that support social and environmental stability.

Green job opportunities within the business sector are expected to see continued growth as corporate leadership is increasingly requiring extensive sustainability experience and knowledge.

The top five green employment sectors in Canada include:

  • Environmental protection
  • Green services
  • Renewable or green energy
  • Resource conservation
  • Sustainability planning including design and urban design

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics for Sustainable Management
  • Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Valuation Methods for Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Sustainable Community Economic Development
  • Applications of Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Economics
  • Sustainable Macroeconomic Development
  • Policy and Regulation for Sustainable Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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60 alternative credits


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English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An acceptable three or four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum B average (3.0 GPA) in the last 60 credits of study.
  • Successful completion of each course in the GDBA with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
  • GDBA course waivers may be granted based on previous academic record.
  • Applicants with an undergraduate degree in business from an acceptable institution may be exempt from this requirement.
  • Students required to complete BUSN 5040/5041 must achieve a B or better.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8603 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8603 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8603 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8603 CAD per year during 24 months.

Year 2: $25,668.60

Living costs for Kamloops

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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