Geography, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
18168 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Geography from University of Ottawa aims to foster awareness of the field of Geography, and to add to the body of geographic knowledge and methodology through teaching and research. 


Geography from University of Ottawa endeavors to prepare specialized teachers and researchers to meet the demands of the teaching profession and of various public and private agencies.

Students at Geography from University of Ottawa will:

  • gain knowledge and skills needed to identify and analyze the economic, legal, policy and scientific dimensions of environmental problems,
  • employ an evidence-based approach to develop rational policy options for addressing those problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Selected Topics in Human Geography
  • Place and Social Transformations
  • Selected Topics in Physical Geography
  • Environmental Change in Cold Regions
  • Advanced Geomatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The student must hold an BA with honours in geography or in a related discipline with an academic record indicating at least (B+) or the equivalent. 
  • Candidates whose bachelor's degree with honours (or the equivalent) is in an area other than geography may be admitted for a qualifying period, during which they must take selected courses required in the department's BA with honours program.
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history)
  • Letter of intent stating your interest and research project (one page)
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
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