Environment and Management, M.Sc. | Royal Roads University | Victoria, Canada
24 months
33698 CAD/year
26853 CAD/year
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The Master of Science in Environment and Management from Royal Roads University is a transdisciplinary two-year blended program. It combines leading-edge research with on-the-ground practice and theory. 


You’re passionate about, and deeply involved in, practical environmental issues. Perhaps your interest ignited through an undergraduate degree in  science, or environmental science. Or maybe you’ve already been working in the environmental field for a few years.

Now, you want to take your energy and commitment to the next level, furthering your career in creating a more sustainable world.

At the Environment and Management from Royal Roads University, you'll be prepared to excel and lead change in your life-long career trajectory, with skills in solving sustainability and environmental challenges in diverse contexts and across sectors.

You’ll examine many topics related to sustainability, from climate pollution and biodiversity loss, to reconciliation and social and community innovations. You’ll learn about strategic decision making, teamwork and the nature of change. And you’ll learn how to address technical and policy questions using systems and sustainability perspectives.

By studying the inter-relationships between human, social and ecological systems, and learning about critical management concepts, you'll be ready to lead sustainability initiatives in multiple sectors, from government to industry and more. 

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have skills to address global and local environmental and sustainability challenges, and to lead change in multi-sector organizations. You'll be prepared to work in government, public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Stories in Sustainable Development
  • Economics for Decision Making
  • Environmental Analysis and Remediation
  • Environmental Communication
  • The Biosphere and Sustainability
  • Ecosystem Science and Management
  • Toxicology and Risk Assessment
  • Research and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year (or comparable) science-focused undergraduate degree in a related field, with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33), from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • At least two years of relevant work or volunteer experience.
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement, but not the GPA requirement, will normally be required to complete "Academic Writing and Critical Thinking" several weeks prior to starting the program and obtain a minimum final grade of B (73%).

Tuition Fee

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    33698 CAD/year
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    26853 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26853 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 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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