Environment and Management, M.A. | Royal Roads University | Victoria, Canada
24 months
33698 CAD/year
26853 CAD/year
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By taking the Environment and Management programme from Royal Roads University you tackle complex global sustainability questions through leading-edge research and on-the-ground practice. Build advanced skills in environmental management, communication and problem solving.

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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, building on your drive to make a difference — in your community, in your professional practice and through your work — to create a more sustainable world for all.

The Environment and Management programme from Royal Roads University combines leading-edge research with on-the-ground practice and theory. You’ll enhance your existing skills, while increasing your knowledge about how to solve our world's complex environmental challenges.

You’ll examine many topics related to sustainability, from climate pollution and biodiversity loss, to reconciliation and social and community innovations. You’ll also focus on sustainability, accelerating the take-up of social and community innovations and the nature of change. You’ll learn about strategic decision making and teamwork. 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 a solid understanding of policy, practice and communication, as well as skills for working with stakeholders and communities to address global and local environmental and sustainability challenges. You'll be prepared to work in government, private and public sectors as well as non-governmental organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MEM Orientation
  • Theories and Stories in Sustainable
  • Development
  • Economics for Decision Making
  • Foundations for Environmental
  • Communication
  • The Biosphere and Sustainability
  • Legal Aspects of Environmental Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year (or comparable) 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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  • International

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

    26853 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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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