• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Across the globe environmental professions continue to undergo significant growth and increase in relevance.

The Environmental Practice program at the Royal Roads University is one of a suite of programs offered through the Canadian Centre for Environmental Education (CCEE) which is a result of a partnership between Royal Roads University and the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada). 

Who It’s For

The Master’s Degree in Environmental Practice is designed for those seeking a program that is professionally-focused and which has a content related to professional certification.  The program is primarily designed for:

  • environmental practitioners heading towards professional certification or who are already professional certified as EP’s, but who may require updating to retain their active certification and/or career development
  • professionals aiming at a managerial level position and seeking advanced degrees
  • international university graduates from environmental programs with relevant work experience
  • graduates from other CCEE programs
  • college graduates who complete the degree completion option through CCEE
  • university graduates who graduate from the CCEE Certificate program

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing a Sustainability Perspective
  • Research and Analysis
  • Sustainable Development from Theory to Practice
  • Legal Aspects of Environmental Management
  • Practicum in Environmental Practice (3 credits)
  • Research Paper in Environmental Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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%).

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    10152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30439 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23860 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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