• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

These explorations take place in the context of public policy, management, problem solving and leadership. 

As a student in the Environment and Management program at the Royal Roads University, you will cover a variety of methods, skills, and tools in the application of systems thinking and sustainability to a variety of current environmental issues; building on your existing environmental skills and knowledge base acquired in your past learning and life experience. 

You will also have the opportunity to delve deeply into a research topic of your personal concern by way of completing a thesis. 

Careers

As a graduate, you'll have developed leadership and communication skills in systems thinking and sustainability in the context of environmental challenges from the local to the global. 

You'll have a solid knowledge of theory and practice of systems, sustainability and the understanding of the inter-relationships between human, social and ecological systems will be developed, as well as critical management concepts as they relate to environmental problems. 

You'll be prepared for a career that requires the knowledge, skills, competencies and applied approaches to find viable solutions to 21st-century challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecosystem Science and Management
  • Analytical Thinking and Communications
  • Global Environmental Processes and Current Issues
  • Economics for Decision Making
  • Sustainable Development: From Theory to Practice
  • Research and Analysis
  • Toxicology and Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Analysis and Remediation

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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) 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%).

Work Experience

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16200 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32389 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12900 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25810 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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