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Environmental Practice

Royal Roads University

24 months
1056 CAD/credit 31680 CAD/year
827 CAD/credit 24810 CAD/year
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The Environmental Practice program from Royal Roads University will prepare you to advance in the rapidly growing range of environmental careers. You’ll follow an integrated science approach in your studies. You'll address social, natural and  physical sciences. And you'll explore the cultural and humanities aspects of environmental problems.

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You see climate change and biodiversity loss as the world’s most pressing social-ecological challenges. And you know that solving these wicked problems demands unprecedented collaboration across all sectors. You might be doing environmental work already, or feel compelled to join this rapidly growing field.

Either way, you want an efficient and flexible way to earn a Master's degree that will let you make a difference to your world, and promote a sustainable future for our planet.

As a student of the Environmental Practice program from Royal Roads University, you'll focus on approaching environmental issues from a scientific foundation. And you’ll gain an understanding of sustainability and ecosystems, environmental risks and remediation techniques, and ways to manage sustainable development.

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have skills in assessing environmental and climate impacts, developing and evaluating goals, objectives, and strategies for approaching environmental problems, and preparing, communicating and implementing action plans. You'll be ready to work in industries like governments, non-governmental organizations and the not-for-profit sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Developing a Sustainability Perspective
  • Research and Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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60 alternative credits



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

    31680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1056 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24810 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 827 CAD per credit during 24 months.


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