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University of Waterloo

18 months
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About

The Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo is proud to be ranked in the top 100 Geography departments in the world, and 5th in Canada. 

Overview

We offer a master degree in Geography at University of Waterloo. We boast 35 faculty members with research expertise in a wide range of human geography, physical geography, geomatics and aviation topics. 

Key Features 

  • The Department is twinned at the graduate level with the Wilfrid Laurier University's Geography and Environmental Studies department, and the resulting “Waterloo-Laurier Graduate Program in Geography” offers the combined faculty, staff and research resources of two quality institutions. 
  • We offer three thesis master’s degrees (MA, Master of Environmental Studies (MES), and MSc) and three coursework-based degrees (MA, MES, and Master of Climate Change (MCC)). 

Programme Structure

Graduate research fields

  • Environmental and Resource Management
  • Geomatics
  • Human Geography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree or equivalent with at least a 75% average. Normally, the undergraduate degree will be in Geography, but applications are welcomed from superior students regardless of background. However, students must demonstrate that they have the necessary background to pursue graduate work in their field of specialization.
  • Three academic references
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14508 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7254 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    4508 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2254 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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