Environmental Sciences, M.Sc. | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
18 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Environmental Sciences program of University of Guelph tries to develop and train graduate students that possess a high level of knowledge in the field of environmental science, expertise in specific aspects of environmental science (their thesis research focus), training in laboratory and field techniques, and excellence in writing and oral communication.


Key facts

The Environmental Sciences program of University of Guelph  is for recentt graduates or working professionals looking to upgrade their credentials for career advancement.  The research experience that is central to this two-year program together with several courses in Environmental Sciences will prepare you for a wide variety of careers, including collecting and analyzing field or lab data sets to address a particular environmental science question, project management in the environmental industry, assessing and managing environmental risks, establishing or ensuring compliance with environmental policies, and training others in environmental sciences.

Are you interested in:

  • Impacts of climate change on agriculture & ecosystems
  • Protection of plants & pollinators
  • Soil science & soil health
  • Ecological change & environmental health
  • Water quality
  • Environmental microbiology

Career opportunities

  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental education
  • Public service in science & policy
  • Regulatory affairs (industry & government)
  • Research scientist or technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Environment of Crops and Forests
  • Micrometeorology
  • Meteorological Instrumentation
  • Environmental Microbial Technology
  • Special Topics in Atmospheric Science
  • Soil Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

While there are no specific deadlines for applying to the MSc program, processing graduate applications can take approximately 6-8 weeks.


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants require an honours science four-year degree, with a minimum “B-” (Master’s) or A- (PhD) standing for the last four semesters completed prior to entry into the graduate program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 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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