Master On Campus

Land and Water Systems

University of British Columbia

12 months
36996 CAD/year
20946 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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In the Land and Water Systems program from University of British Columbia students will learn that land (soil) and water are two essential resources required to sustain the human goals of food security and maintenance of environmental goods and services, including all forms of useable energy.


The goal of the innovative Land and Water Systems program from University of British Columbia is to offer a professional degree that will serve both practicing resource managers, and recent graduates from cognate undergraduate academic programs, the necessary credentials to address the emerging concerns of land and water resources conservation and management.

What makes the program unique?

The professional Master of Land and Water Systems program provides students an opportunity to obtain science-based skills, training and knowledge in the area of Land and Water Systems to address the emerging environmental issues of food security, maintenance of ecological services, restoration of degraded lands, climate change adaptation, and resource conservation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Soil Processes 
  • Land and Water Seminar Series 
  • Watershed Science 
  • Land and Water Resources Evaluation 
  • Major Project
  • Professional Communication Strategies
  • Small Business Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36996 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36996 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20946 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20946 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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