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M.Sc. On Campus

Soil Science

University of British Columbia

24 months
Duration
8952 CAD/year
5095 CAD/year
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About

A collaboration between the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and Faculty of Forestry, the inter-faculty Soil Science program at University of British Columbia offers opportunities for advanced study and research leading to MSc degree.

Overview

University of British Columbia offers its graduate programs in Soil Science through a collaboration between the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and the Faculty of Forestry. Our inter-faculty MSc and PhD programs set the stage for a breadth and depth of learning, advanced study and research that is unique among universities.

Career options:

Graduates of the soil science degree program often obtain positions with government or the private sector. Some graduates decide to continue in the area of research and academia with various universities and colleges. Examples of where some graduates are employed:

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • BC Ministry of Forests
  • Canadian Forest Service
  • Consultant
  • Associate Professor, University of Guelph
  • Associate Professor, Yale University
  • Associate Professor, University of Northern BC
  • Environment Canada
  • Assistant Professor, University of Bengukulu, Indonesia
  • Assistant Professor, University of Venda for Science and Technology, South Africa

Programme Structure

Areas of study include:

  • biometeorology, forest nutrition and nutrient cycling, mycorrhizal ecology, soil biology, soil quality and fertility, soil-plant interactions, ecosystem services, and land and water systems.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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

    8952 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 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.

Funding

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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