Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Environment and Management

Standard Admission

  • 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%).

Flexible Admission

Applicants who do not meet the Standard Admission requirements will be considered for Flexible Admission and assessed as follows:

  • Normally, six years of relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • All flexible admission applicants 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%).

English Language Proficiency

Additional Recommendations 

  • Our program is designed to be of most benefit to environmental practitioners who have an interest in, or a responsibility for, leadership and sustainable decision-making. As such, work and volunteer experience are key requirements of admission to the program.
  • Students intending to pursue the MSc stream must possess a science-focused undergraduate degree.
  • Indication of potential thesis topic and thesis sponsor is beneficial to a candidate’s application.