Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies (MSc)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:Geography
Urban Studies/Affairs
Description:The M.Sc. in Geography, Urban, and Environmental Studies provides students with the theoretical foundation and analytical tools they need to better understand human interventions in the environment.

The M.Sc. program provides a stimulating intellectual environment in which students are encouraged to explore multidisciplinary perspectives. Students examine and apply various conceptual and methodological frameworks that fall within three broad environmental categories: natural or bio-physical environment; human, cultural, or behavioural environment; urban, built, or designed environment.
URL:Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies (MSc) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:The Department has expertise in a wide range of research areas related to geography, planning and environment. Current research topics include river management, port development and planning, urban design, immigration, sustainable forestry, indigeneous resource management, sustainable transportation, population and environment, economic development, and metropolitan government.
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,985

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The normal requirements for admission into the M.Sc. (Geography, Urban, and Environmental Studies) are a minimum GPA of 3.30 in a B.A. or B.Sc. in Geography, Planning, or Environmental Science, or an equivalent degree in a related field of study from a recognized university. Applicants are selected on the basis of a sound undergraduate academic record, strong letters of recommendation, and a convincing statement of purpose which clearly describes their academic interest in the program and intended area of research. In addition, admission is contingent on the availability of an appropriate faculty member in the Department to serve as supervisor. Some applicants with deficiencies in their undergraduate preparation may be required to take a qualifying program. Others may be required to complete certain prerequisite courses in addition to the regular graduate program.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 24, 2021

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