The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Forestry (MGEM) - Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Forestry
Field of Study:Environmental Studies

The Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM) is a new 9-month, course-based master’s program that provides the geospatial skills and landscape ecology context required to tackle pressing environmental issues. It is a 9-month program which begins in August with a 3-week intensive and concludes the following April.

The MGEM program is designed for those with a passion for environmental management and an interest in emerging landscape ecology theories and geospatial technologies. That includes:

  • Conservation practitioners and managers, foresters and ecologists seeking technical skills.
  • Computer scientists and engineers looking for new fields to apply their skills.
  • Recent graduates in forestry, geography, computer science, engineering, commerce, arts and other undergraduate degree programs, so long as they have some quantitative training.
  • URL:Forestry (MGEM) - Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
    Course Based:Yes
    Length:9 Month(s)
    Cost per year:*
    Provincial: $18,041
    National: $18,041
    International: $35,650
    Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

    Admission Requirements

    Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76

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

      Students admitted to the M.A.Sc. degree program normally possess a bachelor's degree in Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) or higher degree in engineering, and must meet the general admission requirements for master's degree programs set by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

      Application Notes : Applicants whose degrees are from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must present evidence of competency to pursue studies in the English language prior to being extended an offer of admission.
      All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.
      All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study.
      Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Letter(s) of Reference
      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.

      * 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 July 24, 2020