University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Environmental Science

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER)
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Environmental Science
Description:The University of Windsor is a very unique institution that provides an exceptional experience for its Faculty of Science students. We are a mid-sized campus that offers you a personalized education and the opportunity to form connections with faculty members, as well as other students. GLIER will encourage you to find and follow your passion in the environmental field and research of your choice. In addition, you will benefit from having access to the Great Lakes to experientially learn about local environmental issues, and have your research make a difference in the community.

Our PhD program is intended for those who want to further their research in a specialized and independent way. Our PhD students look for solutions to the major issues that are stressing the environment. Similarly to the MSc program, students complete courses and seminars, collaborate with other scientists, and present, publish, and defend their dissertation.
URL:Environmental Science at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,265

Cost per year represents tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 220] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

GLIER graduate programs do not require GRE scores but do require English Language Proficiency Score Equivalencies if there are students applying internationally. All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Students applying to this graduate program are required to have at least a B+ average in their last two years of study in an undergraduate degree in a related field (biology, chemistry, earth sciences). In addition, students must provide letters of recommendation, a Statement of Research Interests (500 words), and evidence of research experience. Prospective students are also strongly encouraged to collaborate with a prospective GLIER supervisor prior to application.

* 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 October 30, 2017