University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

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Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (PhD)

University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,353
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts


The PhD NRES is intentionally interdisciplinary in nature, stressing the interconnections between the physical, biological and social/ethical components of natural environments. Students within this degree may choose to pursue research within one or a combination of research areas, but will have a firm foundation in understanding how their research contributes to a broader understanding of natural resources and environmental studies.


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    A four-year Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from a recognized institution, with a Cumulative GPA equivalent to at least 3.00 (B) at UNBC. Students will normally be expected to hold a Master's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution. Normally, applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.33 (B+) from the Baccalaureate and Master's degree, to be calculated over the last 30 credits of graded academic work. Acceptance to the PhD program will be contingent upon the prospective student finding a member of the faculty to serve as her / his advisor.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 19, 2022