Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Program Information

School:Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Environmental Studies
Field of Study:Geography
Description:The Department of Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) at University of Waterloo has a strong commitment to the discovery, application and dissemination of geographic knowledge focused on our home planet. Our environment goes beyond the natural world; it’s where we live, work and who we are. Understanding complexity requires excellence in research, teaching and an interdisciplinary approach which is as diverse as our students. Our graduate and undergraduate programs offer the theoretical and practical experience that students need to tackle the toughest environmental challenges and to help shape our sustainable future.
URL:Geography at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

Admission Requirements


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    A Master's degree in geography or equivalent, with at least an 80% average in all graduate work. Exceptional students may be allowed to enter the PhD program directly from the Master's program. Such students must have completed all Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Environmental Studies (MES)/Master of Science (MSc) requirements except the thesis, have demonstrated a superior academic record and satisfied other conditions (details of which can be obtained from the Director of the Program).

    Application Notes : Application materials: Résumé Supplementary information form Transcript(s) References Number of references: 3 Type of references: academic references are required unless a professional reference is specified. English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    * 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 15, 2016