York University - Graduate Studies

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Environmental Studies

York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts


The first of its kind in Canada, our MES program is one of the most diverse and globally renowned graduate programs. Our award winning faculty come from a variety of academic disciplines, including biology, visual arts, economics, and sociology, challenging our students to look beyond the traditional “green environments.” Centered around an individual Plan of Study, you can explore topics relating to natural, built, social, political, and artistic environments while developing your own interests, research, and professional goals.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have an Honours (4 years) undergraduate degree from an accredited university, and a minimum B+ GPA over the last two years (or full-time equivalent) of academic study.

* 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 26, 2022