University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

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Natural Resources & Environmental Studies - Environmental Studies (MA)

University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Areas of Research:Environmental Studies; Geography; Tourism
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,353
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts


Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (NRES) is one stream of the Master of Science degree in the College of Science and Management. This degree is designed for candidates whose research interests have a scientific emphasis and students from science disciplines such as biology, forestry, environmental science, and physical geography, as well as other scientifically oriented areas of resource management. Students studying within the NRES stream will, upon successful completion of the degree requirements outlined herein, obtain a MSc(NRES).


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A four-year Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from a recognized institution, with a Cumulative GPA equivalent to at least 3.00 (B) at UNBC. Acceptance to the MA program will be contingent upon the prospective student finding a member of the faculty to serve as her / his supervisor.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    3 letters of reference, 1 official transcript for all post secondary education, statement of academic interests required and teaching assistantship application form required.

    * 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