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Environmental Assessment (MEnv)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science / School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Land Use Planning and Management/Development
Description:The M.Env. in Environmental Assessment integrates the human and biogeophysical aspects of environmental assessment in a multidisciplinary academic and real-world setting. The program combines scholarly excellence and practical experiences with an effective policy-focused approach to the use of scientific knowledge and procedures.

Students in the program develop a sound and critical understanding of environmental assessment processes and methodologies and exposed to a range of social science and public policy considerations involved in environmental planning, sustainable development and resource decision-making. The program is designed to enhance their knowledge of the biogeophysical environment and provide them with a thorough understanding of how to apply geographic information systems (GIS) to environmental decision-making. An important component of the M.Env. program is a four-month internship during which students gain hands-on experience under professional supervision. This practicum allows them to relate environmental assessment theory to practice and extend their skills through direct application in a governmental, non-governmental, or private-sector organization.
URL:Environmental Assessment (MEnv) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,233
National: $9,994
International: $21,116
Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The normal requirement for admission to the M.Env. in Environmental Assessment is a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline in Arts or Science from a recognized university with a minimum GPA of 3.30 on 4.30 or equivalent. Applicants are selected on the basis of a sound undergraduate academic record and strong language skills in English and/or French which will allow them to secure an internship, a requirement of the program. Students who lack an appropriate background in Ecology or Geographic Information Systems or Physical Geography preparation may be required to take some or all of the preparatory courses.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 95] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

    A statement of purpose (250 to 500 words maximum) this letter should include what type of experience and background the prospective student has, and their expectations of the program. Three letters of reference - at least two from academic referees. An official copy of transcript(s). Proof of citizenship

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 July 24, 2018

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