Royal Roads University
Victoria, BC, Canada
Environment and Management M.Sc
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
Statement of Intent, two references- One reference letter should be based on work experience and the other based on either academic performance or community service., Detailed CV, Academic transcripts, At least 2 years of relevant full-time work experience letter.
About The Program
About The University
Academic 7.0 overall with a minimum 6.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading
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There are a variety of scholarships and bursaries available to you as a Royal Roads student to help towards funding your education.
Royal Roads offers a variety of awards to our students. These are primarily awarded on a quarterly basis, but there's an extra competition or two that falls off cycle. While the University has a few high-valued awards, the majority of assistance is modest and allocated by competition.
Students are also encouraged to pursue scholarship and bursary offerings in the community. The university actively collect and display select opportunities for your convenience.
The Masters of Science in Environmental Management program focuses on dynamics and processes that impact the functionality and sustainability of natural and human systems. These explorations take place in the context of public policy, management, problem solving and leadership. You will cover a variety of methods, skills, and tools in the application of systems thinking and sustainability to a variety of current environmental issues; building on your existing environmental skills and knowledge base acquired in your past learning and life experience. You will also have the opportunity to delve deeply into a research topic of your personal concern by way of completing a thesis.
What is an interdisciplinary program?
In this program, you can be enrolled either in the MA or the MSc stream. Which qualification you choose and which you are eligible for is dependent both on your goals for your program and your previous experiences. However, the program is a shared experience that integrates the science and social science disciplines together to consider real word issues and opportunities. What is most important for tackling some of the significant environmental challenges we are currently facing is that we take an interdisciplinary view that brings multiple perspectives to bear on a problem in a meaningful way.
Who It's For
The Masters of Science in Environment and Management is designed for anyone who is pursuing a career path that involves practical environmental issues, challenges, and concerns. This includes those from all levels of government, business, industry, consulting and non-governmental organizations who want to gain skills and credentials as environmental leaders and managers to advance in their current career or launch a new one. Students represent a broad cross-section of the environmental sector and this diversity and wealth of knowledge is an important component of the program’s philosophy.
About Royal Roads
Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university.
The university understand the needs and aspirations of its students, and it created options to deliver an educational experience that fits a student's lifestyle. The cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.
The university got a unique learning model – they call it “effective”
The programs offered at Royal Roads University provide learners with the tools and techniques required to be effective after graduation. Whether you’re looking for a new career or want to improve your standing, financially and professionally, within your current organization, the blended learning model of online courses and intensive, on-campus residencies lets you use what you learn, today.
The online learning model allows you to continue working while you complete your degree. The program begins with a short, on-campus residency that allows you to meet the rest of the learners in your cohort, followed by distance courses that deliver the theoretical and information-based material in the program. Moodle, the platform used for online learning, facilitates the delivery of learning materials while providing you with the ability to interact and engage with fellow students and professors. Learn more about Royal Roads' online learning process.
A sustainable future
At Royal Roads University, it is understood that environmental leadership is required and the university is proud that their students, faculty, and staff support this direction. Climate change is one of the most critical challenges of our time, and the university is focused on initiatives that support campus sustainability. Environmental sustainability is not only intrinsically linked to the teaching and research mandate, it’s a challenge that calls for the kind of interdisciplinary and collaborative problem-solving at which we excel.