Master of Environmental Studies (MES)

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Master of Environmental Studies (MES)

Dalhousie University
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Master of Environmental Studies (MES) is a Masters program taught at Dalhousie University, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time and part-time options. To successfully obtain Master of Environmental Studies (MES) from Dalhousie University you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Master of Environmental Studies (MES) you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Environmental Engineer, Environmental Resource Management, Environmental Educator, Environmental Planner, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Policymaker.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Environmental Studies (MES) at Dalhousie University for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Dalhousie University.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Dalhousie University as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Environmental Studies (MES).

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 Minimum 3.0 GPA in last two years (10 credits) of a related four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent, minimum 7.5 IELTS (or equivalent), two strong references (at least one Academic in nature), evidence from a resume of relevant experience (work, school or volunteer), a viable statement of research interest, and consent of a SRES supervisor to oversee the work.

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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The program is designed to train and mentor students in the process of independent research on natural resource and environmental issues, within a collegial, interdisciplinary community of scholars. Graduating students will be able to:

  • Understand the traditions in knowledge creation, and locate their own methodologies within that broader context;
  • Identify knowledge gaps in a chosen area of specialization via literature review and synthesis;
  • Design and defend a viable and rigorous research project to fill research gaps and objectives, adapting methods as appropriate;
  • Demonstrate broadened perspectives on natural resource and environmental issues.
  • Act to research ethically;
  • Exhibit critical thinking but also the principles of collegiality and mutual respect during academic critique;
  • Manage the research process to implement research design in collaboration with a supervisory committee to a mutually acceptable deadline;
  • Analyze collected data, evaluate results and interpret its implications in the context of a chosen area of specialization; and,
  • Create new knowledge in a chosen area of specialization

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