Geography and Environmental Studies (MA/MSc/MES)
In the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) Graduate Program at Laurier students explore a range of research interests from the analysis of pressing social and environmental issues to theoretical questions of philosophical and technical import. They do this within a wide variety of geography sub-disciplines and often as part of on-going multi-disciplinary projects. Our graduate program is offered through the Joint Program in Geography (geograd.wlu.ca) which is a partnership between GES and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. The joint program makes us the second largest graduate geography program in North America.
|Duration of Program
Master of Arts (MA) — courses with MRP
Master of Environmental Studies (MES) —
Master of Science (MSc) — courses with thesis (full-time only)
MA - environmental and resource management; geomatics; human geography
MES - environmental and resource management; environmental science; geomatics; human geography
MSc - environmental science; geomatics
|For more information on the program requirements
|| Minimum Standing
|Honours degree in geography or a related field||B|
||January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.
Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis for each year of study are given a competitive funding package.
Guaranteed minimum financial support: $13,000/year
Such support may be made up of:
- teaching assistantships,
- internal and/or external scholarship awards,
- research assistantships,
Major award holders (OGS, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are eligible for the Dean's Scholarship, valued at up to $7,500.
Consult the academic program for further details.
It is strongly recommended that students contact a prospective advisor(s) prior to submitting his/her application.