Environmental Assessment Graduate Diploma
- Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline in Arts or Science.
- Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.
Additional Admission Requirements
Students who lack appropriate Ecology, or Geographic Information Systems, Physical Geography or Statistics are required to take preparatory courses such as BIOL 205, Introduction to Sustainability; a 300-level physical geography course; GEOG 362, Statistical Methods or GEOG 363, Geographic Information Systems. Those lacking a social science background may be required to take GEOG 355, Resource Analysis and Management, or a similar course.
Students admitted to the Diploma in Environmental Assessment (DEA) may subsequently apply, in a future admission cycle, to the Master of Environment (MEnv), if they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.30. A new application is required, with three letters of reference from current or recent professors. Courses taken in the Diploma with a grade of B+ or better may be transferred to the MEnv degree after admission. The Graduate Committee assesses the new applications with the other applications for the cycle.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits.
Please see the Geography, Planning and Environment Courses page for course descriptions.
Environmental Assessment Graduate Diploma (30 credits)
credits of Compulsory
credits of Elective Courses chosen from:
- Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
- Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for further details regarding the Time Limits.
- Graduation Requirement. In order to graduate, students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.70.