Thunder Bay • Orillia

Master of Environmental Studies in Northern Environments and Cultures (TB)

The MES in Northern Environments and Cultures program consists of 5 full course equivalents (FCEs) comprising a graduate thesis, Northern Environments and Cultures 5901 (9901) (3 FCEs) plus 2 FCEs from graduate courses offered in Northern Environments and Cultures (NECU):

Required Courses:

Northern Environments and Cultures 5901 (9901) - Master's Thesis
Northern Environments and Cultures 5030 - Quantitative Research Methods
Northern Environments and Cultures 5050 - Qualitative Research Methods
Northern Environments and Cultures 5311 - Interactions of Environment and Culture

Elective Course:

Northern Environments and Cultures 5711 - Special Topics (chosen in consultation with the graduate co-ordinator)

Interdisciplinary seminars are an integral part of the program. Attendance at these seminars is mandatory. As part of the program, candidates will be required to present two interdisciplinary seminars. At the first, held within the first year of the program, candidates will present a research proposal for approval. At the second seminar, before the submission of the thesis, candidates will present the results of their research.

An oral examination of the completed thesis will also be required of each candidate.