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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Program Description

The MSc in Environmental Science is a thesis-based degree. Because of our broad range of expertise, TRU is superbly positioned to train students to approach specific sub-disciplines using techniques ranging from molecular techniques to ecosystem ecology to policy, management, and ethical considerations.

Structure

The MSc degree in Environmental Science requires the completion of 28 credit hours, including: four required courses, and an independent research project culminating in a thesis. The required courses are the backbone of our program, where faculty and students from many disciplines analyze and discuss environmental issues from different perspectives.

Required courses
ENVS 5100 Environmental Science I: History, Philosophy and Concepts (3 credits)
ENVS 5200 Environmental Science II: Conducting Science (3 credits)
ENVS 5300 Environmental Science: Topics and Case Studies (2 credits)
ENVS 5400 Environmental Science: Dissemination and Outreach (2 credits)
ENVS 5990 Thesis ; Masters Thesis must be completed under the direct supervision of your Thesis Supervisor (18 Credits)