Thompson Rivers University
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Master of Science in Environmental Science


A program that fills local, regional, provincial, national and international needs for environmental scientists. The program is designed to produce graduates who are innovative researchers and have multi-disciplinary skills and broad knowledge in the field of environmental science. It is structured to be unique, flexible and relevant.


TRU is ideally located to study environmental issues due its proximity to diverse ecosystems. The region rovides rare native grassland ecosystems, freshwater wetlands, lakes and rivers, and a rich diversity of forested ecosystems, all within easy access, as well as mountain and ocean ecosystems within a few hours drive.

Admission Requirements

Selective admission

  • Admission will be determined by your academic and professional record, letters of recommendation, area of research interest and the ability of the faculty member to accept you into their research group. Normally for admission to the program applicants must have achieved a grade-point average of at least 3.33 on the TRU evaluation scale over the last two years of undergraduate studies.

All students must first find a confirmed thesis supervisor prior to application.

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