The program information below is valid for the fall 2021 term (September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021).

The Graduate Studies Academic Calendar is updated 3 times per year, at the start of each academic term (January 1, May 1, September 1). Graduate Studies Academic Calendars from previous terms can be found in the archives.

  • Admit term(s) 
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
  • Delivery mode 
    • Online
  • Program type 
    • Diploma
  • Registration option(s) 
    • Part-time
  • Study option(s) 
  • Minimum requirements 
    • A four year Honours Bachelor degree or equivalent in any humanities, social science, health, engineering or science discipline with an overall average of at least 75% in the last 20 courses (or last two years).
  • Application materials 
    • Résumé/Curriculum vitae
    • Supplementary information form
    • Transcript(s)
  • References 
    • Number of references:  2
    • Type of references: 

      professional or academic

  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    Coursework option:

  • Graduate Academic Integrity Module (Graduate AIM)
  • Courses 
    • Students must complete 4 courses from the following list:
      • GEMCC 600 Fundamentals of Climate Change
      • GEMCC 620 Climate Data and Analytics
      • GEMCC 644 Climate Resilient Canadians and Health Systems 
      • GEMCC 650 Business and Climate Change
      • GEMCC 652 Climate Change and Community Planning
      • GEMCC 660 Carbon Accounting and Management
    • GEMCC 600 Fundamentals of Climate Change is required unless students can demonstrate equivalent competence (e.g. through undergraduate climate change courses and/or equivalent professional experience).
    • Students must pass all courses with a minimum 60%. Additionally, in accordance with Faculty of Environment graduate-level coursework requirements, students must obtain a minimum average of 70% across all 4 courses.
  • Link(s) to courses