The program information below is valid for the winter 2020 term (January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020).

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
  • Delivery mode 
    • On-campus
  • Length of program 
    • Part-time students will be obligated to complete their requirements within five calendar years from the date of their initial registration.
  • Program type 
    • Master's
    • Research
  • Registration option(s) 
    • Full-time
    • Part-time
  • Study option(s) 
  • Minimum requirements 
    • A four-year undergraduate degree equivalent in a humanities, social science, health, engineering, natural science, environmental science, or business discipline with an overall average of at least 75% in the last two years.
  • Application materials 
    • Résumé
    • Supplementary information form
    • Transcript(s)
  • References 
    • Number of references:  2
    • Type of references: 

      academic

  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    Thesis option:

  • Graduate Academic Integrity Module (Graduate AIM)
  • Courses 
    • Required courses:
      • SUSM 601 Foundations for Sustainability Management (Fall)
      • SUSM 602 Theories and Concepts of Sustainability Management (Fall)
      • SUSM 603 Research Methods for Sustainable Management (Winter)
      • SUSM 605 Thesis Development (Winter)
    • Elective courses: 2 graduate-level open electives that complement the student’s program of study and are chosen in agreement with the supervisor and the program Graduate Administrator.
    • Note: 1 elective course should be taken in the Fall term and 1 should be taken in the Winter term.
  • Link(s) to courses
  • Master’s Thesis
    • The thesis should demonstrate the student’s ability to conduct original research under the guidance of a faculty member. Furthermore a successful thesis in the program demonstrates knowledge of existing research within the area of inquiry, the development of a sound research question and the ability to apply appropriate methods. The results of research should be original and contribute to the existing body of knowledge in the selected field. The thesis should be approximately 100 pages.