It is possible to choose electives not included on this list, subject to approval by the department/school or the program in which the courses are offered. Students must request permission from their program administrator.

Please see the following course descriptions:

Program Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Sustainability Management (SUSM) SUSM 620: Business Ops & Sustainability

SUSM 650: Sustainable Finance

SUSM 675: Governing the Commons1

SUSM 640: Sustainable Strategies

SUSM 660: Public Intl Law

SUSM 630: Marketing for Sustainability

Master of Environment and Business (MEB)

ENBUS 642: Stakeholders, Collaborations


ENBUS 612: Social Entrepreneurship

ENBUS 652: Business and Climate Change

Master of Economic Development and Innovation (MEDI)

ECDEV 601: Economic Development Theory

ECDEV 602: Economic Development Practice

ECDEV 603: Analytical Tools for Ec Dev

ECDEV 604: Management and Policy Tools2

ECDEV 605:Innov, E-ship & Sust Bus Dev2

ECDEV 606: Innovation, Econ Dev & Cities2

ECDEV 612: Land Development Planning
Master of Development Practice (MDP)

INDEV 601: Foundations of Sustain Dev

INDEV 602: Intn'l Dev: Theories & Practice

INDEV 604: Sustainable Cities

INDEV 606: Energy Sustainability

INDEV 609: Sustain Apps & Key Debates

INDEV 613: Water, Human Security & Dev

INDEV 603: Global Health

INDEV 605: Economics for Sustainable Development

INDEV 607: Systems Approach

INDEV 608: Water and Security


Other courses within the Faculty of Environment3:

  • PLAN 674: Indigenous Peoples and Community Planning
  • PLAN 621: Metropolitan Form and Structure in Canada
  • GEMCC 610:Climate Prediction Modeling
  • GEMCC 620: Climate Analytics
  • GEMCC 640: Climate Governance
  • GEMCC 652: Climate Change Community Plan


1 Governing the Commons is currently offered as a reading course (SUSM 675, Section 2) and it is open to all SEED graduate students.

2 This course is a MEDI core course and it is offered as an elective to MES and PhD students.

3 Please note there might be other courses offered by the schools within the Faculty of Environment that are open to SEED students.