Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies (MSc)

Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies (MSc)

Master degree
48 months
Application deadlines: February 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$100
Intakes: September
International tuition: CA$8,408
Domestic tuition: CA$1,227

Program overview

Work under the close supervision of research-active faculty members who have published in numerous prestigious journals. Our researchers have also received the highest honours from the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars and the Canada Research Chairs Program. Immerse yourself in a diverse region. Montreal and its surrounding areas provide rich sites for fieldwork and analysis, as well as connections to an expansive Francophone network with its own socio-cultural and policy histories. Join a dynamic cohort of students that includes young scholars and professionals with practical work experience. The research interests of our students cut across multiple fields of human geography, GIS, urban planning, environmental science, government policy and social justice advocacy.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
  • Duolingo English Test
The normal requirements for admission into the MSc (Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies) are a minimum GPA of 3.30 in a BA or BSc in Geography, Planning, or Environmental Science, or an equivalent degree in a related field of study from a recognized university. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. TOEFL iBT score 90 or higher; IELTS score of 7 or higher; DET score of 120 and above; Minimum overall PTE academic score of 61

Career opportunities

Our alumni are highly sought after by independent consultancies, municipalities, research evaluation firms, universities, CEGEPs, GIS firms, non-governmental organizations and high schools. Recent graduates are working as engineers, GIS analysts and cartographers, planners, research analysts, instructors, managers, and tutors. Examples of organizations and institutions our alumni are currently working for include: Champlain College City of Calgary City of Kingston City of London City of Moncton EEM Sustainable Management Kamloops Regional Farmers’ Market Society McGill University Qingdao Transportation Planning and Design Institute Science-Metrix Inc. Western University

Campus location

Montreal , Canada

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