Environment and Geography

M.Sc. | M.Env.

Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

Master of Science/Master of Environment

The M.Sc. is an integrative graduate program option for those interested in furthering their academic training in the areas of environmental sciences, including physical geography. The M.Env. is an interdisciplinary program focusing on basic and applied research that deals with the complex relationships between the environment, earth, natural resources, and society at large.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • M.Env./M.Sc. – Students with a four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Geography (physical geography specialization) or from a program in the Earth or environmental sciences will be considered. All Master’s applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 in the last 60 credit hours of study.
  • Statement of Intent
  • Supervisor Support
  • Student Advisor Checklist
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2017 May/July January 15, 2017 Apply
Fall 2017 September May 15, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January September 15, 2017 Apply


International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2017 September February 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January June 1, 2017 Apply



*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.

Course Listings

Department Website

220 Sinnott Building
70A Dysart Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
p: 204.474.7065
f:  204.474.7699
e: environment_geography@umanitoba.ca