Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2008/2009)
2.3 Environmental Systems Engineering and Management
2.3.1 Program of Study
  1. The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science offers a program in Environmental Engineering and Applied Science leading to the Degree of Master of Applied Science in Environmental Systems Engineering and Management (ESEM). The program is available on a full-time basis.

  2. The program is offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and will be administered by a Board of Studies appointed by the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

2.3.2 Qualifications for Admission
  1. Admission is limited and competitive.

  2. To be considered for admission, applicants shall normally hold a Bachelor's Degree in engineering preferably in civil/environment/chemical/processing/petroleum engineering or equivalent from a recognized university with an aggregate mark of 75% or above.

  3. To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants will meet the English Proficiency Requirements described under General Regulations Qualification for Admission.

2.3.3 Degree Requirements
  1. The Degree program requires the completion of 30 credit hours.

    1. 6 credit hours comprising a project course 9600.

    2. 15 credit hours comprised of 9601, 9609, 9626, 9627, and 9628.

    3. 6 credit hours (two courses) to be selected from 9603, 9621, 9622, 9624, 9625, 9629, and 9630, 9605, 9610-9615.

    4. 3 credit hours (one course) from ENVE/ENVS 6001, ENVE/ENVS 6002, ENVE/ENVS 6003, Geography 6250.

2.3.4 Evaluation

Students must obtain a grade of at least 65% in all program courses to receive credit for the course towards their program requirements. Any student who fails to receive 65% or more in a course, must repeat the course in the case of core courses, or must either repeat or replace the course with another program course in the case of elective courses. Any student who receives a grade of less than 65% in two courses or in a repeated course will be required to withdraw from the program.

  • Courses
  • 9600 Environmental Engineering Project (6 credit hours)
  • 9601 Environmental Pollution and Mitigation (cross-listed as ENVS 6004)
  • 9603 Environmental Sampling and Pollutant Analysis (cross-listed as ENVS 6005)
  • 9605 Advanced Wastewater Treatment
  • 9609 Environmental Risk Assessment (cross-listed as ENVS 6007)
  • 9610-9615 Special Topics in Environmental Science and Engineering
  • 9621 Soil Remediation Engineering
  • 9622 Environmental Statistics
  • 9624 Air Pollution (cross-listed as ENVS 6008)
  • 9625 Environmental Aspects of Offshore Oil and Gas
  • 9626 Environmental Management System
  • 9627 Environmental Systems Engineering
  • 9628 Environmental Laboratory
  • 9629 Environmental Policy and Regulations
  • 9630 Pollution Prevention
  • ENVE/ENVS 6001 Earth and Ocean Systems
  • ENVE/ENVS 6002 Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
  • ENVE/ENVS 6003 Applied Ecology
  • Geography 6250 Conservation of Natural Resources