Boreal Ecosystems and Agricultural Sciences
Why Boreal Ecosystems and Agricultural Sciences @ Memorial?
Memorial University's Master of Science in Boreal Ecosystems and Agricultural Sciences program is a rigorous, hands-on study of resources and agriculture in the context of boreal ecosystems. The program focuses on the science and economics of plant, soil, land, and water resources. The program integrates brand-new labs in the Boreal Ecosystems Research Facilities, and through a combination of course, lab, and field work, and a required thesis, helps prepare students for any number of careers in environmental and agricultural industries.
Grenfell Campus is renowned for its environmental programming which enables students in its programs to draw upon a wide range of faculty with diverse environmental interests. Located in western Newfoundland, Grenfell is ideally placed to provide hands-on experiences in a diverse boreal environment. This includes wetlands, boreal forest, the Atlantic Ocean, numerous river systems, and sub-arctic tundra. With approximately 1,300 students, the university campus is an ideal size to allow students to work closely with faculty in pursuit of their studies.
Description of programs
- MSc – The MSc program requires a selection of core courses and courses for specialization, followed by a mandatory thesis.
Contact a faculty supervisor
Graduate applicants interested in research-based programs are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty supervisor at the time of application. Visit the Master of Science in Boreal Ecosystems and Agricultural Sciences program website for a list of faculty members, their research interests, and contact information.
Minimum admission requirements
- MSc – Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in an appropriate area of study
Note: All figures are in Canadian dollars and subject to change. Students are responsible for being aware of all fees and charges, by referring to the Financial and Administrative Services website, and applicable deadlines, by referring to the University Calendar.
Msc: 2 years
February 1 for Fall admission
April 1 for Winter admission
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