10.1 Master of Arctic and Subarctic Futures
To be considered for admission to the Master of Arctic and Subarctic Futures, applicants must hold an undergraduate degree, in a related area, from an institution recognized by the Senate. Applicants will normally hold an overall average of 75% or higher. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may still be considered for admission into the program based on professional and leadership contributions to Arctic and Subarctic regions.
Students on the course work route will normally complete six courses, as well as a major project:
- SASS 6000: Learning Labrador (mandatory)
- SASS 6001: People, Place, and Identity (mandatory)
- SASS 6002: Indigenous and Northern-Led Theories and Methodologies (mandatory)
- SASS 6003: Developing Research Partnerships in Arctic and Subarctic Studies OR a graduate level elective in a cognate area, subject to program coordinator approval
- SASS 6004: Arctic and Subarctic Indigenous Legal Traditions and Advocacy
- SASS 6005: Systems for Health and Wellness in the Circumpolar North
Students can substitute up to 6 credit hours from other departments (excluding SASS 6000, SASS 6001, and SASS 6002), subject to program coordinator approval and with suitable rational. Students can complete this stream through full time or part time studies.
Students on the thesis route will normally complete at least four courses:
- SASS 6000: Learning Labrador
- SASS 6001: People, Place, and Identity
- SASS 6002: Indigenous and Northern-Led Theories and Methodologies
- SASS 6003: Developing Research Partnerships in Arctic and Subarctic Contexts
Students can substitute up to 3 credit hours from other SASS graduate courses (e.g. SASS 6004 and SASS 6005) or another department with program coordinator approval. Students may also be required by their Supervisor and Supervisory Committee to take additional courses.