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Master of Science / Postgraduate Diploma in
Environmental Science and Management (EVSM)

Curriculum
EVSM Curriculum:    2016-2017    2017-2018    2018-2019    2019-2020
2019 - 2020 EVSM curriculum

Master of Science (MSc) in EVSM
Program requires 30 credits

  • Minimum of 12 Credits of foundation courses
  • Up to 18 Credits of electives, or electives plus MSc projects

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in EVSM
Program requires 15 credits

  • Minimum of 6 credits of foundation courses
  • Up to 9 credits of electives
Foundation Course

Environmental Management Courses

Course Title Credits
ENVR 5250 Environmental Economics and Management 3
ENVR 5260 Environmental Policy and Management 3
EVSM 5230 Environmental Health and Management 3
EVSM 6070 Environmental Impact Assessment 4

Environmental Science Courses

Course Title Credits
ENVR 5340 Fundamentals of Sustainability Science and Technology 3
EVSM 5220 Advanced Environmental Chemistry 3
EVSM 5240 GIS for Environmental Professionals 3
EVSM 5280 Introduction to Atmospheric Aerosols 3
Elective Courses

Environmental Management Courses

Course Title Credits
ENVR 6090 Special Topics in Environmental Management 1-4
EVSM 5270 Environmental Law 3
EVSM 5300 Corporate Environmental Strategy 3
JEVE 5900 Carbon Management for Sustainable Environment 3
PPOL 5190 Policy Analysis and Design for Sustainable Development 3
PPOL 5210 Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management 3
SOSC 5620 Sustainable Development     or
ENVR 6060 Sustainability Economics
3
3

Environmental Science Courses

Course Title Credits
ENVR 5310 Atmospheric Dynamics 3
ENVR 5320 Environmental Data Analysis 3
ENVR 5350 Climate Dynamics 3
ENVR 6040 Special Topics in Environmental Science 1 - 4
ENVR 6050 Introduction to Oceanography 3
ENVS 5113 Marine Ecotoxicology 3
ENVS 5114 Environmental Diseases and Microbiology 3

Others

Course Title Credits
ENVR 6100 Independent Study 1 - 3
EVSM 6950* MSc Project 3
JEVE 5260 Air Pollution Meteorology 3
JEVE 5320 Water Quality and Assessment 3
JEVE 5420 Biological Waste Treatment and Management 3
JEVE 5460 Design and Management of Physico/Chemical Processes of Environmental Engineering 3
* PGD students cannot take the project course EVSM 6950. MSc students may take 3 or 6 credits of EVSM 6950.
 

Notes:

MSc (EVSM) Students are required to take a minimum of three Environmental Science courses and three Environmental Management courses. At least two Environmental Science courses and two Environmental Management courses must be chosen from the Foundation Course List. The remaining one Environmental Science course and one Environmental Management course can be from either the Foundation Course List or Elective Course List.

PGD (EVSM) Students are required to take a minimum of two Environmental Science courses and two Environmental Management courses. At least one Environmental Science course and one Environmental Management course must be chosen from the Foundation Course List. The remaining one Environmental Science course and one Environmental Management course can be from either the Foundation Course List or Elective Course List.

Part-time students may take a maximum of 9 credits in each term.

Students admitted to the PGD Program may subsequently apply for transfer to the MSc Program subject to the approval of the Program Director, and vice versa. Students must apply for the program transfer at least one regular term prior to the completion of the PGD Program.