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Master of Science in Environmental Science and Ecology

State University of New York College at Brockport State University of New York College at Brockport, USA

Intake Aug 2023

Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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USD 23100

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 50

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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79

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Environmental problems are among the most urgent issues facing our civilization. In order to manage Earth's environment well, we must understand the processes that shape its surface; control its air, water and soil chemistry; and produce the biological and other resources upon which humans depend. We must also understand the interactions of animals, plants, and other living organisms with their physical and chemical environments.

The Master of Science in Environmental Science and Ecology is a demanding, thesis-based experience. The curriculum is designed to challenge students to think critically, independently, and creatively, while providing the intellectual depth and breadth necessary to support the research formally developed in the thesis proposal. The curriculum, with a common core and an individual course of study, allows graduate candidates to develop the conceptual knowledge and technical skills necessary to understand and solve environmental problems in ecology, chemistry, and the earth sciences. The fields of study encompassed by the program include:

  • "Green" and water chemistry
  • Watershed analysis
  • Limnology
  • Fisheries and wildlife science and management
  • Conservation biology
  • Wetland ecology
  • Ecosystem ecology and global change
  • Aquaculture

Graduates in environmental science and biology have been very successful in gaining admission to doctoral programs or finding professional employment in their chosen field.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Explain advanced environmental science topics and policies, biological processes, and ecological principles.
  • Design and execute an original research study involving data collection.
  • Summarize, analyze, and interpret scientific data, using relevant quantitative skills and applying major environmental concepts.
  • Summarize, organize, and communicate scientific data and analyses in oral/or written formats.
  • Employ decision-making and problem-solving skills, such as evaluating competing explanations or applying scientific knowledge to environmental problems.
  • Develop professional skills necessary to succeed in the environmental science and ecology fields.

Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, student must have a Bachelor's degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    79 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    23100

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 50

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (USD)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

    Scholarships

    Freshman Scholarships - Our campus has recently announced that we are increasing our scholarships to freshmen applicants starting Fall 2022. As always, all admitted international freshmen are guaranteed a $4,000 scholarship! The new amounts are listed below:

    • Green Scholarships = $2,500, for a total of $6,500 (renewable for four years)
    • Gold Scholarship = $4,500, for a total of $8,500 (renewable for four years)
    • Honors (Prometheus) Scholarship = $6,000, for a total of $10,000 (renewable for four years)

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