Graduate Studies

Human Geography
Our graduate students are undertaking research on a diverse range of topics in the fields of geography, environment and geomatics

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Our graduate students are undertaking research on a diverse range of topics in the fields of geography, environment and geomatics, leading them to a wide variety of careers. From Canada’s northernmost glaciers to southern Ontario’s urban sprawl, our graduates are studying all over the map for the benefit of our planet’s environments and societies.

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Master's Programs

The objectives of the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics are to foster awareness of the field of geography, and to add to the body of geographic knowledge and methodology through teaching and research. The Department also endeavors to prepare specialized teachers and researchers to meet the demands of the geographic profession and of various public, private and community agencies.

For graduate studies, the Department offers three fields of research: Polar and mountain environments, Cities, cultures and social change, and Environmental change, risk and adaptation.

The Department of Geography offers the following master’s programs:

In certain cases, students may be admitted to a Master's program on a part-time basis. Part-time students must normally complete course requirements, except the thesis, within a period of not more than 24 months. For more information consult the Department.

The Department has laboratories for GIS, physical geography, paleoclimatology and climatology, remote sensing and geomatics of the environment. Awards and financial support are available to full-time graduate students.

Download the Graduate Student's Handbook of the Department of Geography


Doctoral Program

The objectives of the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics are to foster awareness of the field of geography, and to add to the body of geographic knowledge and methodology through teaching and research.The Department also endeavours to prepare specialized teachers and researchers to meet the demands of the geographic profession and of various public, private and community agencies.

For graduate studies, the Department offers three fields of research: polar and mountain environments, cities, cultures and social change, and environmental change, risk and adaptation.

The Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics is a participating unit in the collaborative program in Canadian studies at the PhD level. This program has been established for students wishing to enrich their training by including an interdisciplinary component in Canadian studies.

 

Download the Graduate Student's Handbook of the Department of Geography

For graduate studies, the Department offers three fields of research

 

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