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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In the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, we contribute to the body of knowledge in our diverse fields through high-quality teaching and excellence in research. We prepare specialized teachers and researchers to meet the demands of the geographic profession for various public, private and community agencies. Our graduate students undertake meaningful research on a diverse range of topics redefining geography, environment and geomatics, and leading them to a wide variety of careers. From Canada’s northernmost glaciers to Toronto’s immigration, from remote sensing of shallow reefs to water security for Northern Peoples, from the study of past environmental change to the future effects of today’s forest fires our graduates are studying all over the map for the benefit of our planet’s environments and societies.

Graduate Programs

Master's Programs

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

Faculty of Arts page for current graduate students: Academic Essentials, Forms, Awards, Links and more.


Doctoral Program

The Department of Geography offers the following doctoral programs:

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

Faculty of Arts page for current graduate students: Academic Essentials, Forms, Awards, Links and more.

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For graduate studies, the Department offers three fields of research

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Research Interests

Research interests

Professors in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics are engaged in three broad fields of research.
 

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