Master of Science in Geography (Thesis) (Environment) Program By McGill University |Top Universities

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The Environment Option is offered in association with the McGill School of Environment and is composed of a thesis component (24 credits), required Geography and Environment courses (9 credits) and complementary Geography and Environment (12 credits) courses. This program consists of Thesis Courses (24 credits) - GEOG 697 Thesis Research (Environment Option) (18 credits); GEOG 698 Thesis Proposal (6 credits); Required Courses (9 credits) - ENVR 610 Foundations of Environmental Policy (3 credits); ENVR 650 Environmental Seminar 1 (1 credit); ENVR 651 Environmental Seminar 2 (1 credit); ENVR 652 Environmental Seminar 3 (1 credit); GEOG 631 Methods of Geographical Research (3 credits); and Complementary Courses (12 credits) - 9 credits of courses at the 500 level or higher selected according to guidelines of the Department. GEOG 696 can count among these complementary credits for students with an appropriate background.

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