Prospective Graduate Students

REM’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs are intended for individuals with undergraduate training and/or work experience in fields such as biology, engineering, statistics, chemistry, forestry, and geology, as well as business administration, economics, geography, planning, and other social sciences.

The wide range of research programs carried out in the School, as well as ongoing interactions with public agencies and private organizations, provide essential complements to the graduate curriculum.

Graduate students take an integrated sequence of courses in several disciplines, pursue further complementary courses in their area of specialization, and complete a research project on a topic involving more than one traditional discipline. The range of courses and research fields includes ecological economics, applied ecology, environmental toxicology, conflict resolution, simulation modeling, risk assessment, environmental law, earth systems and global change, policy analysis, planning, recreation, fisheries management, energy and materials management and policy, forest ecology and management, and others. See the full list of courses here.




Ten Reasons to Choose REM

  • Be part of the internationally recognized applied graduate School of Resource and Environmental Management
  • Join an elite group of highly motivated and talented graduate students.
  • Learn the interdisciplinary knowledge that is essential for solving environmental problems. 
  • Deepen your knowledge and skills in your preferred specialty.
  • Carry out challenging research applied to real-world environmental problems.
  • Be part of research teams that have won numerous international awards and funding.
  • Work with faculty members who are regularly asked for advice by governments, non-governmental organizations, and private industry.
  • Gain paid work experience through a graduate-level Cooperative Education Program.
  • Have numerous excellent job opportunities after graduation.
  • Experience British Columbia’s awesome outdoor lifestyle. They don’t call us “Beautiful British Columbia” for nothing!