Master of Science in Resource Management and Environmental Studies (MSc)

Master of Science
Resource Management and Environmental Studies

Quick Facts

Faculty of Science
Mode of delivery: 
On campus
Program components: 
Coursework + Thesis required


Possible start dates: 
  Deadlines for
Start date Students with Canadian or US credentials Students with international credentials
September January 12th January 12th

All official supporting documents must be received by the deadline.

Program contact details

Application enquiries: 
Please mail paper documents to: 

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory
430 - 2202 Main Mall
British Columbia, V6T 1Z4

Tuition / Program costs

Fees Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / Diplomat International
Application Fee $94.75 $153.00
Tuition *
Installments per year 3 3
Tuition per installment $1,478.71 $2,597.84
Tuition per year $4,436.13 $7,793.52
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible)   $3,200.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly) $797.00 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly) starting at $13,043.00 (check cost calculator)
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.


Enrolment Data: 
  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Applications 17 26 40 41 32
Offers 6 7 6 4 9
New registrations 6 3 5 3 4
Total enrolment 16 13 12 12 17
Completion Rates and Times: 

This program has a graduation rate of 88% based on 25 students admitted between 2004 - 2007. Based on 17 graduations between 2010 - 2013 the minimum time to completion is 1.99 years and the maximum time is 4.33 years with an average of 2.65 years of study. All calculations exclude leave times.


Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 20 Aug 2013]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots. Program completion data are only provided for datasets comprised of more than 4 individuals. Rates and times of completion depend on a number of variables (e.g. curriculum requirements, student funding), some of which may have changed in recent years for some programs [data updated: 17 Dec 2013].

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