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Overall Score 67.05
Liaison Cassandra Lamontagne
Submission Date May 26, 2017
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Concordia University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Peter Stoett
Director
Loyola Sustainability Research Centre
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
Individualized Program (INDI) in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

A brief description of the graduate degree program (1st program):

The Individualized Program (INDI) is designed to promote innovative approaches to issues outside the normal boundaries of research and creation of existing graduate programs. INDI students engage in individualized research initiatives supported by integrated programs of study drawing on the various resources available both within and across Faculties at Concordia University.

The SIP Sustainability and Environmental Studies Research Current cultivates a holistic, integrated perspective while allowing students to focus on the specialized disciplinary knowledge of their choosing. Concordia is home to experts across the faculties engaged in research that advances the field of sustainability, and the university has established a reputation on the ground as an active leader of campus sustainability management.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Master of Environment (MEnv) - Environmental Assessment

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):

The MEnv in Environmental Assessment integrates the human and biogeophysical aspects of environmental assessment in a multidisciplinary academic and real world setting. The program combines scholarly excellence and practical experiences with an effective policy-focused approach to the use of scientific knowledge and procedures.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Master of Science (MSc) - Geography, Urban & Environmental Studies

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):

The MSc in Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies provides students with the theoretical foundation and analytical tools they need to better understand human interventions in the environment.

The MSc program provides a stimulating intellectual environment in which students are encouraged to explore multidisciplinary perspectives. Students examine and apply various conceptual and methodological frameworks that fall within three broad environmental categories:
- Natural or bio-physical environment
- Human, cultural or behavioural environment
- Urban, built or designed environment


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Graduate Diploma in Environmental Assessment (DEA)

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

The Diploma is a course-based program that is directed towards individuals interested in developing their knowledge and skills in the environmental assessment field. It is also directed towards individuals presently working in this field who would like to upgrade their skills.

The Diploma in Environmental Assessment has been designed to fulfill three objectives:
- to develop a sound understanding of the processes and methodologies of EA;
- to expose students to the range of broad public policy and social science considerations involved in environmental planning, sustainable development and resource decision-making; and
- to enhance students' existing knowledge of the biogeophysical environment.


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