Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.78
Liaison Luc Surprenant
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2019

STARS v2.2

Universite de Montreal
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Louise Béliveau
Vice-rector
Student Affairs & Academics
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Environment and Sustainable Development Master’s Degree

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The Master’s degree in Environment and Sustainable Development offers a general, interdisciplinary training in environment and sustainability coupled with a specialized training in one of these options: environmental biogeochemistry, water management, biodiversity management, social issues, and governance.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
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Website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
Environment and Sustainable Development Specialized Graduate Diploma

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

The Specialized Graduate diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development offers a general, interdisciplinary training in environment and sustainability coupled with a specialized training in one of these options: environmental biogeochemistry, water management, biodiversity management, social issues and governance.


Website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
World Environmental Health Specialized Graduate Diploma

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):

For many years, we have witnessed an aggravation of the air, land, and water pollution. Environmental health issues have taken worldwide proportions and are now at the center of social and political concerns.

The actions needed to limit climate changes, demographic growth, *impoverishment*(?), waste production, fossil fuel consumption, and overexploitation of natural resources represent tremendous challenges that we need to address for the sustainability and viability of future generations.

Therefore, the Specialized Graduate diploma in World Environmental Health aims to:
- increase the knowledge concerning the major issues specific to the global problems in environmental health;
- equip students so they can address the major environmental threats to public health.


Website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Strategic Ecodesign

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):

The new joint diploma in strategic ecodesign between the Universite de Montreal and Polytechnique Montreal aims to integrate, in a multidisciplinary educational project unique in Canada, the new disciplines of environmental engineering such as life cycle analysis, design thinking applied to the operationalization of sustainable development in companies, strategic foresight and creativity management.


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University's Sustainability Website indicates all programs that are sustanability focused as well as programs that include notions of sustainability.
http://durable.umontreal.ca/enseignement-recherche/enseignement/

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