|Submission Date||Oct. 6, 2014|
AC-5: Immersive Experience
Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:
The course-based Masters in Environment and Sustainability is a 12-months inter-disciplinary program offered at the University of Western Ontario.
This program uses project-based learning to enhance the graduate student's skill-set, in preparation for a career in the environmental field. This relatively new program has a requirement of completing a four month summer co-op.
Previous and current co-op placements include working at: City of London, the University of Western Ontario, Try Recycling Inc., the Nature Conservancy, and other non-profit organizations and private consulting firms.
Additionally, during the academic year, students actively engage in a consulting project where they are given the opportunity to work with a real client (private, public or NGO).
The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:
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