Environment and Sustainability

The Master in Environment and Sustainability (MES) is a thesis-based program that provides students with the opportunities and skills to advance their understanding of sustainability challenges in today’s world, and the dissertation-based PhD degree is for students who want an advanced education in researching 21st century sustainability challenges.


Master's Studies

The MES is a thesis-based program that provides students with the opportunities and skills to advance their understanding of sustainability challenges in today’s world.  Education in complex problem solving, the foundations of sustainability, and research skills prepares students to play a significant role in knowledge generation, translation and decision-making. Students can explore the meaning of interdisciplinary research by considering a wide range of scientific, technical, political, social, economic, and institutional factors that shape environmental and sustainability problems, their management and their potential solutions.

PhD Studies

This dissertation-based degree is for students who want an advanced education in researching 21st century sustainability challenges.  Our PhD students attain a deep understanding of sustainability concepts while designing and implementing their own original research. These interdisciplinary scholars demonstrate excellence in their fields of study and are ready to become leaders in academia, industry, non-profit organizations and the public sector.

Program details

Academic level(s)Master, PhD
CountryCanada
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Tagsenvironmentmultidisciplinarysustainability
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