The Master of Water Security (M.W.S.) is an interdisciplinary project‐based program that focuses on a holistic approach to water security.

For more information on this field of study, see the School of Environment and Sustainability website.

Admission Requirements

  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic
    discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (USask grade system equivalent) in the last two
    years of study (e.g. 60 credit units)
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international
    applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. See the College of Graduate and
    Postdoctoral Studies Academic Policies in this Catalogue for more information.
  • For all students, a written statement of why they want to join the program; and an online or other
    interview may also be required.
  • Students must have completed a course at the undergraduate level (100-level or equivalent) in both
    mathematics and statistics with at least 70% (USask grade system equivalent).

Degree Requirements

  • GPS 960.0
  • GPS 961.0, if research involves human subjects
  • GPS 962.0, if research involves animal subjects

Students must complete a total of 36 credit units, as follows:

  • GEOG 826.3
  • ENVS 805.3
  • ENVS 806.3
  • ENVS 815.3
  • ENVS 816.3
  • ENVS 817.3
  • ENVS 820.3
  • ENVS 821.3
  • ENVS 829.3
  • ENVS 990.0
  • ENVS 992.6
  • JSGS 870.3