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 cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S 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.
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study

For more information on language proficiency requirements, see the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Academic Policies for more information.

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