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University of Alberta

Department of Renewable Resources

Edmonton, AB

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Overview

University of Alberta / Department of Renewable Resources is located in Edmonton, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Agriculture (MBA/M Ag)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Forestry (MBA/MF)
Master of Science (M Sc) Agroforestry
Master of Science (M Sc) Forest biology and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Land reclamation and remediation
Master of Science (M Sc) Conservation biology
Master of Science (M Sc) Protected areas and wildlands management
Master of Science (M Sc) Wildlife ecology and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Conservation biology
Master of Agriculture (M Ag) Water and land resources
Master of Science (M Sc) Land reclamation and remediation
Master of Forestry (MF) Agroforestry
Master of Agriculture (M Ag) Soil science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest biology and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Protected areas and wildlands management
Master of Agriculture (M Ag) Agroforestry
Master of Science (M Sc) Water and land resources
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Soil science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Water and land resources
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wildlife ecology and management
Master of Science (M Sc) Soil science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
29
Accepted
22
Enrolled
24%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experiences, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

113
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 22
Male (41)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Natural and managed landscapes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,100,000

Location & Contact

Address Edmonton, AB  T6G 2E1
Canada
Contact Dr. John R. Spence
Chair
Email: john.spence@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-492-2820
Fax: 780-492-4323

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