Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Environment and Sustainability

Master of Environment and Sustainability (M.E.S.)



Program Websites


Program Contact

Holly Sanderson (hsanders@uwo.ca)
Program Administrator

Centre for Environment & Sustainability

Western University
Western Science Centre Rm 109
London, Ontario N6A 5B7

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 82570

The Master’s in Environment and Sustainability program is an accelerated, interdisciplinary course-based Master’s degree program with a co-operative work placement term, completed in one full year of study. Students in the program begin study in September and complete their degree the following August.

Times to Completion

  • 3 Terms (1 year)

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time study
  • Course-based or project-based

Funding Details

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Admission Requirements

  • 4-year undergraduate degree in any discipline*, from an accredited university (BA, BSc, B.Eng)
  • A third and fourth year combined average of 78% or greater (entrance average)
  • Applicants who have already completed a Master’s degree may apply, using both undergraduate and graduate transcripts
*Some degree programs, such as music or language studies, may not provide suitable background knowledge for the candidate to pursue environment and sustainability studies.

Test Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:

Application Deadline(s)

  • February 1 (early admission) - Acceptance notification March 1
  • March 1 - Acceptance notification April 1