Follow your passion, tackle real-world challenges, earn your degree in only 16 months and be in high demand when you graduate.

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Highly practical courses with flexibility to focus on your passion prepare you to address the challenges facing society today.

Gain real-world, paid experience


Gain practical, hands-on experience developing solutions to pressing resource and environmental issues in your paid internship.

The SRES community


Become part of an international commuity that includes a network of faculty, alumni, research partners and employers.


I worked with a group that studied salmon farming on the eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. The highlight was being asked to present our report to the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture for Nova Scotia.

Katie Paroschy
MREM 2014

My MREM internship, which saw me work as an ecosystem monitoring intern on Sable Isalnd, was a truly life-changing experience.

Daniel Delong
MREM 2018

I heard amazing things not just about the MREM program, but everything Dal does from an environmental perspective. Being part of that cutting-edge knowledge, research and thinking – I didn’t want to pass that up.

Ben John
MREM 2020


MREM grad is now a Climate Change and Energy Specialist

Recent Master of Resource and Environmental Management (MREM) graduate Ben John sees his new degree as the “perfect combination of knowledge lenses: environment and business.” After earning an Honours BBA with a major in business sustainability and a minor in environmental studies from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, John knew he wanted an education that would offer him both knowledge and experience.

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Connecting with nature during difficult times

Last spring, Julietta Sorensen Kass was busy planning a project that would see almost 3,000 visitors to the Halifax Public Gardens interacting with trees via text message.

This year, things are different. Parks across Nova Scotia, including the Public Gardens, are temporarily closed. But Julietta learned a lot about how trees can comfort and delight people in her Text-A-Tree research. Now, she’s encouraging people to connect with the nature in their neighbourhoods and outside their windows.

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Rebranding and self‑discovery in environmental management

Master of Resource & Environmental Management graduate Simone Charron is passionate about climate change solutions. “I’m really interested in how we shift our major systems, like energy production, transportation, buildings, waste and so on, to minimize resource strain and greenhouse gases,” she says.

Before coming to Dalhousie, Simone completed her undergraduate degree in environmental engineering at Carleton University. While there, she volunteered with Engineers Without Borders Canada,...

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