Our MREM program is one of Canada’s longest running and most recognized Master of Resource and Environmental Management programs. The full-time, 16-month program combines coursework with real life experience including Canada’s only paid internship program during your first year. We help students pursue what they are passionate about. You’ll build a well-rounded combination of knowledge and experience that will serve you well on any career path you choose.
What sets Dalhousie's MREM program apart?
One of Canada's most recognized and longest running MREM programs.
Highly employable. 96% employment rate within 6 months of graduation.
Admissions requirements overview
- Four-year honours Bachelor's degree, equivalent or Bachelor's degree with evidence of independent research capacity.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (B average). Average successful applicant GPA is 3.3 (B+)
- If your first language is not English - Proof of English language proficiency from a standard language test, such as TOEFL (minimum score of 102 for the internet-based test) or IELTS (7.5 minimum score).
Application evaluation process
In evaluating applications the following elements are weighted as follows:
|Transcript (first 2 years)||10%|
|Transcript (final years)||30%|
|Statement of career objectives||20%|
Here’s a breakdown of the required courses, and we’ve compiled a list of electives that are popular with our students. But, it is in no way a complete list. You have many more electives options.
Year One, Fall Term
Year One, Winter Term
ENVI5505.03 Biophysical Dimensions of Resource and Environmental Management
ENVI5500.03 Sociopolitical Dimensions of Resource and Environmental Management
ENVI5205.03 Law and Policy for Resource and Environmental Management
One elective (.03)
Year One, Summer Term
ENVI5509.00 Internship in Resource and Environmental Management
Year Two, Fall Term
ENVI5508.03 MREM Project Report
Three electives (.03 x 3)
To help you get started with selecting electives, we have prepared a list of courses that may be of interset to you but it is in no way a complete list.
Courses that may be of interest. [PDF - 25kB]
MREM students pay fees per class. Fees are normally posted on Dal's Money Matters website by June for the following September.
- Fees are paid per term, in September, January and May.
- Please note that a non-refundable admission deposit of $200 is required by all new students within four weeks after acceptance into the program. This will be applied against the tuition fee. Student Union dues, membership to the athletic facility (Dalplex), health/dental and other fees are included.
- Non-Canadian students pay a differential fee.
- Tuition cost does not include books or other materials, transportation, meal, accommodations and other living costs.
- An approximate figure of the cost for course materials (textbooks, etc.) is $800/year.
Fee schedules are subject to change. The Money Matters website can supply up-to-date information.
- Use Dalhousie's tuition calculator to estimate your education costs.