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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.); Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) — Environment (45 credits)

Offered by: Bioresource Engineering     Degree: Master of Science Applied

Program Requirements

Candidates must meet the qualifications of a professional engineer either before or during their M.Sc. Applied program.

Research Project (12 credits)

  • BREE 671 Project 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shiv Prasher (Fall) Shiv Prasher (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 671 or ABEN 671D1/D2.
  • BREE 672 Project 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shiv Prasher (Fall) Shiv Prasher (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 672 or ABEN 672D1/D2.

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • BREE 651 Departmental Seminar M.Sc. 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk (Fall) Viacheslav Adamchuk (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 651.
  • BREE 652 Departmental Seminar M.Sc. 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk (Fall) Viacheslav Adamchuk (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 652.
  • ENVR 610 Foundations of Environmental Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Analysis of current environmental policies to reveal implicit and explicit assumptions regarding scientific methods, hypothesis testing, subject/object, causality, certainty, deities, health, development, North-South concerns for resources, commons, national sovereignty, equity. Discussion of implications of such assumptions for building future environmental policies.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Robin Thomas Naylor, Mark Goldberg (Fall) Gordon Hickey (Winter)

    • Restriction: Enrolment in the Graduate Environment Option or enrolment in the Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor.
  • ENVR 650 Environmental Seminar 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Interdisciplinary environmental research seminars with the goals of appreciating both the breadth and interconnectedness of environmental research questions.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Marilyn Scott (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to students registered in Environment Option.
  • ENVR 651 Environmental Seminar 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Environmental seminars and workshops focused on critical thinking, critical review of articles, team work, effective public speaking, grantmanship.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Frederic Fabry (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to students registered in the Environment Option.
  • ENVR 652 Environmental Seminar 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Final research seminar.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Marilyn Scott (Fall) Madhav Govind Badami (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 650.
    • Restriction: Open to students registered in Environment Option.

Complementary Courses (25 credits)

3 credits from the following courses below:

  • ENVR 519 Global Environmental Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : How the problem of environmental degradation is dealt with at the international level. The scope and nature of global environmental protection issues that cross boundaries, both physical and conceptual. Actors, structures and processes of international society. Consideration of global commons and transnational resources and of environmental externalities.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jaye Dana Ellis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 201 or ENVR 203 or permission of instructor
    • Restrictions: Open to students in the Environment Graduate Option (available to other students with permission of instructor). (Not open to students who have taken ENVR 580 -- section 001 -- in Winter 2002, Fall 2003, or Fall 2004
    • Note: This course has been offered three times as a Topics in Environment Course
  • ENVR 544 Environmental Measurement and Modelling (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Utility of geographic information systems, remote sensing and spatially-explicit modelling for environmental planning in conjunction with analytical frameworks used in the decision-making process (e.g., cost-benefit analysis, life-cycle analysis and multi-criteria decision making).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: NRSC 430 or GEOG201 or URBP 505 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Students registered in Environment Graduate Option (or permission of instructor)
  • ENVR 620 Environment and Health of Species (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : How major environmental problems affect the health of human and non-human species, and how environment and health interact at different spatial and temporal scales and with different components of the ecosystem. Immediate, chronic and evolutionary consequences on health. Uncertainty and causation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Environment Option (available to other students with permission of instructor).
  • ENVR 622 Sustainable Landscapes (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Tools and knowledge needed to evaluate landscapes for sustainable management. Processes that shape landscapes, consequences of alternate landscape patterns on ecological flows, implications of management choices on biodiversity and sustainability, and need for social innovations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Students registered in Environment Option, or permission of instructor.
    • Note: An understanding of ecological principles is required to take this course. Comparative case studies will be used.
  • ENVR 630 Civilization and Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Considers ways to reduce the human impact on Earth's life support systems through variables such as population size, wealth, technology, and conduct. Critically describes ethical frameworks for judging personal and policy choices, including post-collapse scenarios.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Mark Goldberg, Nicolas Kosoy (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor
  • ENVR 680 Topics in Environment 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Seminars and discussion of advanced, interdisciplinary aspects of current problems in environment led by staff and/or special guests.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: students taking the Neotropical Environment Option.
    • Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor

or another course at the 500, 600, or 700 level recommended by the advisory committee and approved by the Environment Option Committee.

22 additional credits of 500-, 600-, or 700-level courses chosen in consultation with the academic adviser.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)