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Master of Science (M.Sc.); Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) — Integrated Water Resources Management (45 credits)

Offered by: Bioresource Engineering     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

Research Project (6 credits)

  • BREE 631 Integrated Water Resources Management Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To broaden the scope of the IWRM internship experience (BREE 630) in the form of a research paper or 'plan of action' that expands on the water resources management problem(s) or issue(s) examined in the internship. This course is now to be offered both in the Winter semester (new) and the Summer semester (current).

    Terms: Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Jan Adamowski (Winter) Jan Adamowski (Summer)

    • Prerequisites: BREE 510 and BREE 655
    • Corequisite: BREE 630
    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the Non-Thesis IWRM program

Required Courses (27 credits)

  • BREE 503 Water: Society, Law and Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Water and society and the ramifications at the local, national and international scales with respect to legal and public policy issues related to, for example, drinking water quality, transboundary water management, public involvement, First Nations, agriculture, governance, and institutions relevant to the management of water resources.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Murray Clamen (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Restrictions: Only open to students in the Master of Science in Integrated Water Resources Management Program, or other graduate students by permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have taken NRSC 512.
  • BREE 510 Watershed Systems Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : A holistic examination of methods in watershed management with a focus on integrated water resources management (IWRM). Topics include: integration, participatory management, water resources assessment, modeling, planning, adaptive management, transboundary management, and transition management.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jan Adamowski (Fall)

    • (3-2-4)
    • Restrictions: U3 students or above.
    • Note: Case studies and a project.
  • BREE 630 Integrated Water Resources Management Internship (13 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Placement in a government, or private sector agency for 13 weeks of full-time work on an integrated water resource management project (35 hours per week). Student shall be responsible for defining a mandate, then performing and reporting on the work/research performed. This course is now to be offered both in the Winter semester (new) and the Summer semester (current).

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Jan Adamowski (Fall) Jan Adamowski (Winter) Jan Adamowski (Summer)

    • Prerequisites: BREE 510 and BREE 655
    • Corequisite: BREE 631
    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the Non-Thesis IWRM program
  • 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 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk, Marie-Josee Dumont (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 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk, Marie-Josee Dumont (Fall) Viacheslav Adamchuk (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 652.
  • BREE 655 Integrated Water Resources Management Research Visits (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Class visits to various firms and agencies working in the realm of integrated water resources management.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jan Adamowski (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the Non-thesis IWRM program.
    • Visits occur in alternate weeks; each visit is followed by research and submission of a written report.
  • PARA 515 Water, Health and Sanitation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Parasitology : The origin and types of water contaminants including live organisms, infectious agents and chemicals of agricultural and industrial origins. Conventional and new technological developments to eliminate water pollutants. Comparisons of water, health and sanitation between industrialized and developing countries.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Timothy Geary (Winter)

Elective Courses (12 credits)

12 credits, at the 500 level or higher, of any relevant course(s) chosen in consultation with the Program Director.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)