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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Experimental Medicine (Thesis): Environment (45 credits)

Offered by: Medicine     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Experimental Medicine; Environment is a research program offered in collaboration with the School of Environment. As a complement to the unit’s expertise, the program considers how various dimensions (scientific, social, legal, ethical) interact to define environment and sustainability issues.

Thesis Courses (27 credits)

  • EXMD 690 Master's Thesis Research 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Medicine : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EXMD 693 Master's Thesis Research 4 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Medicine : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EXMD 694 Master's Thesis Research 5 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Medicine : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Required Course (3 credits)

  • ENVR 615 Interdisciplinary Approach Environment and Sustainability (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Through a series of modules on current environmental and sustainability issues, this course emphasizes the value and challenges of an interdisciplinary approach by examining how different fields can work together to address these issues.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: van der Ven, Hamish; Barrington-Leigh, Christopher (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Open to graduate students enrolled in the Environment Option or permission of instructors

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

3-6 credits from:

  • ENVR 610 Foundations of Environmental Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bieler 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 2020, Summer 2021

    Instructors: van der Ven, Hamish; Ellis, Jaye Dana (Fall) Hickey, Gordon (Summer)

    • Restriction: Enrolment in the Graduate Environment Option or enrolment in the Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor.

  • ENVR 614 Mobilizing Research for Sustainability (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Through workshops and practice, students will develop communication strategies and acquire collaboration and leadership skills to foster innovation and help translate knowledge into action to address complex environmental and sustainability issues. Students will learn methods, build skills, and develop mindsets that can enable their research to have an impact on the most pressing issues in sustainability.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bennett, Elena (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Open to graduate students enrolled in the Environment Option or permission of instructor

0-3 credits from:

  • ENVR 585 Readings in Environment 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Interdisciplinary literature project/essays related to environment, enabling advanced-level study under guidance of qualified MSE staff in areas outside the scope of individual departments. Proposed topic and method of evaluation must be approved by the Associate Director one month before the beginning of term. Contact the Program Advisor for information.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Summer 2021

    Instructors: Gaskin, Susan J (Winter)

  • ENVR 630 Civilization and Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bieler 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

  • ENVR 680 Topics in Environment 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bieler 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 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Restriction: students taking the Neotropical Environment Option.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor

or 3 credits at the 500 level or higher recommended by the Advisory Committee and approved by the Environment Option Committee.

9 credits of courses at the 500-level or higher. Course choices should be made in consultation with research supervisor(s). Courses may be taken outside the department at the 500 level or higher in medical and allied sciences*.

* Students must get approval of GPD for courses at the 500 level or higher from other Allied Health Sciences.

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences—2020-2021 (last updated Jan. 20, 2021) (disclaimer)
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