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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Bioresource Engineering (Thesis): Environment (45 credits)

Offered by: Bioresource Engineering     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Bioresource Engineering; (Thesis) Environment is a research program offered in collaboration with the Bieler 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 (32 credits)

  • BREE 691 M.Sc. Thesis 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Problem definition and literature Review.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

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

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 691.

  • BREE 692 M.Sc. Thesis 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Written and oral presentation of thesis proposal to the research Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 692.

  • BREE 693 M.Sc. Thesis 3 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Methodology development.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 693.

  • BREE 694 M.Sc. Thesis 4 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Experimentation 1.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 694.

  • BREE 695 M.Sc. Thesis 5 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Experimentation 2.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 695.

  • BREE 696 M.Sc. Thesis 6 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Data analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 696.

  • BREE 697 M.Sc. Thesis 7 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Draft thesis preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 697.

  • BREE 698 M.Sc. Thesis 8 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Thesis completion and acceptance.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 698.

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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Ngadi, Michael O; Goldstein, Benjamin (Fall) Ngadi, Michael O; Goldstein, Benjamin (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Ngadi, Michael O; Goldstein, Benjamin (Fall) Ngadi, Michael O; Goldstein, Benjamin (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 652.

  • BREE 699 Scientific Publication (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Review and critique papers that are published in field of the candidate. Prepare draft paper(s) following the format of leading journals in field of study undertaken.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

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

    • Periodic conferences

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 699.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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

Complementary Courses (6 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2021-2022 (last updated Apr. 7, 2021) (disclaimer)
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