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The MSc in Sustainable Energy Development offered me an opportunity to see first-hand many of the technical and intellectual challenges facing those who consider sustainable energy development as a necessary step in the evolution of human society."

Noel Dekking

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Frequently asked questions

What is the most important piece of advice you have for hopeful applicants?

As a highly competitive graduate program, the ability to follow the below application instructions speaks volumes. This is the candidates ‘first’ and only impression to the admissions committee.

What is the duration of this program and is part-times studies available?

Our program is intended to be taken as full-time studies over 16 months. If part-times study is preferred, this would be declared within your application. Courses are offered once for each cohort, with missed courses being picked up in other years. As our timetable is subject to change yearly, due to availability of professors, we cannot guarantee courses will be offered at the same time each year. The completion duration for part-time students varies. Please view the university expectations of part-time studies.

Are official transcripts required by international applicants?

Yes. If you are having difficulty obtaining these documents from your institution, the Ministry of Education is more than happy to assist students in this task. The Canadian government and immigration issue regular updates regarding international issues related to this topic as they occur; however outside of these special circumstances we require official transcripts from all applicants.

May I obtain contact information for current or past SEDV students to ask them questions?

No. Due to privacy laws we are unable to provide contact information for our students and or alumni. Our Graduate Program Administrator (GPA) will be happy to provide you with all of the information you are looking for. The students and alumni connect regularly with our GPA to ensure they are able to provide you will complete and accurate information.

Does the SEDV program have any other intake besides May?

No. We do not have Fall or Winter start times.