PhD in Resources, Environment & Sustainability

University of British Columbia

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Doctoral Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The PhD program provides a candidate, with demonstrated academic and research ability, an opportunity to develop and strengthen his/her research capabilities and knowledge to a more advanced level. The PhD thesis involves intensive research resulting in an original and scholarly contribution to knowledge in a field of study. The candidate is expected to initiate and conduct the research program under general direction of a supervisor and general supervision by a graduate supervisory committee. The program, because of its comprehensive nature, normally requires 4 to 5 years for completion.

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