Course description:

The Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is a problem-focused and curiosity-driven interdisciplinary research institute and graduate program, with interest and expertise in a wide range of topics under the realm of environment and sustainability.

The Institute’s mission is to foster sustainable futures through integrated research and learning about the linkages among human and natural systems, and to support decision making from local to global scales.

School Department:

Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) at University of British Columbia

Entry Requirements:

English Requirements:

• TOEFL (IBT) Overall Score Requirement: 100 (ibT Reading 24; ibT Writing 24; ibT Listening 24; ibT Speaking 24)
• IELTS Overall Score Requirement: 7.0 (IELTS Reading 6.5; IELTS Writing 6.5; IELTS Listening 6.5; IELTS Speaking 6.5)

Supervisor Commitment prior to application? Highly recommended

Prior Degree Requirements
RES does not admit applicants to the PhD program unless they have completed a thesis-based master’s degree prior to the RES PhD program start.