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University of Calgary Calendar 2013-2014 Faculty of Environmental Design 1. Summary of Degree Programs
1. Summary of Degree Programs
Degrees Offered

Architecture Environmental Design Planning Law/Environmental Design Environmental Design
MArch MEDes MPlan JD/MEDes* PhD

*Combined Degree with the Faculty of Law. Admission to this program is not currently being offered.


The Faculty of Environmental Design offers a Master of Architecture, a thesis-based Master of Environmental Design, and a course-based Master of Planning.

Master of Architecture is a course-based first professional degree at the graduate level. The degree is accredited by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board; the thesis-based Master of Environmental Design is a research degree involving complex problem solving and design intervention related to biosocial systems dynamics and human activity interactions with the built and natural environments; the Master of Planning is a two-year (four-semester) course-based graduate planning program with an emphasis on sustainability, interdisciplinarity and design.

PhD degree in Environmental Design involves interdisciplinary research inquiry in thematic areas related to Architecture and Sustainable Design involving planning, urban design, industrial design and environmental science.

Note: More information on these programs can be obtained from the Faculty of Graduate Studies calendar.