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Graduate Studies Calendar 2017-2018 Program Descriptions Environmental Design EVDS
Environmental Design - EVDS
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Location: Professional Faculties 2182
Program number: 403.220.6601
Fax: 403.284.4399
Email address: evdsinfo@ucalgary.ca and evdsphd@ucalgary.ca
Web page URL: evds.ucalgary.ca

1. Degrees and Specializations Offered

Course-Based Degrees:
Master of Architecture (MArch)
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
Master of Planning (MPlan)
Master of Planning/Master of Business Administration (MPlan/MBA) - combined degree offered with the Haskayne School of Business

Thesis-Based Degrees:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Environmental Design (MEDes)

Specialization:

  • Energy and Environmental Systems* (interdisciplinary, MEDes and PhD only)

*This specialization is not accepting applications for 2017-2018 academic year. See the Calendar section on Interdisciplinary Specializations for further information.

Certificates:

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design

2. Admission Requirements

In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Faculty of Environmental Design requires:

For applicants who are required to prove proficiency in English, a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based); or 105 (Internet-based test); or an IELTS score of 7.5.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

a) An admission grade point average (GPA) above 3.50 on a four-point scale.

b) A research proposal that describes the nature of the thesis research the applicant expects to undertake. This will be used by an admissions committee as an indicator of the applicant’s ability to conduct doctoral-level research and to determine if adequate supervisory resources are available. Only if such resources are available will the student be admitted. Please note that this research statement (maximum of 1500 words) must include the following sections: Background, research questions, literature review, research methodology, and broader impacts of the proposed research. The research statement should indicate potential supervisors and/or committee members, and whether they have been contacted by the applicant.

c) A funding plan that demonstrates that financial resources are available for the entire program of study.

d) Three reference letters, of which at least two should be academic.

e) At least one example of the applicant’s previous academic or professional work, such as a written essay, published research paper, major academic paper, thesis, or consulting report.  Optionally, applicants may submit a portfolio that provides examples of or illustrates the applicant’s design work, professional work, research, creative thinking, community action, planning products, or graphics and visual communication.

f) A current copy of curriculum vitae (CV).

Master of Environmental Design (MEDes)

Applications are encouraged from a variety of academic backgrounds (including first professional degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, planning and design) or a combination of undergraduate degree and work-related experience.

In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Faculty of Environmental Design requires:

a) A clear, concise and substantive statement of interest (1,000 to 1,500 words), which informs the Admissions Committee of:

  • the applicant’s reasons for pursuing the MEDes degree
  • how the applicant’s specific educational background and professional and personal experience relates to their proposed thesis project
  • the applicant’s thesis research interests and ideas to clarify the applicant’s supervisory needs
  • any communication the applicant has had with potential supervisors

b) At least one example of the applicant's previous academic or professional work such as a written essay, published research paper, major academic paper, thesis, or consulting report.

In addition, applicants may submit a portfolio that provides examples of or illustrates the applicant’s design work, professional work, research, creative thinking, community action, planning products, or graphics and visual communication.

c) A funding plan that demonstrates that financial resources are available for the entire program of study.

d) Three reference letters, of which at least two should be academic.

e) A current copy of curriculum vitae (CV).

Master of Planning (MPlan)

Admission to the Master of Planning is a competitive process. Applicants must meet minimum Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements (including a 3.00 GPA and English proficiency). In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Faculty of Environmental Design requires:

a) A clear, well-written statement of interest which describes the applicant's interest in planning and how the applicant's specific educational background and professional or personal experience relates to Planning as a field of study.

b) At least one example of the applicant’s previous academic or professional writing, such as a written essay, published research paper, major academic paper, design project or consulting report.

c) A portfolio that includes examples of the applicant’s design work or design thinking, including creative work or ideas, community action, planning or design products, or graphics and visual communication.

The requirements for digital portfolio submissions are found in the Faculty of Environmental Design website at: evds.ucalgary.ca/content/master-planning-mplan-admissions.

d) Three reference letters, of which at least two should be academic.

e) A current copy of curriculum vitae (CV).

Master of Planning/Master of Business Administration (MPlan/MBA)

An applicant to the combined MPlan/MBA program must be admitted to the MPlan program and make separate application for, and be admitted by, the MBA program. The respective Combined Program Committee will review each application. Normally, only a full-time student in the MPlan program may take a combined program.

Master of Architecture (MArch)

In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Faculty of Environmental Design requires:

a) Prospective applicants are advised to use opportunities within their four year recognized university undergraduate degree studies to develop knowledge in design, the humanities, social sciences, arts, engineering, biological and/or physical sciences – including, wherever possible, studio, laboratory and collaborative learning experiences.

b) Applicants must demonstrate successful completion of one or more years of undergraduate-level coursework in four areas: Design, Technology, Graphics, and History/Theory (equivalent to the courses taken in the minor in Architectural Studies, or in the MArch Foundation year). In order to complete these prerequisite requirements, applicants may be admitted to the MArch Foundation or qualifying year. An assessment of these prerequisite requirements will be made by an admissions committee and applicants will be informed in offers of admission which, if any, courses at the Foundation level will be required.

c) Candidates for MArch must provide evidence of original and/or creative work in any field or medium, and provide in writing a brief description of the work. The requirements for digital portfolio submissions are found in the Faculty of Environmental Design website at: evds.ucalgary.ca/content/master-architecture-march-admissions.

d) Three reference letters, of which at least two should be academic.

e) A clear, well-written statement of interest which describes the applicant's interest in architecture and how the applicant's specific educational background and professional or personal experience relates to architecture as a field of study.

f) A current copy of curriculum vitae (CV).

Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Faculty of Environmental Design requires:

a) A clear, well-written statement of interest which describes the applicant's interest in landscape architecture and how the applicant's specific educational background and professional or personal experience relates to landscape architecture as a field of study (maximum two pages).

b) Candidates for the Master of Landscape Architecture must provide evidence of original and/or creative work in any field or medium. This could include design work, professional work, research, creative ability, or ideas related to their statement of intent or interests in Landscape Architecture. The requirements for digital portfolio submissions are found on the Faculty of Environmental Design website at: evds.ucalgary.ca/admissions/landscape-architecture.

c) A current copy of curriculum vitae (CV).

d) Three reference letters, of which at least two should be academic.

Note: Applicants with previous related design degrees (e.g. a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture) may have some or all of the foundation year courses waived. Applications will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, this review will require supporting documentation such as course outlines. An assessment of these prerequisite requirements will be made by an admissions committee and applicants will be informed in offers of admission which, if any, courses at the Foundation level will be required.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage

Applications are encouraged from a variety of academic backgrounds (including first professional degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, planning and design) or a combination of undergraduate degree and work-related experience.

In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Environmental Design requirements, the Certificate requires:

a) A clear, concise and substantive statement of interest (1,000 words), which informs the Admissions Committee of:

  • the applicant’s reasons for pursuing the Certificate in Heritage Conservation;
  • how the applicant’s specific educational background and professional experience relates to heritage conservation.

b) One example of the applicant's previous academic or professional work such as a written essay, published research paper, major academic paper, thesis, design project, or consulting report.
In addition, applicants may submit a portfolio that provides examples of or illustrates the applicant’s design work, professional work, research, creative thinking, community action, planning products, or graphics and visual communication. The requirements for digital portfolio submissions are found in the Faculty of Environmental Design web site at: evds.ucalgary.ca/admissions.

c) A current copy of the curriculum vitae/resume.

d) Three reference letters.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities

In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Environmental Design requirements, the Certificate requires:

a) Statement of interest.

b) A current copy of the full curriculum vitae demonstrating relevant professional experience.

c) Three reference letters.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design

In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Environmental Design requirements, the Certificate requires:

a) Evidence of original and/or creative work in any field or medium. This could include design work, professional work, research, creative ability, or ideas related to their statement of interest in Urban Design. The requirements for digital portfolio submissions are found in the Faculty of Environmental Design web site at: evds.ucalgary.ca/content/admissions-faculty-environmental-design.

b) Statement of interest.

c) A current copy of the curriculum vitae/resume.

d) Three reference letters.

3. Application Deadline

Thesis-Based Programs (MEDes, PhD)
The deadline for the submission of complete applications is February 1 for September admission.

Normally, students begin their programs in September. Occasionally, students begin these programs at other times in the academic year, if a potential supervisor is in agreement. Please contact the EVDS Admissions Officer for more info.

Course-Based Master's Programs (MArch, MLA, MPlan)
Applications are accepted from September 1 through January 15 for September admission. There is no January admission. Please note that new admissions to any of the master’s degree programs may be limited in number on an annual basis.

Master of Planning/Master of Business Administration Combined Degree
Separate applications to the MPlan and the MBA programs are required. For MBA deadlines, see Haskayne School of Business.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage
December 1 for Winter Term admission.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities
December 1 for Winter Term admission.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design
March 1 for admission to the Summer session.

4. Advanced Credit

A student may apply for advanced credit for previous courses that have not been used to satisfy the requirements of any other degree or diploma program. The applicant must make advanced credit requests as part of the admission process. Advanced credit will not be given for courses taken more than five years prior to admission application. Credit will not be given for courses taken to bring the grade point average to a required level for graduate studies admission. Advanced credit may not exceed 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) or one third of the program whichever is less.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design: Advanced credit is not given.

Course Exemptions: Students registered in a graduate degree program may receive an exemption from a specific course if they can demonstrate successful completion of an equivalent course. In order to be eligible for an exemption, the student must provide original transcripts, course outlines and samples of course assignments which will be assessed for academic equivalency. Courses for which exemptions are being sought must be from a recognized institution, and they must be graded courses with a minimum grade of "B-". Students granted an exemption from a course may be required to take another, equally-weighted, course to satisfy credit-hour requirements for their program.

Program Transfers: A student at the University of Calgary may request a transfer to another program of equivalent level. Any course taken in the initial program may be transferred to the new program, depending on its applicability to the receiving program.

5. Program/Course Requirements

In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Faculty of Environmental Design requires:

Doctor of Philosophy

The PhD must include completion of the following academic requirements:

a) Core required courses: Environmental Design 601 (3 units) and Environmental Design 753 (3 units)

b) A minimum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) of elective credit at the graduate level that is relevant to the student's area of research, chosen in consultation with their supervisor.

c) Additional course work when recommended by the Graduate Program Director in consultation with the student's supervisor and supervisory committee.

d) A thesis proposal approved by the supervisory committee during a committee meeting.

e) A written thesis.

g) Successful completion of all examinations, as described in section 10.

Master of Environmental Design (MEDes)

The MEDes must include completion of the following academic requirements:

a Core required courses:

Environmental Design 601 (3 units) and
Environmental Design 753 (3 units)

b) A minimum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) of elective credit at the graduate level that is relevant to the student's area of research, chosen in consultation with their supervisor.

c) A thesis proposal approved by the supervisory committee.

d) A written thesis.

e) Thesis examination, as described in section 10.

Master of Planning (MPlan)

The Master of Planning program is designed to provide graduates with the core competencies required for certification by the Canadian Institute of Planners and its affiliate, the Alberta Professional Planners Institute. The Master of Planning Program has been granted accreditation by the Canadian Institute of Planners for the period of 2013/14 through 2017/18.

An individual Program of Study (POS) is required by all students for approval by the MPlan Graduate Program Director by May 31 of their first registration year. The POS must include the following academic requirements, totalling at least 51 units (8.5 full-course equivalents):

a) Core required courses:

Environmental Design Planning 621 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 625 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 626 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 627 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 633 (1.5 units)
Environmental Design Planning 634 (1.5 units)
Environmental Design Planning 636 (6 units)
Environmental Design Planning 644 (6 units)

b) One of the following Planning Technology courses (or approved equivalent), the other of which may be taken as elective credit:

Environmental Design Planning 602 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 611 (3 units)

c) One of the following Planning Studio courses (or approved equivalent), the other of which may be taken as elective credit:

Environmental Design 640 (6 units)
Environmental Design 620 (6 units)

d) Fifteen units (2.5 full-course equivalents) of elective credit at the graduate level that is relevant to the student's area of study, chosen in consultation with the Associate Dean (Academic - Landscape and Planning). Six of these units must be from the following courses:

Environmental Design 616 (3 units)
Environmental Design 622 (3 units)
Environmental Design 628 (3 units)
Environmental Design 671 (3 units)

Note: The course-based Master of Planning program is available for part-time study.

Master of Planning/Master of Business Administration (MPlan/MBA) Combined Degree

Students admitted to the MPlan/MBA will focus on courses for the MBA during the first year and on MPlan courses in years two and three. Typically, the Real Estate Studies specialization will be completed in year four. Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (54 units or 9.0 full-course equivalents):

b) MPlan courses (45 units or 7.5 full-course equivalents):

Master of Architecture (MArch)

The MArch is a first professional degree in Architecture accredited by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB). The MArch is a two year course-based degree with a Foundation year for those applicants without a design-related four year undergraduate degree. After its last review in 2011, the University of Calgary Master of Architecture professional program was accredited for another six years by the CACB. This is the maximum period for which programs can be accredited between reviews. Under NAFTA, this means that accredited Canadian degrees are fully recognized in the USA and vice versa. In Canada, all provincial associations recommend a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. The CACB, which is the sole agency authorized to accredit Canadian professional degree programs in architecture, recognizes two types of accredited degrees, the Bachelor of Architecture and the Master of Architecture. A program may be granted a six-year, three-year, or two-year term of accreditation, depending on the degree of conformance with established educational standards. Master's degrees may consist of a pre-professional undergraduate degree and a professional graduate degree, which, when earned sequentially, comprise an accredited professional education. However, the pre-professional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree. A student Program of Study (POS) may be required by all students for approval by the Associate Dean (Academic - Architecture).

Successful completion of the MArch must include the following academic requirements:

a) Core required courses:

Foundation Year
Environmental Design Architecture 511 (3 units)
Environmental Design 523 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 523.01 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 523.02 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 541 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 543 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 580 (6 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 582 (6 units)

First (M1) and Second (M2) Year
Environmental Design Architecture 611 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 613 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 615 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 617 (1.5 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 619 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 621 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 661 (3 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 665 (1.5 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 682.02 (6 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 682.04 (6 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 782 A (6 units)
Environmental Design Architecture 782 B (6 units)

b) One of the following block-week courses:

Environmental Design 697.64 Gillmor Theory Seminar
Environmental Design 697.65 Somerville Design Charrette
Environmental Design 697.66 Taylor Workshop

Note: Upon completion of the requirement, any of the courses listed in b) may be taken or repeated for elective credit.

c) One of the following Urban Theory courses:

Environmental Design 671 (3 units)
Environmental Design 675 (3 units)

d) Twelve units (2.0 full-course equivalents) of elective credit, of which at least 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) must be from a list approved by the Associate Dean (Academic -Architecture), circulated annually before commencement of the registration year.

Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

The Master of Landscape Architecture program is structured around a core studio sequence. Required courses and electives make up the remainder of the program. Successful completion of the MLA must include the following academic requirements:

a) Core required courses:

Foundation Year
Environmental Design Planning 602 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 611 (3 units)
Environmental Design 616 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 625 (3 units)
Environmental Design Planning 626 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 629 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 645 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 667 (6 units)

First (LA1) Year
Environmental Design 620 (6 units)
Environmental Design 671 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 603 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 605 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 639 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 641 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 668 (6 units)

Second (LA2) Year
Environmental Design 640 (6 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 643 (3 units)
Environmental Design Landscape 777 (6 units)

b) Nine units (1.5 full-course equivalents) of elective credit at the graduate level that is relevant to the student's area of study.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage

Students are expected to successfully complete four block-week courses:

Environmental Design 660 (3 units)
Environmental Design 662 (3 units)
Environmental Design 664 (3 units)
Environmental Design 668 (3 units)

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities

The Certificate is structured around four core courses. Successful completion of the Certificate requires successful completion of each of the following academic requirements:

Environmental Design 630 (3 units)
Environmental Design 632 (3 units)
Environmental Design 634 (3 units)
Environmental Design 636 (3 units)

Students are expected to take the courses in this order and, in particular, may not take Environmental Design 636 Integrative Project until they have completed the other three courses in the program.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design

The Certificate is structured around a core studio sequence. Related theory courses make up the remainder of the program. Successful completion of the Certificate must include the following academic requirements:

Environmental Design 650 (3 units)
Environmental Design 652 (6 units)
Environmental Design 654 (3 units)
Environmental Design 656 (6 units)

The courses must be taken in the prescribed order.

6. Additional Requirements

A laptop computer is required for all EVDS course-based degree programs. Further information pertaining to specifications will be sent out to newly-admitted students in the summer term prior to the commencement of their studies.

7. Credit for Undergraduate Courses

Doctor of Philosophy
Not given.

Master of Environmental Design / Master of Planning / Master of Landscape Architecture
Only undergraduate courses numbered 500-599 may be considered for graduate-level credit and are subject to approval by the Program Director.

Master of Architecture
With the exception of Foundation year courses, only undergraduate courses numbered 500-599 may be considered for graduate-level credit and are subject to approval by the Program Director.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design
Not given.

8. Time Limit

Students registered in the PhD program must complete all degree requirements within six registration years. However, it is expected that these students will enrol on a full-time basis and complete the degree requirements within four registration years.

Students registered in the Master of Environmental Design (thesis-based) program must complete all degree requirements within four registration years.

Students registered in either the Master of Architecture or Master of Planning (course-based) programs must complete all degree requirements within six registration years. However, it is expected that these students will enrol on a full-time basis and complete the degree requirements within two registration years (excluding the Foundation year in the Master of Architecture program).

Students registered in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage are expected to enrol on a full-time basis and complete the program requirements within one registration year. The maximum completion time is three registration years.

Students registered in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities or the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design are expected to complete the Certificate in one year. The maximum completion time is two years.

9. Supervisory Assignments

Doctor of Philosophy

At the time of admission, each student will be assigned an interim supervisor. The Graduate Program Director must appoint a permanent supervisor no later than twelve months after first registration.

Within three months of confirming their supervisor, PhD students must establish, in consultation with their supervisor, a supervisory committee. The supervisory committee must include at least two members in addition to the supervisor and co-supervisor, if applicable. Of these two members, at least one must be from outside of the Faculty of Environmental Design.

Master of Environmental Design

At the time of admission, each MEDes student will be assigned an interim supervisor.  The Graduate Program Director must appoint a permanent supervisor no later than twelve months after first registration.

Within three months of confirming their supervisor, MEDes students must establish, in consultation with their supervisor, a supervisory committee. The supervisory committee must include at least one other member in addition to the supervisor and co-supervisor, if applicable. This additional member must be from outside of the Faculty of Environmental Design.

Master of Planning

Upon admission, each MPlan student will be advised by the office of the Associate Dean regarding Program of Study development.

Master of Architecture

Upon admission, each MArch student will be advised by the office of the Associate Dean regarding Program of Study development.

Master of Landscape Architecture

Upon admission, each MLA student will be advised by the office of the Associate Dean regarding Program of Study development.

10. Required Examinations

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the program requires:

Doctor of Philosophy

Candidacy

Doctoral students are required to complete both a written and an oral candidacy examination. The written candidacy examination normally consists of a set of four questions set by the supervisory committee and taken in the second year of the program (or possibly the third year for students entering the program without a master’s degree), after the completion of course work and after approval of the doctoral thesis proposal.

At least six months before the written examination, the supervisory committee will prepare a written outline of the material to be covered in the exam, a recommended reading list and a draft examination schedule. Normally, the student will be given two weeks to complete the written candidacy papers. The period during which the written examination and the oral examination are conducted must not exceed one month.

The written papers will form the basis of the oral candidacy examination although questions may extend beyond the written papers to areas outlined in the notice of candidacy examination.

Revised candidacy requirements will be posted in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Thesis Examination

Final thesis oral examinations are open.

Scheduling of the Examination

All members of the Supervisory Committee must have reviewed the student’s draft thesis document before an examination can be scheduled.

Composition of the Committee

The Internal Examiner may be internal to the home program.

Master of Environmental Design

Thesis Examination

Scheduling of the Examination

All members of the Supervisory Committee must have reviewed the student’s draft thesis document before an examination can be scheduled.

Composition of the Committee

The Internal Examiner may be internal to the home program.

Master of Planning
Successful completion of course requirements.

Master of Architecture
Successful completion of course requirements.

Master of Landscape Architecture
Successful completion of course requirements.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Built and Landscape Heritage, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Designing Smart and Secure Communities and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainable Urban Design
Successful completion of course requirements.

11. Thesis Proposal Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy
Approval of the thesis proposal by the supervisory committee is required prior to undertaking candidacy examinations. Thesis proposals should clearly describe the project in terms of Title, Objectives, Background, Methodology and Expected Outcomes, and must include an explicit interventionist or problem-solving component.

Master of Environmental Design
Final thesis proposals will be approved by the supervisory committee. Thesis proposals should clearly describe the project in terms of Title, Objectives, Background, Methodology and Expected Outcomes. Students are encouraged to include an explicit interventionist or problem-solving component.

12. Convocation Information

In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies submission requirements, all PhD and Master of Environmental Design (Thesis) students are required to submit one bound copy (bound in standard orange cloth-covered cases, bearing the author's name, title of work, year and the Environmental Design symbol (rainbow) lettered in white), and one portable document format (.PDF) copy on CD.

13. Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available to highly qualified students but cannot be guaranteed. For information on admission and academic awards, see the Awards and Financial Assistance section of this calendar, the EVDS website and the Awards Database on the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

14. Other Information

Attendance at orientation for first year students is expected.

15. Faculty Members/Research Interests

Current information about faculty members and research interests can be found at evds.ucalgary.ca/contact-us.