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UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UW], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Graduate Diploma (Climate Risk Management)

 2 years
 part time
  English
 online
 Course Based

$ 3,081 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Graduate Diploma in Climate Risk Management at the University of Waterloo is offered as a 2-year (4 terms) program.
  • It is an online, course-based program offered on a part-time basis only.
  • This graduate diploma program is for the early-to mid-career professionals who must integrate climate risk management into their regular professional duties.
  • This part-time, entirely online program focuses on applied skills that are relevant across multiple disciplines and professions.
  • The professionals in the CRM diploma program will develop competency in climate science, risk, and provide opportunities to achieve in-depth knowledge in three of the following:
    • Accessing and interpreting climate change data
    • Incorporating climate change into business decisions
    • Managing climate change risk
    • Greenhouse gas accounting and management
  • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 24:1.
  • There is a growing demand for professionals in all sectors to possess a holistic knowledge of climate change science, policy and management.
  • GEM offers two graduate programs that equip its students with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to manage, minimize, and mitigate climate change and extreme weather impacts.
  • Through this program, department offer a rich learning environment where students can develop professional competencies both inside and outside the classroom. 
  • Waterloo is pleased to provide the President's Graduate Scholarship (PGS) to outstanding graduate students who hold major federally and provincially funded competition-based scholarships.
  • The average salary after this degree is 32,667 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 6,224 for 2 years
Delivery TypePart Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-postdoctoral-affairs/future-students/programs/climate-risk-...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a four year Bachelor's degree (Honours) or equivalent degree in related field from a recognized university.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in humanities, social science, health, engineering, or science discipline.
  • Students must hold an undergraduate degree with an overall average of at least 75% in the last 20 courses (or last two years).

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • First or Second Division standing in one of the following:
    • All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE.
    • Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE.
    • other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies.
  • Standard XII Mathematics, Standard XII Physics, Standard XII Chemistry, Standard XII English, and one other Standard XII course, a minimum final grade of 70% in each.


Required Document List

Followings are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
  • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
  • Three academic or professional references: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01

Winter
Jun 01

Spring
Oct 01


Scores Required

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$3081$3081
Other fees$31$31
Total fees$3112$3112

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 2,115

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 200

Finance [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
    • Financial Evidence. 
    • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
    • Proof of medical examination
    • Police certificate
    • Biometrics 
    • Country-specific documents
    • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to 15,000 USD per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

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