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Industrial Ecology (MEng)

In the Industrial Ecology program, we emphasize research-intensive, sustainability-focused and interdisciplinary work.

You’ll graduate with a deeper understanding of the complexities of sustainable development, including the influences of economic, political and regulatory factors. In your final term, you’ll undertake a graduate project in industrial ecology.

Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
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Graduates with an MEng in Industrial Ecology will be able to:

  • assemble and compute energy and material flows in an industrial society over a range of scales
  • frame, develop and apply systems approaches for determining the environmental and economic impacts of infrastructure
  • plan and analyze systems for material reuse and recycling
  • demonstrate understanding of the scientific basis of environmental impacts of human activities
  • explain how the methods and tools of industrial ecology can be applied in business, economic and public policy contexts

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Contact Lorrie Barth at or 250-472-4640.

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