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Bethany Coulthard
Bethany Coulthard's PhD work in the UVic Tree Ring Laboratory shows that southern BC is very likely to be hit by a drought worse than we have experienced in hundreds of years.
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Graduate studies

Our graduate degree program emphasizes the integrated nature of geography and allows students to pursue Master's (MA and MSc) and PhD degrees that are highly tailored to their research interests.

At UVic, the diverse research opportunities provide great connections with local and international research partners. We have research strengths in coastal systems, human geography, physical geography, resource management and geographic information sciences.

See our graduate student handbook for details about the program.

The best thing about the geography program is that the technical skills you can gain and the methods you learn are very broadly applicable to a wide range of different areas of research, and at UVic we have excellent instructors.
—Michael Branion-Calles, MA 2015

UVic's location on southern Vancouver Island provides us with easy access to marine and alpine ecosystems, freshwater wetlands, rivers, lakes and the temperate rainforest. Many of our graduate students are also involved in international projects with research opportunities around the world.

What are our faculty studying?

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