A highly applicable and employable degree, Geography, Environmental Studies or Geomatics opens up doors to a multitude of careers and graduate studies options. Build on your knowledge and conduct research through graduate studies, or explore the career options that are as diverse as the nature of geography itself.
Gain a deeper understanding of our world! Our programs provide you with a holistic and multi-faceted understanding of our world, and the issues our environment, people and planet face today. You’ll come out of our programs with the knowledge and hands-on skills that will make you highly employable.
We ensure you have the most useful learning experience through classes that provided computer-based geographical analysis skills and fieldwork experience in addition to conventional lectures. Learn to use technologies such as cartography and geomatics to solve geographical questions, and gain unforgettable field experience in Canada’s north and around the globe.
We also provide several options to enhance your learning experience. The Environmental Studies programs were traditionally bilingual with mandatory language requirements, but now you have the choice to study in English, or in French, or both! You can also choose to participate in the CO-OP program, where you get four paid internships. You can come out of your degree with real work experience, making you much more employable and giving you a big head start on your career.
Number of professors
- Microprogram in Anthropocene
- MSc Short Duration Program in Anthropocene
- MA Geography
- MA Geography Specialization in Science, Society and Policy
MSc Geography Specialization in Science, Society and Policy
PhD Geography Specialization in Canadian Studies
The Faculty of Arts launched the “Building Belonging” action plan
The Faculty of Arts is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for everyone.
The Faculty of Arts appoints a Special Advisor on the Francophonie
The Faculty of Arts is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Joël Beddows as Special Advisor on the Francophonie.
Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Simard Hall, room 047
Ottawa ON Canada K1N 6N5
Monday to Friday
From 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
From 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)
Simard Hall, room 128
How to reach us
Simard Hall, 4th floor, room 416
613 562-5800 ext. 5439