M.Sc. Management with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Note: A complete listing of Business (BUSI) courses and descriptions can be found in the Graduate Calendar.

1.5 credits in Research Methods & Foundations courses

Course Code Course Title  Credit
BUSI 5980 Foundations of Management Theory and Research 0.5
BUSI 5981 Statistics for Business Research 0.5
BUSI 5982 Research Methodology in Business* 0.5

0.5 credits in Research Design

Course Code Course Title  Credit
BUSI 5983 Qualitative Research Design* 0.5
BUSI 5984 Quantitative Research Design*  0.5

1.0 credit in Climate Collaboration

Course Code Course Title  Credit
CLIM 5000 Climate Collaboration 1.0

Completion of Climate Change Seminar Series

Three seminars will be organized in each of the fall and winter terms, with the expectation that students will normally attend all six as part of the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change.

Completion of Thesis Proposal

Each student will have a supervisor who will serve as a mentor and guide for their thesis proposal. The supervisor will work with the student to establish a thesis committee. The thesis proposal is submitted before the student starts working on the thesis and needs to be approved by the thesis committee. The student will submit a written proposal including the rationale and outline of the topic to be covered in the thesis with indication of the scope of the literature to be reviewed. The proposal should include a background rationale, research questions, proposed methodology and data analysis plan.

The details of the thesis proposal can be found in the MSc Thesis Proposal Guideline.


Successful completion of a thesis which must be defended at an oral exam. The details of the thesis can be found in the MSc Thesis Guideline.

Course Code Course Title  Credit
BUSI 5989 M.Sc. Thesis  2.0

*Taught jointly with the 6000 level offering of this course (unless enrollment numbers warrant otherwise).