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Graduate Programmes

Master of Northern Governance and Development (MNGD)

The Master of Northern Governance and Development is an interdisplinary program that prepares students for a career in public service, industry, or entrepreneurship within a northern context. Eligible students will demonstrate a passion for and a commitment to northern economies and development strategies.

Students will study economics, public policy, communications, native studies, environmental science, and geography.
The MNGD program includes coursework, an international field school (1 week), an internship, and a research paper in lieu of a traditional thesis.The MNGD program accepts international students.
University of Saskatchewan
May 1, 2015

Tuition fees are in line with similar graduate programs at the U of S – $1,268 for domestic and $1,902 for international studentsStudents who complete the program on schedule will complete their degree in 2 ½ years of part-time study, on average.

The International Centre for Northern Governance and Development is pleased to offer funding scholarships of $16,000 per qualified student. This funding can help towards tuition costs, as well as cover living expenses during the period of study. Additional funding may be available for international applicants.

16 months
Economics, Geography, Communications, Environmental Science, Political Studies, Native Studies, Indigenous Culture, Economic Development, Governance, Northern Studies

Students must be able to conduct graduate level coursework in the English language. A test of language proficiency may be required.

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