Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR

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Universities everywhere in the East-du-Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches

The Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) has awarded nearly 42,000 degrees since its creation in 1969. In addition to its campus Rimouski and Lévis, UQAR offers of university education across the East-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches region to the Gaspésie-Iles-de-la- Madeleine, through the Haute-Côte-Nord and Manicouagan. It also has permanent offices in Gaspé and Rivière-du-Loup.

UQAR in numbers

UQAR is part of the network of the University of Quebec, Canada's largest university network, with nearly 100 000 students. UQAR welcomes more than 7200 students, including 400 international students from over 30 countries.

A large university small

Choose UQAR is choosing a university where student success is a priority. UQAR is renowned for the exceptional leadership of its professors and lecturers.

Classes have an average of 30 students per class, which facilitates the integration of new entrants, and thus the success of their studies.

Forget the large lecture halls which include 100, 200 or even 500 students at a time!

UQAR even offers a unique service, the success Assistance Centre (RAC), which is open to students of all cycles experiencing temporary difficulties in their studies or who want to improve. CAR before, preventively, the proper conduct of academic work in order to give everyone the best chance of success.

An Excellence Research University

UQAR is distinguished from other universities by its guidance for research and development that dock with the characteristics of its territory.

Located in region, bordering the Gulf of St. Lawrence, UQAR is the most northerly of Quebec universities. This is why marine science, regional development and nordicity are the axes of research excellence that color in a special way many of the programs offered at UQAR.

Innovative fields such as engineering, wind turbines in northern environments, the former regional literature, heritage and health sciences have gained momentum in recent years.

The Lévis campus, like the Rimouski campus research activities in the sectors of the perseverance of young people in school, special education, nursing and management are emerging.

Among the best research universities in the country, UQAR has been designated five consecutive years since 2011 in the Top 3 of the Universities of the year in research in Canada among comprehensive universities that primarily offer undergraduate programs by the independent firm RE $ EARCH infosource Inc.

Between 1999 and 2009, research funding increased from $ 3.8 million to $ 17.4 million - an increase of over 350%. Since 2010, grants obtained by UQAR to support research remained at more than $ 20 million.

UQAR is a research partnership deployment engine, knowledge transfer to the industrial environment and development of innovation and best practice in the middle of the profit.

Training based on practice

For its privileged location, UQAR allows students to explore and investigate exceptional natural environment close to the campus. While focusing on student success, the training programs offered by UQAR are distinguished by excellence and uniqueness.

Many programs include a high proportion of practical fieldwork or internships in the workplace.

A student life open to the world

UQAR has over 50 cooperation and exchange programs with over twenty countries worldwide.

Each year, UQAR welcomes more than 400 international students vibrate the walls to the rhythms and accents of the world, enriching the same time everyday at UQAR.

The human dimension of UQAR facilitates the integration and success of foreign students. UQAR offers including a twinning program for newly arrived students with students already on campus, and upon their arrival at the university.

Rimouski student city

Capital of the Bas-Saint-Laurent, commercial and maritime city, Rimouski is a real student city that buzzes every year animation of more than 15,000 students at all levels. The term "student city" is not exaggerated when one considers that the population studies represents nearly one in three people in this town of some 50 000 inhabitants.

To promote academic success and the balance between education and work, over 200 employers in the region are committed to consider the school schedule, to be flexible during exam and not to require more than 15 hours per week from students.

Educational institutions collaborate with partners in cultural, sporting and social order to offer a wide range of services and recreational activities for students who choose Rimouski as a study destination.

Technopole maritime du Québec

Situated along the largest estuary in the world, the St. Lawrence River, Rimouski offers an exceptional natural setting conducive to the development of science of the sea. The region offers a unique concentration of researchers in four international institutions:

the Institute of Marine Sciences of Rimouski (ISMER) UQAR, the Research Centre for Marine Biotechnology (MSRC) affiliated with UQAR which are among the most versatile research centers in Quebec and Canada; the Institut maritime du Québec, the largest maritime training center in Canada; Maurice Lamontagne Institute, a leading research centers in the marine sciences in the world.

Outdoor activities in the city center

preferred location for outdoor enthusiasts with parks, walking trails and bike paths, Rimouski offers a wide range of sports activities in local colors:

Bic National Park with its views breathtaking, not including bike paths in the summer and cross-country ski slopes in winter; Canyon of the Gates of Hell, where we find the suspension bridge highest in Quebec; excursions in Saint-Barnabé Island, offering stunning views of the city; the St. Lawrence River, a paradise for kayakers, sailing and kite surfing; Hockey Club Oceanic, which hosted its ranks dozens of NHL players including the famous Sidney Crosby; Tour International succession Rimouski, a cycling race that welcomes athletes from Canada, the United States and around the world; forest hiking, ice fishing, outdoor sports and indoor, etc.

Health also means leisure. Residents of the region have access to many facilities:

13 30 gyms and playgrounds; 2 indoor and 3 outdoor swimming pools; 3 arenas, 2 icy walkways and 10 outdoor rinks; 6 indoor tennis courts and 8 outdoor tennis courts; 7 ball fields and 3 tennis baseball; 16 soccer fields and parks board 3 skateboards; 4 golf clubs, 5 cross-country trails and two ski hills; 12 community centers, broadcast 6 rooms and 4 municipal libraries, etc.

The cultural hub in the East-du-Québec

At Rimouski, each week brings a lot of activities and events: theaters, shows, cafes, theaters, museums, art galleries, exhibitions, concerts, festivals, etc. The region has a large number of artistic activities which, by their creativity, enliven a varied cultural scene and thriving.

Rimouski offers a variety of very distinctive socio-cultural activities:

the Maritime Historic Site Pointe-au-Père, which offers visitors the chance to board the single available submarine population in Quebec, the Onondaga, and discover the story of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland; International Youth Film Festival; International FestiJazz; the Musée régional de Rimouski, housed in the oldest stone church in Eastern du Québec; Symphony of the estuary; Spect'Art Rimouski and the Théâtre du Bic, which offer major shows throughout the year; Access Centre Media Arts Paraloeil; the Cooperative Paradise, a work space, creation and dissemination of culture; Historic Walks of Rimouski, a nice way to discover the built heritage and the history of Rimouski; the Winter Festival of Rimouski RikiFest, offering its large ice canoe race, his electronic parties in the snow, its small market of winter and ice sculptures.

The Directory of leisure and culture resources suggests cultural and sports activities more diversified, which are witnesses to the exceptional dynamism that characterize the Rimouski area.

Transport

The Société des transports de Rimouski offers a service bringing together the advantages of two complementary modes of transport, Citébus (urban minibus at set times) and TAXIBUS (shared taxis circulating in the periphery). UQAR is a major institutional partners of this initiative, to provide passes to students at an affordable price.

Lévis, a city of exceptional dynamism

Facing Quebec City, Lévis offers both proximity to the river and exceptional views. Lévis is the main urban center, commercial and manufacturing of the Chaudière-Appalaches region. With a population of over 140 000 people, Lévis is renowned for its dynamic economic and social plans.

Cradle of Desjardins Group, whose headquarters is one of the largest employers in the region, Lévis houses forty cooperatives which positions it as a "city cooperation". Lévis is experiencing an unprecedented development of its territory and its population. Its economic effect is stimulated by the development of commercial centers and the presence of a technology park.

Students are also central to the vitality of the community. Each year, more than 30 000 students of all levels are part of the training programs in Lévis. Present in Lévis in 1980, UQAR it welcomes over 3,500 students three study cycles.

A city full of natural areas for the practice of outdoor activities

The Parc des Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and cycling corridor that is the Parcours des Anses, along the St. Lawrence River, are eloquent examples near the city center. Several sites offer exceptional views of the fortifications of Quebec, on the port and nautical entertainment, on bridges between the river banks and on the Island of Orleans.

The Lévis nature is:

255 parks and green spaces; 5 large parks dedicated to the preservation of natural environments; 68 neighborhood parks equipped with games for children; 195 km of bike lanes, 69 km of which related to the Route verte;

In addition, residents can enjoy the facilities of the three districts of Lévis (Chutes-de-la-Chaudière-Ouest, Chutes-de-la-Chaudière-Est and Desjardins), including:

11 outdoor and 2 indoor pools; 11 tennis courts; 7 golf clubs; 11 sites to practice skateboarding and BMX; 1 Alpine ski school center and 5 cross country ski centers; 3 synthetic soccer fields and 56 natural areas; 5 arenas and several outdoor rinks, etc.

An environment where art and culture flourish

Among the main architectural attractions of the city, Old Lévis sector is home to a concentration of buildings and places of heritage interest. The visual arts and various performances are extensively highlighted:

the Loto-Québec; the Orchestre symphonique de Lévis; the theater The Anglican; Festival Jazz etcetera Lévis; the Balloon Festival Festivent; the Hit The Floor Dance Competition, the Village of Arts; Francofête; Concerts at dusk; the Canada National Historic Site Lévis Forts; etc.

Transport

Quebec-Lévis ferry service and the Société de transport de Lévis help facilitate the movement of citizens and students in Lévis and surroundings. They promote quick access to various services of the city of Lévis and tourist attractions of Quebec City.

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MA In Ethics

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in Ethics aims to acquire a comprehensive understanding of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to empower them to think critically and structured on contemporary issues, so as to illuminate the individual and collective choices . [+]

The MA in Ethics aims to acquire a comprehensive understanding of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to empower them to think critically and structured on contemporary issues, so as to illuminate the individual and collective choices . The research topics in this area are defined on the following themes: immigration and citizenship; international and intercultural relations; human rights; technological, scientific and biomedical development; management of public and private administrations; critique of ideology. Program Structure The MA in Ethics prepares both at the workplace and research. As it welcomes students from all disciplines, it includes a significant tuition (21 credits), to allow to acquire fundamental knowledge in ethics. The MA in Ethics also allows for a research project with an interdisciplinary orientation (24 credits memory) on an author, a theory or theoretical or practical problems. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas Ethics professors research issues are defined around the following themes: history of moral philosophy; social and political philosophy; human rights; violence and totalitarian ideologies; cultural diversity and immigration; International and intercultural dialogue; transitional justice, restorative justice in countries in post-conflict; relationship between ethics, science and society; Research Ethics and genomics; clinical ethics and bioethics; ethics and religious culture. Other professors from UQAR, members of the institutional research group Ethos can also direct memories, which multiplies the possibilities of subjects that can be treated by students: organizational ethics and management; Business ethics and corporate; professional ethics of teachers;... [-]

MA In Geography

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in geography aims to understand the relationship the company has with space. [+]

The MA in geography aims to understand the relationship the company has with space. The program aims to train researchers and specialists in geography entitled: analyzing the natural space that the geomorphology, hydrology, biogeography and climatology contribute to its understanding; using traditional methods and techniques and advanced on systematic and automated processing of geographic information (GIS and remote sensing); to advise and plan the layout and organization of the territory. Program Structure On flexibility, the MA in geography has a tuition of 18 credits composed of three compulsory courses including a reading seminar and three elective courses, two of which can be chosen from courses offered in another graduate program UQAR or other academic institution. The program allows for a research project (27 credits memory) to deepen his knowledge in a specialty area of ​​geography. The MA in geography also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research topics Geomorphology and geography of coastal areas Quantification and modeling of coastal hazards (coastal erosion processes, flooding, landslides) Reconstruction and projection of rising sea levels and analysis of its effects on coastal areas Program of measurements and modeling of coastal ice cover, water levels and waves and analysis of their effects on the evolution of coastlines the vulnerability study of communities and coastal infrastructure to hazards in a changing climate Analysis of adaptation options for coastal communities to coastal risks Development of tools to increase the resilience of coastal communities in a context of integrated coastal zone management... [-]

MA In History

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in History aims to train researchers and specialists to consider contemporary society in a historical perspective and able to understand the close relationship between the present and the past. [+]

The MA in History aims to train researchers and specialists to consider contemporary society in a historical perspective and able to understand the close relationship between the present and the past. This training is open to other humanities and collaborations are possible with other programs offered by UQAR (letters, geography, ethics and regional development). Program Structure With great flexibility, MA in history has a school and 12 credits allows for a research project (30 credits memory) to deepen his knowledge in a specialty area of ​​practice historian. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas history research activities unfold in social history, cultural history, political history, intellectual history and material history. These axes emerging orientations favored by the teachers: history of youth; history of women; Aboriginal history; history of colonial societies; history of local and rural societies; social reproduction and high culture; power and identities; history of ideologies; heritage and places of memory; social history of architecture; material culture; archeology; oral history; literary history; regional history; historiography; epistemology. Employment Opportunities major employers In addition to preparing for postgraduate studies in History, MA in history as teachers at the college level, as well as researchers who can work in professional circles varied and stimulating environments: museums; public service and diplomacy; media; cultural and heritage organizations; tourism offices; development agencies; universities and colleges; communication agencies and creation; publishers; private firms or media archeology; etc. occupied professions The skills acquired enable graduates of the MA... [-]

Master Of Education (research Profile)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The Master of Education provides information on the different research approaches in education, understand their main foundations and deepen knowledge in an area of ​​specialization. [+]

The Master of Education provides information on the different approaches to educational research, understand their main foundations and deepen their knowledge in a specialized field related to one of three concentrations: * Educational Administration; academic and social (remedial); teaching and learning. * Reserved for students who have completed the Diploma in Educational Administration. It also aims to find solutions to problems both theoretical and practical, as well as related professional experience as a field of educational knowledge. paths M.Ed., research profile (with memory) The MA in education, research path (with memory) allows for a research project (21 credits memory) to deepen their knowledge in a specialized field related to educational sciences. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. M.Ed., professional profile (with testing) The MA in education, career path (with testing) enables: deepen skills like speaking in school and social adaptation, teaching-learning or school administration; become familiar with the science research process of education; to achieve a specific intervention project linked to the realities encountered in professional practice as part of an essay of 9 credits. Academic and social adjustment in concentration gives access to the Association of remedial Quebec (ADOQ). Targeted audience The Master of Education is aimed at: teachers; school administrators; psychoeducators; educational consultants; students interested in working in education both at school than middle school as stakeholders or researchers. Research areas The themes in the context of higher education in graduate studies can be very varied. Topics of study may... [-]

Master Of Engineering (type Course With Project)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The master of engineering is to improve scientific and technical knowledge in engineering, to initiate research and technological innovation and to form autonomous and competent specialists able to perform a professional practice of high level in various fields of engineering and applied science. [+]

The master of engineering is to improve scientific and technical knowledge in engineering, to initiate research and technological innovation and to form autonomous and competent specialists able to perform a professional practice of high level in various fields of engineering and applied science. paths Master of Engineering, course type profile with project The Master of Engineering, project course type memory without profile promotes the development of vocational training component of the candidate by the deepening of knowledge and the acquisition of a specialty. Master of Engineering, with profile memory The Master of Engineering, with profile memory favors the development of a research component by deepening knowledge in a field of specialization. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted audience This program is open to candidates with training in the field of engineering who wish to deepen their scientific and technical knowledge in engineering. Candidates holding training in fundamental or applied sciences are also eligible. However, they will be assessed a probationary tuition undergraduate engineering. Research areas The interests and expertise of engineering faculty focus on different fields of study grouped around four pillars. renewable energy and bioresources Sustainable Development Wind power Exploitation and development of peat electric and hybrid vehicles Etc. Productique Development of products, processes and systems Performance optimization of processes and industrial equipment advanced industrial systems Planning, management and control of production processes Etc. electromechanical systems Modeling, simulation, design, optimization, control, maintenance and management of industrial systems Telecommunications and information... [-]

Master Of Engineering (with Memory)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The master of engineering is to improve scientific and technical knowledge in engineering, [+]

The master of engineering is to improve scientific and technical knowledge in engineering, to initiate research and technological innovation and to form autonomous and competent specialists able to perform a professional practice of high level in various fields of engineering and applied science. paths Master of Engineering, course type profile with project The Master of Engineering, project course type memory without profile promotes the development of vocational training component of the candidate by the deepening of knowledge and the acquisition of a specialty. Master of Engineering, with profile memory The Master of Engineering, with profile memory favors the development of a research component by deepening knowledge in a field of specialization. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted audience This program is open to candidates with training in the field of engineering who wish to deepen their scientific and technical knowledge in engineering. Candidates holding training in fundamental or applied sciences are also eligible. However, they will be assessed a probationary tuition undergraduate engineering. Research areas The interests and expertise of engineering faculty focus on different fields of study grouped around four pillars. renewable energy and bioresources Sustainable Development Wind power Exploitation and development of peat electric and hybrid vehicles Etc. Productique Development of products, processes and systems Performance optimization of processes and industrial equipment advanced industrial systems Planning, management and control of production processes Etc. electromechanical systems Modeling, simulation, design, optimization, control, maintenance and management of industrial systems Telecommunications and information... [-]

Master Of Letters

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

Masters of letters aims specialization in literary studies, by increasing knowledge about the texts and by pursuing a systematic reflection on the theoretical and institutional foundations of the discipline. [+]

Masters of letters aims specialization in literary studies, by increasing knowledge about the texts and by pursuing a systematic reflection on the theoretical and institutional foundations of the discipline. The three axes of research excellence are creative writing, criticism and literary theory and literary history. Offered jointly with the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi and the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, this program brings together 23 research professors and researchers-creators whose specializations cover all the topics and approaches of literary studies. paths Master of letters, tracking research This pathway involves the acquisition of greater specialization, training in intensive research and thorough testing of a critical method by writing a developed analytical work (30 credits memory). This route is particularly suitable for students who wish to pursue any doctoral studies. Master of letters, tracking research-creation This pathway is for students who have shown exceptional qualities in literary creation. It offers the opportunity to increase their intellectual autonomy by presenting a creative work and develop a methodical reflection on the role of creative activity in literary studies. It also helps to develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas The teaching team conducts research and research-creation structured around the bearing axles letters of programs at three levels: creation, literary culture, approaches and methods. Research show a concern for complementarity both in terms of time that objects and methods. creative Writing Tale, story, novel, poetry, haiku, story, theater, pedagogy and philosophy of creation. literary culture French literature of the... [-]

Master Of Managing People In The Workplace (with Memory)

Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

Proficiency in managing people in the workplace is a Masters in human resource management. [+]

Proficiency in managing people in the workplace is a Masters in human resource management. The challenges of intergenerational and intercultural relations, motivation, labor-management relations and conflict management are all topics that deserve further by this program. paths Master of people management in the workplace, tracking research (with memory) While providing the knowledge and key skills in people management, this path familiarises students with research methodologies in this field. It allows for a research project (memory 21 credits) to deepen their knowledge on a specific topic related to the issue of the human dimension of management. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Master of people management in the workplace, career path (without memory) This path is focused on the development of knowledge and key skills in people management. It aims to train future managers for managing employees. It is therefore a specialization on the human factor in the company. It deals with themes there as mobilization, motivation, conflict management, ethics, consolidation of work teams, negotiation, leadership, management of different generations, etc. Students should deepen their knowledge on a particular subject in the course of writing a test of 12 credits. Research areas The research activities in this field are defined in four main areas: corporate social responsibility; crisis management and organizational transformation; new forms of work organizations; skills management and career management. Among the expertise of the teaching team include: the individual towards his company's commitment; ethical management; Human Resource Management; leadership; management... [-]

Master Of Managing People In The Workplace (without Memory)

Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

Proficiency in managing people in the workplace is a Masters in human resource management. [+]

Proficiency in managing people in the workplace is a Masters in human resource management. The challenges of intergenerational and intercultural relations, motivation, labor-management relations and conflict management are all topics that deserve further by this program. paths Master of people management in the workplace, tracking research (with memory) While providing the knowledge and key skills in people management, this path familiarises students with research methodologies in this field. It allows for a research project (memory 21 credits) to deepen their knowledge on a specific topic related to the issue of the human dimension of management. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Master of people management in the workplace, career path (without memory) This path is focused on the development of knowledge and key skills in people management. It aims to train future managers for managing employees. It is therefore a specialization on the human factor in the company. It deals with themes there as mobilization, motivation, conflict management, ethics, consolidation of work teams, negotiation, leadership, management of different generations, etc. Students should deepen their knowledge on a particular subject in the course of writing a test of 12 credits. Research areas The research activities in this field are defined in four main areas: corporate social responsibility; crisis management and organizational transformation; new forms of work organizations; skills management and career management. Among the expertise of the teaching team include: the individual towards his company's commitment; ethical management; Human Resource Management; leadership; management... [-]

Master Of Regional Development

Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The MA in regional development is focused on the analysis of problems and development challenges of regions and territories. [+]

The MA in regional development is focused on the analysis of problems and development challenges of regions and territories. This analysis is based in particular on knowledge derived from sociology, political science, geography, economics, management science and history. By studying the realities of Quebec and Canada, but also elsewhere in the world, the program aims to better understand the group dynamics and the complex process of development in a local and global environment change. Program Structure The Master of Regional Development is an interdisciplinary program with a tuition of 24 credits that can address both economic and social, cultural, historical and geographic development. Particular attention is paid to the problems of the peripheral regions, both in industrialized countries and in the Third World. This program also allows for a research project (memory 21 credits) to deepen a subject area of ​​study Regional Development. It also helps to develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas Social issues studied by the teachers want to resonate with the news: effects of development policies on the regional economy; innovation and territorial anchoring of enterprises in rural and urban areas; social acceptability of projects to exploit natural resources; multifunctionality of rural areas and agriculture; adaptation of local communities to climate change. Regional development, an axis of excellence in research at UQAR UQAR seeks to better understand the issues and the problems the regions face because contemporary economic and social changes. Researchers associated with this research analyzes the dynamic Socioterritorial affecting... [-]

Master Of Study Psychosocial Practices

Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The MA in study of psychosocial practices accompanying social workers to help them renew their practices and interventions in order to deploy more fully the potential and create new knowledge. [+]

The MA in study of psychosocial practices accompanying social workers to help them renew their practices and interventions in order to deploy more fully the potential and create new knowledge. This program is based on reflexive research methodologies, life history, autobiographical, of praxeology and explanation. The teaching is based on specific situations experienced by students in their various practices, instead of relying only, as is traditionally the case, on theoretical content determined in advance. Program Structure The MA in study of psychosocial practices allows for a research project (21 credits memory) structured, rigorous, scientific and professional practice reviews to improve the quality of its operations while contributing to the development of knowledge about psychosocial practices. Teachers are grafted to projects students to assist them in the development of knowledge from their practice. Among the faculty expertise include: group facilitation and change management; autobiographical and self-study approach; reflexive approaches, perceptive and new practices; collective intelligence; intercultural merging of knowledge in action research; Research in the first person; transdisciplinary and spirituality. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted audience This program is for people engaged in psychosocial practice that can come from various specialized training and who may have different titles: consultant; development agent; adviser human resources; mediator; former; teacher; facilitator; accompanist; coordinator; lawyer; special educator; manager; community worker; psychoeducator; psychologist; psychotherapist; psychologist; social worker; coach; coach; relationship officer; Communications Officer; etc. Beyond their specialized initial training, all these people share the fact to... [-]

Masters In Management Of Maritime Resources (profile With Memory)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in Maritime Resource Management aims to train managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. [+]

The MA in Maritime Resource Management aims to train managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. It trains professionals able to use the methods, tools and management techniques to effectively contribute to decision making in the maritime sector, both operationally and strategically. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: fishing (fishing and aquaculture), management of the coastal and marine environment and maritime transport. paths Masters in marine resource management, career path (without memory) This research path without memory allows to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: Fisheries: Fillière on the problems of fisheries and aquaculture, processing of aquatic products (including the activities of promotion of products and biomass). Management of the coastal and marine environment Fillière on issues related to marine activities and exploitation of natural resources in a sustainable development perspective. Maritime transport: Pathway on the management issues related to maritime transport and port activities. Through his choice of the course, students can orient their training to the private or public management. Masters in marine resource management, tracking research (with memory) This thesis track is for candidates who wish to move towards a researcher career or management consultant maritime resources. It allows for a research project (memory 21 credits) to deepen their knowledge on a particular topic related to the management of maritime resources. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted... [-]

Masters In Management Of Maritime Resources (without Thesis)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in Maritime Resource Management aims to train managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. [+]

The MA in Maritime Resource Management aims to train managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. It trains professionals able to use the methods, tools and management techniques to effectively contribute to decision making in the maritime sector, both operationally and strategically. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: fishing (fishing and aquaculture), management of the coastal and marine environment and maritime transport. paths Masters in marine resource management, career path (without memory) This research path without memory allows to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: Fisheries: Fillière on the problems of fisheries and aquaculture, processing of aquatic products (including the activities of promotion of products and biomass). Management of the coastal and marine environment Fillière on issues related to marine activities and exploitation of natural resources in a sustainable development perspective. Maritime transport: Pathway on the management issues related to maritime transport and port activities. Through his choice of the course, students can orient their training to the private or public management. Masters in marine resource management, tracking research (with memory) This thesis track is for candidates who wish to move towards a researcher career or management consultant maritime resources. It allows for a research project (memory 21 credits) to deepen their knowledge on a particular topic related to the management of maritime resources. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted... [-]

Masters In Management Of Wildlife And Its Habitats

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The MA in wildlife management and habitat is training in biology training scientists and professionals with a global and interdisciplinary vision that will contribute to improving the conservation and exploitation of resources. [+]

The MA in wildlife management and habitat is training in biology training scientists and professionals with a global and interdisciplinary vision that will contribute to improving the conservation and exploitation of resources. Research projects are carried out in key areas such as genetics in animal populations, adaptive biology, forest ecology, dynamics of wildlife populations and evolutionary biology. Program Structure The MA in management of wildlife and its habitats allows for a research project (27 credits memory) to deepen his knowledge in an area of ​​specialization in the field of biology. The program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas Fish and Wildlife Population dynamics, use of the environment and trophic relationships trophic dynamics of the Canadian Arctic tundra Ecology of animal communities and studies of reproductive strategies of animals Impacts of climate change on wildlife and trophic dynamics of Arctic tundra and boreal forest Conservation of vulnerable or endangered species Ecology, physiology and behavior of birds Effect of human change and conservation of bird marine habitats Ecology of marine bivalve populations Ocean protection Analysis methods in ecology data Ecology microscopic organisms sediment Transfer of the organic material from the water column and sediment evolutionary biology Evolution of living and fossil lower vertebrates environmental stress on larval development of the fish Paléoichtyologie, paleoecology and paleoenvironmental reconstruction forest ecology Sustainable Forest Management Disturbance ecology and forest regeneration Impacts of disturbances and climate change on boreal forest History of vegetation and sedimentation in floodplains Impact of... [-]

MSc In Oceanography

Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

Fluency in oceanography as scientists able to understand the dynamics of the marine system of a multidisciplinary and comprehensive manner. [+]

Fluency in oceanography as scientists able to understand the dynamics of the marine system of a multidisciplinary and comprehensive manner. It provides an informed knowledge of the marine environment, its resources, technical study and exploitation, pollution problems that we encounter and are appropriate intervention methods. The research project and the courses help to deepen their knowledge in one of four areas of specialization: chemical oceanography; biological oceanography; geological oceanography; Physical Oceanography. Program Structure Fluency in oceanography allows for a research project (27 credits memory) to deepen his knowledge in a specialty area of ​​science of the sea. From their first term, students participate in an oceanographic expedition on the research ship Coriolis II in the Experimental Oceanography course. The program also includes a general oceanography courses and two elective courses whose topics vary according to student research project. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas physical oceanography Physicists are interested in the movement of water depending on various factors, like the tide, winds, changes in freshwater flow, as well as changes in space and time. Their research particularly affect: Waves of training; the salinity gradients and density; temperature variations; the energy exchange between the air and the sea; turbulent areas of training; related phenomena between the ocean and the temperature (global climate change, El Niño, hurricanes and typhoons); etc. chemical oceanography Chemists are interested in chemical processes in water and marine sediments. Their research particularly affect: the origins and fate of... [-]

Project Management Control (with Memory)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

Project Management Master aims to better equip the manager, whatever his basic skills to manage a project. [+]

Project Management Master aims to better equip the manager, whatever his basic skills to manage a project. It is further to: provide knowledge, models and technical tools to define a project, implement and effectively monitor from conception to completion; develop capacity to manage multidisciplinary project teams, multicultural and virtual; develop critical thinking to adapt its management practices to the specific environment of the project. It addresses 10 areas of project management skills: integration of the project; content (scale); deadlines; costs; quality; human ressources; communications; risks; supplies; stakeholders. Pathways and audiences cooperative path This research paper path without full training promotes the integration of alternating courses of study with quarters, and thus facilitates access to the labor market through the experience. It is for candidates: from all areas of training; Newly graduated a bachelor's degree; holds no professional experience in project mode. Career (without memory) This journey without research paper is a special way for professionals who manage projects, to equip them with a global vision of the field and make them able to effectively manage projects of various nature and size from conception until 'to completion. It is for candidates: from all professional fields; having work experience (excluding training) at least three years * in a project environment, regardless of the nature of the projects; Holders of a bachelor **. * Candidates with at least one year of experience, but less than three can access the short program of the second cycle or to specialized graduate diploma (DESS) and continue... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Analysis And Prevention Of Natural Disasters

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in analysis and prevention of natural disasters is a geography training to the development of knowledge in geomorphology in environmental management and the risks of natural phenomena generators to recognize, define and spatialize areas and vulnerable infrastructure. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in analysis and prevention of natural disasters is a geography training to the development of knowledge in geomorphology in environmental management and the risks of natural phenomena generators to recognize, define and spatialize areas and vulnerable infrastructure. It offers mainly acquired practical field training and harnessing of helpful tools and instrumentation for analysis of hazards and vulnerabilities as well as assessment and risk mapping. Passage Masters Four courses of specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in analysis and prevention of natural disasters are part of the MA in geography. For his mastery, the student will realize the research dissertation of 27 credits and two compulsory courses of 3 credits. It is therefore possible for a student to start his journey to the Master and continue to master. To complete his Masters, he must: have a minimum GPA of 3.2 to 4.3; meet the admission requirements of the Master; file a new application. What is geography? Geography integrates the natural sciences and the humanities. It aims to understand how natural environments influence human activities, but also how societies adapt, use and modify these settings. Environmental issues are therefore at the heart of the field of study of geography. This discipline is also interested in all aspects of integrated management of territories and their resources. For this, it uses methods and efficient tools for the collection, processing and analysis of geographic information (GIS, remote sensing, photo interpretation, field campaigns, etc.). At UQAR, human geography and physical geography come together... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Engineering (model Course)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering enhances its expertise in various fields of engineering and project management. [+]

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering enhances its expertise in various fields of engineering and project management. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the six levels of the program: design and computer-aided manufacturing; electrical engineering; mechanical Engineering; wind engineering; Electromechanical Engineering; signal processing and telecommunications. It allows to integrate and apply the knowledge gained in the course as part of a project of innovation, development, technology transfer or intervention in business. paths Specialized graduate studies in engineering (project type) This program is structured as follows: Basic knowledge of engineering: 3 courses (9 credits) project management knowledge base: 2 courses (6 credits) Specialization in engineering: 2 courses (6 credits), depending on the concentration synthesis and integration activities: Application Project (9 credits) Total: 30 credits Specialized graduate studies in engineering (model course) This program is structured as follows: Basic knowledge of engineering: 3 courses (9 credits) project management knowledge base: 3 courses (9 credits) Specialization in engineering: 2 courses (6 credits), depending on the concentration synthesis and integration activities: Technical Project (3 credits) Total: 30 credits Targeted audience This program is open to candidates with training in the field of engineering who wish to deepen their scientific and technical knowledge in engineering. Candidates holding training in fundamental or applied sciences are also eligible. However, they will be assessed a probationary tuition undergraduate engineering. OBJECTIVES Allow candidates with a scientific first cycle degree to complete their training and to increase their skills in various fields of engineering and... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Engineering (project Type)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering enhances its expertise in various fields of engineering and project management. [+]

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering enhances its expertise in various fields of engineering and project management. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the six levels of the program: design and computer-aided manufacturing; electrical engineering; mechanical Engineering; wind engineering; Electromechanical Engineering; signal processing and telecommunications. It allows to integrate and apply the knowledge gained in the course as part of a project of innovation, development, technology transfer or intervention in business. paths Specialized graduate studies in engineering (project type) This program is structured as follows: Basic knowledge of engineering: 3 courses (9 credits) project management knowledge base: 2 courses (6 credits) Specialization in engineering: 2 courses (6 credits), depending on the concentration synthesis and integration activities: Application Project (9 credits) Total: 30 credits Specialized graduate studies in engineering (model course) This program is structured as follows: Basic knowledge of engineering: 3 courses (9 credits) project management knowledge base: 3 courses (9 credits) Specialization in engineering: 2 courses (6 credits), depending on the concentration synthesis and integration activities: Technical Project (3 credits) Total: 30 credits Targeted audience This program is open to candidates with training in the field of engineering who wish to deepen their scientific and technical knowledge in engineering. Candidates holding training in fundamental or applied sciences are also eligible. However, they will be assessed a probationary tuition undergraduate engineering. OBJECTIVES Allow candidates with a scientific first cycle degree to complete their training and to increase their skills in various fields of engineering and... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Ethics

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in ethics aims to acquire comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to think critically and structured on contemporary issues and to intervene in a social, professional or organizational. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in ethics aims to acquire comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to think critically and structured on contemporary issues and to intervene in a social, professional or organizational. Targeted audience senior ethics cycles programs cater to a broad customer base, especially for students who have just completed a bachelor's degree to persons already engaged in work and who are interested in ethical reflection. They are open to candidates with a bachelor's degree, regardless of discipline. Employment Opportunities major employers Some employers whose mandate is directly centered on ethics specifically recruit ethical graduates. This is one case: Commission of ethics of science and technology; the Ethics Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Services; National Research Ethics Council in humans; the Office of Values ​​and Ethics for the Public Service. The growing importance of ethical issues and the proliferation of ethics committees in enterprises and in organizations promoting the placement of graduates. In many workplaces, they will act as professionals or advisors. It's the case : governmental and quasi-governmental organizations; health facilities and social services; of secondary schools and colleges; legal information centers; associations and international organizations; professional associations; organizations active in the areas of environment and culture. In general, the extensive intellectual skills of analysis and synthesis acquired in ethics training are appreciated by a large number of employers. occupied professions Many organizations can benefit from ethics in specialized graduates of services. Theoretically as a researcher or in practice,... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Marine Resource Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in marine resource management involves training managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in marine resource management involves training managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. It trains professionals able to use the methods, tools and management techniques to effectively contribute to decision making in the maritime sector, both operationally and strategically. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: fishing (fishing and aquaculture), management of the coastal and marine environment and maritime transport. Targeted audience The programs of the second cycle in marine resource management are addressed to candidates with training: Environmental sciences (biology, chemistry, geography, etc.) who wish to acquire management training applied to the field of the marine environment; in management science or in law who wish to specialize in the maritime sector. Passage Masters All courses of specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in management of marine resources are an integral part of the MA in marine resource management. It is therefore possible for a student to start his DESS path and continue to master. To complete his Masters, he must: have a minimum GPA of 3.2 to 4.3; meet the admission requirements of the Master; file a new application. Employment Opportunities Graduates in marine resource management UQAR in managerial functions, researchers and consultants in the public or private domain. The maritime sector is particularly characterized by the presence of a large number of public, semi-public and private, both in Canada and abroad: provincial and federal departments (fisheries, environment, transport, etc.); ZIP committees,... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In People Management In The Workplace

Campus 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in people management in the workplace is a human resource management DESS. It aims to train future managers for managing employees by offering a specialization on the human factor in the company. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in people management in the workplace is a human resource management DESS. It aims to train future managers for managing employees by offering a specialization on the human factor in the company. It deals with themes there as mobilization, motivation, conflict management, ethics, consolidation of work teams, negotiation, leadership, management of different generations, etc. Passage Masters All courses of specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in people management in the workplace are part of the Master of managing people in the workplace. Students who have completed the Master may obtain control by completing additional courses and testing of 12 credits. This will, however, have the following courses as electives DESS: GPE6409 complexity of the human: theories and models and GPE65004 Research Methodology. It is therefore possible for a student to start his DESS path and continue to master. To complete his Masters, he must: have a minimum GPA of 3.2 to 4.3; meet the admission requirements of the Master; file a new application. Targeted audience The graduate programs in people management are open to graduates of all disciplines. They are a factor of employability for three audiences: Managers in office looking development (a new executive position leads the candidate to manage a work team), in business or in a public or parastatal; working professionals who wish to access a management position; graduates of a bachelor looking for a specialization. These programs offer active and varied teaching methods facilitating: the transfer of learning to the participants' work situations;... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Regional And Territorial Development

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in regional and territorial development as analysts able to understand complex situations faced by stakeholders involved in the social, economic and cultural action at various territorial levels and to formulate a diagnosis and solutions to guide social change. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in regional and territorial development as analysts able to understand complex situations faced by stakeholders involved in the social, economic and cultural action at various territorial levels and to formulate a diagnosis and solutions to guide social change. It addresses the issues by taking into account cultural, historical, identity, economic, political and ecological requirements in terms of durability and environmental friendliness. Program Structure The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in regional and territorial development is an interdisciplinary program for addressing both economic and social dimensions, cultural, historical and geographic development. Students must be familiar with the main theories and models of regional development and territorial, particularly those that characterize the recent advances in this field of knowledge, as well as students of the Masters in Regional Development. This training is complemented by efforts to strengthen response capabilities on the ground. This activity type analysis - intervention enables participants to better perform their duties within institutions and organizations dedicated to the promotion of territorial development. Passage Masters All courses of specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in regional and territorial development are integral to control in regional development. For his mastery, the student will realize the research paper of 21 credits and a mandatory 3-credit course. It is therefore possible for a student to start his journey to the Master and continue to master. To complete his Masters, he must: have a minimum GPA of 3.2 to 4.3; meet the admission requirements of the Master; file a new application.... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Wildlife Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in wildlife management is in biology that allows to specialize in the management of wildlife resources in order to measure the impact of interventions on the natural environment and to prepare plans management and planning taking into account the social and economic priorities. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in wildlife management is in biology that allows to specialize in the management of wildlife resources in order to measure the impact of interventions on the natural environment and to prepare plans management and planning taking into account the social and economic priorities. It allows a directed work in key areas such as genetics in animal populations, adaptive biology, forest ecology, dynamics of wildlife populations and evolutionary biology. Program Structure The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in Wildlife Management includes seven lectures and two research activities interlinked: the course Research Methodology (3 credits in the fall) where one learns to good literature review, introduction and methods, and in the winter directed the course work (6 credits) is to perform the analysis, write the results and discussion. Each student is given a project and a supervisor for this report in essay form. Each research project is unique and requires less investment than control, but greater than a final bachelor thesis as at several universities. For many students, a Master is a good way to determine their interest in a Master or not, and if they want to work in research later. Targeted audience The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in Wildlife Management is aimed at students who come to get their degree in biology that biologists already on the labor market and wishing to improve management wildlife. Passage Masters Five courses of specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in wildlife management are an integral part of the Masters in management... [-]

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