What will I learn?

The MLIS/MREM combined degree is a 28-month course of study leading to the combined degrees Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and Master of Resource and Environmental Management (MREM). A total of 22 courses is needed to complete the MLIS/MREM program: 9 half-credit MLIS courses (27 credit hours), 6 half-credit MREM courses (18 credit hours), 3 MLIS and 3 MREM electives (18 credit hours), and MGMT 5000 (3 credit hours).

Non INFO or ENVI electives are to be declared as counting towards either the MLIS or the MREM Program at the time of course registration.

Possible careers:

  • Fish and wildlife information managers
  • Information specialists
  • Traditional and ecological knowledge managers
  • Geospatial and biological data librarians
  • Environment-related information managers

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Management

Study options

Full Time (28 months)

Tuition fees
CAD$20,445.22 (US$ 16,267) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022


Dalhousie University

Studley Campus,

Henry Hicks Academic Admin Building, Room 130, 6299 South Street, PO Box 15000,


Nova Scotia (NS),

B3H 4R2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or related field, from a recognized college or university. Minimum entrance GPA of 3.0/4.3 (equivalent to a B at Dalhousie University). English language requirement: Internet-based TOEFL (Academic iBT): 92; MELAB: 85; IELTS: 7; CAEL: 70 with no band score lower than 60; Dalhousie College of Continuing Education (CCE): A-; Pearson English Test PTE Academic: overall score of 65 and nothing below 54

For international students

Student must have:

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing

English language proficiency test score:

  • Internet-based TOEFL (Academic iBT): 100
  • Written TOEFL: 580
  • MELAB: 85
  • IELTS: 7.5
  • CAEL: 70 with no band score lower than 60
  • Dalhousie College of Continuing Education (CCE) : A-
  • Pearson English Test PTE Academic: overall score of 65 and nothing below 54

The application deadline is January 31.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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