TRANSFER: M.Sc. to Ph.D.

 



IN ALL INSTANCES...

  1. DEADLINE:   The Faculty must receive the Transfer Request from the Department at least ONE-MONTH PRIOR to term in which the student intends to begin his/her program
  2. RECOMMENDATION:  The Academic Advisor MUST recommend a Master of Science student to a Ph.D. program
  3. TRANSFERS are only allowed within Departments
    i.e. students in a Masters Program in Mechanical cannot transfer to a Ph.D. Program in Electrical
  4. GPA:   A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required and the student must be in GOOD STANDING
  5. COURSEWORK:  Completed in the Master's Program would normally be counted in the Ph.D. Program
  6. REGISTRATION:  DO NOT REGISTER in the term in which you plan to begin your new program until your transfer has been approved.
  7. TIME IN GRADUATE PROGRAM:  Time spent in the Master's Program would normally be counted in the Ph.D. Program.
    • EXAMPLE: If you have been in the Electrical & Computer Engineering's Master's Program for ~1-year, that 1-year is counted towards your Ph.D. Program.
      1. The maximum time in the Ph.D. Program is 6 years.
      2. If you spent 1-year in the ECE M.Sc. Program THAT one year is subtracted from your Ph.D. Program
      3. The time left in  your Ph.D. Program is then 5-years
  8. START OF PH.D. PROGRAM
    1. If you are coming in from the ECE Master's program, the beginning of your Ph.D. program is when you began your M.Sc. program
    2. If you are coming in from a Ph.D. Program which is NOT ECE, the beginning of your Ph.D. program begins when your application is approved by FGS
  9. UMGF:  Transfers unfortunately impact awards. As per the award paperwork you signed, if you held the UMGF during your M.Sc. and are now transferring to a Ph.D. program you will, unfortunately, loose your UMGF when you transfer to the Ph.D. program.
  10. APPLICATION PROCEDURE : Please see the info below
  11. APPLICATION FEES:   If the transfer is made within one year, no additional application fee must be paid
  12. CREDIT HOURS (REQUIRED IN THE PH.D. PROGRAM):  Please click on the appropriate link below
    1. Student WITHOUT a Master's
    2. Student WITH a Master's
  13. APPROVAL FOR TRANSFER must be received from
    1. The Student's Academic Advisor
    2. The Department
    3. The Faculty of Graduate Studies

 

 


 

STUDENTS WITHOUT A MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE

  • TRANSFER RECOMMENDATION SUBMITTED WITHIN 12-MONTHS
    • Ph.D. Fees will be assessed for 3-years.
    • Recommendation to Transfer must be made within 12-months of the student's commencement of the Master's program
  •  TRANSFER RECOMMENDATION SUBMITTED AFTER 12-MONTHS
    • Ph.D. Fees will be assessed for 2-years.
      (as they will have already paid fees for the Master’s program)
  • TRANSFER RECOMMENDATION SUBMITTED WITHIN 18-MONTHS
    • Ph.D. Fees will be assessed for 3-years
    • Recommendation to Transfer must be made within 18-months of the student's commencement of the Master's program

 

  • START DATE OF YOUR PH.D. PROGRAM
    Regardless of when you transfer to the Ph.D. Program the Start Date of your Ph.D. program is the start date of your M.Sc. program -- this does not change

 

  •  CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THIS PH.D. PROGRAM
  • Without an M.Sc.:
    • 24-credit hours at the 7000 level
  • The Faculty will review your records and inform you of your credit-hour requirement in our Offer of Admissions Letter
  • The Academic Advisor may recommend up-to an additional 24-credit hours (up-to 48-credit hours in total) to insure the student's background is adequate for the Ph.D. program

 

 


 

STUDENTS WITH A MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE

  • TRANSFER WITHIN 12-MONTHS
    • Transfer must be made within 12-months of registration of the student's M.Sc. program
    • The application fee is usually waived
    • Fees assessed towards the Master’s program will be deducted from the full 2-years of Ph.D. program fees

 

  • TRANSFER AFTER 12-MONTHS
    • Must pay an application fee
    • In addition, fees will be assessed as a 3-year Ph.D

 

  • START DATE OF YOUR PH.D. PROGRAM
    Regardless of when you transfer to the Ph.D. Program the Start Date of your Ph.D. program is the start date of your M.Sc. program -- this does not change

 

  • CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THIS PH.D. PROGRAM
    • With an M.Sc. degree but not declared on Admissions form:
      • 18-credit hours
        • 12-credit hours at the 7000 level
        • 6-credit hours at the 3000+ level
    • With an M.Sc. degree and declared on Admissions form
      • 12-credit hours at the 7000 level
    • The Faculty will review your records and inform you of your credit-hour requirement in our Offer of Admissions Letter
    • The Academic Advisor may recommend up-to an additional 12-credit hours (up-to 24-credit hours in total) to insure the student's background is adequate for the Ph.D. program

 

 


  

ORIGINAL ADMISSIONS APPLICATION RECOMMENDATION WAS NOT MARKED
POSSIBLE TRANSFER TO PH.D. PROGRAM WITHIN 12-MONTHS

 

If the "Transfer Comment" was NOT on the M.Sc. admission letter and / or the transfer request was not requested in the first 12-months of the student's registration in the Master's Program:

  1. In these cases, students must pay full tuition for first 3-years of the Ph.D. program.
  2. In this case, students may petition to request a tuition reduction 
    1. you must have the support of your Advisor
      • Obtain a supporting letter from your Advisor which includes compelling reasons for a reduction in fees.
    2. fill-in the Tuition Fee Appeal Form: http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/media/Tuition_Fee_Appeal.pdf
    3. Approval is provide by the Registrar

 


 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Fill-in a NEW,  ONLINE Admissions Application Form at
     http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/  
    1. On the 2nd page, under "NAME OF INSTITUTION" please write  TRANSFER TO PHD  
    2. Under Payment Section please write  WILL SUBMIT CHEQUE LATER
    3. After about 1-day, send the Graduate Student Advisor an email to say you submitted an application to transfer
      1. Send your Full Name (as it appears on the application)
      2. Send your Application Number (begins with GS)
  2. RECOMMENDATION LETTER to TRANSFER TO PH.D. PROGRAM:
    1. Your Academic Advisor must provide a brief memo as to why you should be transferred to the Ph.D. Program
    2. SIGNATURES:  The memo must be signed by
      1. Your Academic Advisor
      2. The Graduate Chairperson
  3. APPLICATION RECOMMENDATIONS & OTHER PAPERWORK
    1. NO OTHER DOCUMENTS ARE NEEDED
    2. The Department will send all information to FGS Admissions
    3. STUDENT APPLICATION CHECKLIST
      Submit only the following:
      1. An online application
      2. A recommendation from your the Academic Advisor approving your transfer to the Ph.D. program.
  4. DEADLINE
    1. The Faculty must receive the Transfer Request from the Department at least ONE-MONTH PRIOR to term which the student intends to begin his/her program
    2. The Department must receive the Transfer Request from the Student & Academic Advisor at least ONE-MONTH PRIOR to the Faculty of Graduate Studies deadline
    3. Transfers must be COMPLETE within the first 18-months after initial registration in the Master's Program
    4. Paperwork is not processed during holidays, breaks, university closures, etc. -- please plan accordingly
  5. We'll try to process your application before the next intake deadline date or by the date discussed
  6. Please also apply for the IGSS ($5,400 Award) for your next Academic Year as a Ph.D. student  http://umanitoba.ca/ece/curr_students/graduate/igss.html 
    1. Deadline is usually each March 1st
    2. You MUST apply by March 1, BEFORE your transfer date to ensure receipt of funds if you qualify

 

 

 

 

CURRENT COURSE OFFERINGS

REGISTRATION (Annual)

ACADEMIC GUIDELINES

ECE SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

UNIVERSITY SCHEDULE
(exams, registration, payments, etc.)

GRADUATE CALENDAR / CATALOG

CODE OF CONDUCT--Plagiarism

CHEATING, PLAGIARISM, ETC.
 (students, instructors, TAs)

EXAM & FINAL GRADES

COMPUTER ACCTS, FORMS...

PROGRAMS

  1. Ph.D.
  2. M. Sc.
  3. M.Eng.
  4. Occasional
  5. IIS / Overview 
  6. Course Category (AX,AU,OS)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  1. MANDATORY:
    1. Summer Registration
    2. Progress Reports
    3. Academic Integrity Tutorial 
    4. ASG--Advisor Student Guidelines 
    5. Continuous Registration 
  2. LEAVES OF ABSENCE
  3. FAILED GRADES
    1. What to do
    2. Grade Appeals
    3. Student Advocacy
  4. SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES
    1. Advance Credits (4.4.5)
    2. Transfer Credits (4.4.6)
    3. Transfer to Ph.D. (5.1.3)
  5. PROGRAM TRANSFERS:
    1. M.Sc. to Ph.D.
    2. M.Eng. to M.Sc.
    3. M.Sc. to M.Eng.
    4. Ph.D. to M.Sc.
  6. CHANGE REQUESTS
  7. Transfer Credits
  8. CO, IP, Incomp, Course Extension
  9. Deferred Exam Form 
  10. Concurrent / Dual Registration
  11. Voluntary Withdrawal
  12. Authorized Withdrawal

RESEARCH INTEGRITY

-- Plagiarisms Software: iThenticate

RESEARCH ETHICS & COMPLIANCE

-- Templates, Guidelines, & Forms

ENVIRONMENT HEALTH & SAFETY

ECE GRADUATE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

FUNDING, AWARDS, JOBS

  1. TRAVEL AWARDS
  2. NSERC (Canadians Only)
  3. UMGF  (All Grads)
  4. IGSS (Int'l Students)
  5. FGS Miscellaneous
  6. FGS EMERGENCY LOANS
  7. Funding & Award $$
  8. TA Wage Scale
  9. JOBs

TUITION & FEES   

  1. Master
    1. Full-Time
    2. Part-Time
  2. Ph.D.
  3. Other Fees
    1. Compulsory Fees
    2. Incidental Fees 
    3. Cost of Living Expenses
  4. Tuition Installment Plan
    (International Students Only)

NEW STUDENTS

  1. Quick, General Info
  2. General Info & Services
  3. Registration Procedures
  4. Registering for Courses
  5. Acceptance of Offer (Letter)
  6. Paying Tuition & Fees
  7. Office Space & Mail
  8. Grad Students With Children
  9. Student University Guide
  10. Orientation
    1. ECE (mandatory)
    2. FGS (TBA via emails)
    3. University
    4. International Students

GRADUATION / CONVOCATION

  1. THESIS DEADLINES
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Thesis Guidelines
  4. Thesis Checklist
  5. Thesis Online Submission
  6. THESIS SAMPLES
    1. Title Page
    2. Table of Contents
  7. Plagiarism Software: iThenticate
  8. ECE Graduand Info
         APEGM, Iron Ring, Letters, etc.
  9. CONVOCATION !
  10. JOBs

 


UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA SERVICES

 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

  1. International Centre for Students (ICS)
  2. ICS Post-Secondary Handbook
  3. Study Permit Info
  4. Off-Campus Work Permits
  5. FORMS
  6. Exchange Pgm
    (Canadian & Intentional)

FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES (FGS)

  1. FGS: Thesis Guideline & Forms
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Important Dates
  4. FORMS
    1. Programs & Thesis
    2. Awards & Scholarships
  5. WORKSHOPS

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

  1. Transcripts
  2. Important Dates
  3. Convocation
  4. FORMS

ENGINEERING LIBRARY
(Donald W. Craik Library)

CAREER SERVICES

STUDENT ADVOCACY

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

 


STUDENT GROUPS

  1. UMGSA
    1. Travel Grant
    2. Emergency Grant
    3. Special Projects Grant
    4. Student Award
    5. Teaching Award
  2. UMSU
    1. Mobile Print
    2. HEALTH / DENTAL Benefits
      --  Opt-Out
    3. U-PASS  
      --  Opt-Out

ECE GRAD STUDENT GROUP (ECE GSA)

ENGINEERING STUDENT GROUPS

 


MANITOBA / CIC INFO / SERVICE CANADA

MANITOBA PROVINCIAL HEALTH INSURANCE
(Canadian Students ONLY)

  1. Health Card
  2. Benefits
  3. Online Enrollment

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE

CIC: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION CANADA  

  1. CIC web site  
  2. VISA to Study in Canada  
  3. RE-NEW / EXTEND Study Visa 
  4. Application Processing Time 
  5. Change Program / Institution  
  6. Student Work Permit  
  7. Post-Graduate Work Permit  
  8. Letters of Invitation  
  9. FORMS & GUIDES   

SERVICE CANADA

  1. APPLY:  Social Insurance Card (SIN Card) to Work
  2. APPLY:  Universal Child Care
  3. Online Services

 


MANITOBA PROFESSIONAL ASSN.

ENGINEERS GEOSCIENTISTS MANITOBA (APEGM)
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba

 


CONFERENCE PAPER / THESIS HELP

FGS WRITING STYLE: Papers, Thesis, etc.

APA STYLE

  1. APA Style
  2. APA Basic Style Guide
  3. APA Style Tutorial
  4. MPA STYLE

MLA STYLE

  1. MLA Style
  2. MPA STYLE

IEEE Writing Style: IEEE Papers

  1. IEEE Style
  2. IEEE Citation Reference
  3. IEEE Artical Preparation & Submission

HELP FORM OTHER UNIVERSITIES

  1. Graduate Student Writing Kit
  2. Thesis Proposal
    1. How to write a thesis proposal
    2. Successful thesis proposals
    3. Components of a thesis proposal
    4. M.Sc. Thesis Proposal
    5. Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
      1. Guideline 01
      2. Guideline 02
  3. Research Papers:
    1. Lit. Reviews
      1. Lit. Reviews
      2. Example 01
      3. Example 02
    2. Abstracts
      1. Writing an Abstract
      2. Abstract Presentations
      3. Examples
    3. Effective Outlines
    4. Citing References
      1. APA Style