Food Science


M.Sc. | Ph.D.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.


Master of Science

There are two types of Master's programs:

  • Thesis - Requires a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework, with the thesis research topic assigned within an area of interest to the student and pertinent to departmental research objectives.
  • Non-thesis - Additional coursework (30 credit hours) plus practical work terms and a comprehensive examination are substituted for a research project and written thesis.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a recognized food science department
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. option consists of coursework and a substantial research component.

Expected Duration

  • 3 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Research-based Master of Science degree in the general areas of food or nutritional sciences, with minimum University of Manitoba equivalent GPA of 3.5 in Master's coursework
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

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Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2017 May January 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2017 September May 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January September 1, 2017 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2017 May October 1, 2016 Apply
Fall 2017 September February 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January June 1, 2017 Apply

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Notes

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.
 


Course Listings


Department Website


250 Ellis Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
p: 204.474.9621
f:  204.474.7630
e: foodsci@umanitoba.ca