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.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.


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 2018 May February 1, 2018 Apply
Fall 2018 September June 1, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January October 1, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September February 1, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January June 1, 2018 Apply

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Notes

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

The name of your confirmed supervisor is required at time of application.


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