Human Nutritional Sciences


Pre-Master's | 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

The M.Sc. thesis-based program consists of a combination of coursework and a research component.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • A four-year undergraduate degree in Human Nutritional Sciences or Food Science or equivalent
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May February 1, 2021 Apply
Fall 2021 September June 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January October 1, 2021 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May November 1, 2020 Apply
Fall 2021 September February 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January July 1, 2021 Apply

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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

  • Thesis-based Master's degree in nutrition or a related field.
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May February 1, 2021 Apply
Fall 2021 September June 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January October 1, 2021 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May November 1, 2020 Apply
Fall 2021 September February 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January July 1, 2021 Apply

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Pre-Master's

Students with undergraduate course deficiencies may be admitted to the Pre-Master's program to complete the background requirements.

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree. Contact the Department for further information.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May February 1, 2021 Apply
Fall 2021 September June 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January October 1, 2021 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May November 1, 2020 Apply
Fall 2021 September February 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January July 1, 2021 Apply

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Notes

*Applicants should submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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


Course Listings


Department Website


209 Human Ecology Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada
+1 204.474.6411
FHNS.GradProgram@umanitoba.ca