Peace and Conflict Studies


M.A. | 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 Arts

The Joint M.A. program involves a combination of coursework and either a thesis or comprehensive exam. The program is supervised by the Joint Discipline Committee (JDC), consisting of faculty members of the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) earned in either (a) peace & conflict studies; or (b) another related discipline. The appropriateness of the baccalaureate degree will be determined by the Selection Committee.
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent. A statement of no more than 1,500 words on academic and professional interests and goals.
  • Publication/Writing Sample. A publication or an academic writing sample such as a Term paper, research report or thesis.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US / International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September December 1, 2017 Apply

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. program consists of coursework, successful completion of a candidacy examination and successful defense of a doctoral thesis.

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Master's degree earned in either (a) peace & conflict studies; or (b) another related discipline. The appropriateness of the degree(s) will be determined by the Selection Committee.
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent. A statement of no more than 1,500 words on academic and professional interests and goals.
  • Publication/Writing Sample. A publication or an academic writing sample such as a Master's Thesis or Research report.
  • Thesis Research Proposal. A 2-3 page thesis research document outlining proposed area of research.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US / International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September December 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. 


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St. Pauls College, 70 Dysart Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
p: 204.474.6052
f: 204.474.8828
e: Susan.Ducharme@umanitoba.ca