Physiology and Pathophysiology

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

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent); or, three-year Bachelor’s degree plus successful completion of Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Medical Physiology & Pathophysiology from the University of Manitoba
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • Must have an Advisor identified at time of application


Doctor of Philosophy

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

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • M.Sc. degree
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • Must have an Advisor identified at time of application

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2021 January October 1, 2020 Apply
Summer 2021 May February 1, 2021 Apply
Fall 2021 September June 1, 2021 Apply


International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2021 May November 1, 2020 Apply
Fall 2021 September March 1, 2021 Apply
Winter 2022 January July 1, 2021 Not Open Yet



Applicants must have received tentative acceptance from a faculty member in the Physiology & Pathophysiology program prior to the formal submission of an admissions application. Contact information can be found on the Physiology & Pathophysiology website.

More detailed information on departmental process and requirements can be found by referring to the Supplemental Regulations for the department.

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

Course Listings

Department Website

432 Basic Medical Sciences Building
745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9
+1 204.789.3696