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    Faculty

    • Faculty of Graduate Studies

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    Degree

    • Doctor of Philosophy

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    Expected duration

    • Up to six years

Program details

The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers a Collaborative PhD program which must be completed within six years of initial registration with a PhD program at the University of Manitoba.

Expected duration: up to six years

If University of Manitoba is the lead university

Students will be required to pay the same tuition and fees as all other students enrolled in a full-time doctoral program at the University of Manitoba (refer to Graduate tuition and fees).

If University of Manitoba is the partner university

Students will be required to pay a Collaborative PhD continuing enrolment fee each Fall and Winter term until completion. Please see the continuing enrolment fee for more information. In addition, students will be assessed the appropriate per credit-hour rate for any coursework completed at the University of Manitoba. Students will also be assessed for all other applicable, incidental and compulsory fees, including Student Service fees, Endowment fees and Student Organization fees.

Admission requirements

The following are minimum requirements to be considered for entry into the Collaborative (PhD) program. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements are those of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

To be considered for admission to the Collaborative (PhD) program, you must:

  • Have a master’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of full-time study.

Exceptional students with an honours bachelor’s degree may be considered for entry into the PhD program. For details, please see the PhD General Regulations section in the Academic Calendar.

In addition to the admission requirements described here, all applicants must meet the minimum admission and English language proficiency requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

If University of Manitoba is the lead university

The student must have been admitted to a PhD program at the University of Manitoba. If not currently enrolled in a PhD program, then the student must apply for admission to a specific unit-based program at the University of Manitoba. Following admission, the student must contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies to request entry to a Collaborative program.

If University of Manitoba is the partner university

The student must apply for admission to the collaborative PhD Program at the University of Manitoba. The collaborative program agreement must be defined and presented as part of the admission application.

How to apply

The Collaborative PhD program is only open for Fall admission. Applications must be completed online and include several parts:

  • $100 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Rationale for applying
  • CV of advisor at University of Manitoba
  • CV of advisor at collaborating university
  • IP and Ethics form (PDF)

Application deadlines

International applicants

Term Application deadlines Apply
Fall 2021 March 1, 2021 Not currently accepting applicants

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

Learn more

Contact us

Admission and application inquiries

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Room 500 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

graduate.admissions@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-9377
Fax: 204-474-7553

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Program inquiries

Faculty of Graduate Studies
500 University Centre
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

graduate.studies@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-9377
Fax: 204-474-7553