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Graduate Studies

Financial Assistance
There are more than 250 different
scholarship opportunities available
for our graduate students; two of
which are the Dr. William S. Lewis
Doctoral Fellowship, valued at
$25,000/year for up to 4 years, and
the David M. Armstrong Doctoral
Fellowship, open to an incoming
PhD student in Chemistry or
Physics valued at $25,000/year for
up to 4 years. UNB facilitates a
wide variety of scholarship
opportunities in all disciplines.
Teaching and research
opportunities are available to help
qualified graduate students meet
the cost of their studies; by gaining
valuable work experience as a
Graduate Research Assistant,
Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Research Academic Assistant, or
Research Assistant.
UNB offers support for students
applying for federally-funded
scholarships through NSERC,
SSHRC, or the CIHR. These three
councils (the tri-council) provide
scholarship opportunities for
Masters and PhD students who are
Canadian citizens or Permanent
Residents. UNB also provides
application support for Doctoral
candidates of any citizenship who
apply to the federally-funded Vanier
Canada Graduate Scholarship
Program.
Within the provincial government,
the New Brunswick Innovation
Foundation (NBIF) provides UNB
with over $850,000 of scholarship
funding annually to award to our
graduate students. NBIF provides a
variety of scholarships which are
administered through UNB,
including funding for successful and
unsuccessful tri-council applicants
through their NBIF Graduate
Scholarship program, and
opportunities for incoming
graduate students regardless of
citizenship through their NBIF
Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics (STEM) and
NBIF Social Innovation programs.
Scholarships range from $4000 to
$21,000 a year.
For more information,
www.unb.ca/gradstudies/aid

More than 1,800 full-time and part-time grad students from all over
the world enjoy what UNB offers best individual attention from
world-class researchers in a small, friendly, supportive atmosphere.

The University of New Brunswick has one of


the oldest graduate schools in Canada. Youll
find a rich choice of programs in more than 30
different fields from NASA-affiliated Mars
research projects, to our nationally-acclaimed
creative writing program.
Whether your program is course-based or
research-based, the thrill of working with the
passionate minds who are helping with the
next manned mission to Mars, with marine
mammal conservation, or who are improving
peoples lives by conducting research to
inform social policy is very powerful.

Youll also benefit from UNBs presence in


New Brunswick as a research powerhouse; 80 per cent
of the research conducted at New Brunswick
universities happens at UNB, with over $52 million
in research funding awarded annually.

The campuses in both Fredericton and Saint John offer apartment-style


and single room residences. Every suite comes with a private three-piece
bath and full kitchen, equipped with all major appliances, including a
dishwasher and microwave. Both cities also offer affordable and convenient
off-campus housing choices.

Discover who you are and what you can be. Start now.
UNBs faculty and graduate students are reaching
out and changing the world conducting worldclass research in labs and libraries far beyond the
four walls of formal learning and making a
significant difference in peoples lives. Our
students and faculty travel to the far north, plunge
into oceans and rivers, delve into forests and
scrutinize our society.
Tricia Jarrett a recent MA Anthropology graduate
secured over $35,000 in funding for her
community based research on how early Mikmaq
people made copper ornaments and is now
employed as an archaeologist for the provincial
government.

UNB offers you a great combination of


people and place. Faculty and staff are easily
accessible and go that extra mile for you.
The environment is one of collaboration,
providing combinations of opportunities,
professional connections and excellent
research capabilities.
As well, the active Graduate Student
Associationfounded by studentswill
provide you with a valuable network of peers
to give you access to information and
resources to help ensure your success both
personally and professionally. For over 20
years, each spring, our students lead a
diverse research conference where students
gain hands-on experience by submitting and
presenting research in front of their peers.

Simon Chinamula Sebutimbanyi originally from


the DR Congo, is working on the Canadian Role in
the Implementation of Peace in the Great Lakes
Region of Africa. His work assesses Canadas
foreign policies on Africa and their role and/or
impact into the process of peace in the DR Congo
and Rwanda.
The Canadian Rivers Institute, as a national
centre of excellence in water research, has state-ofthe-art research and teaching facilities. The CRI
was recently commissioned by NB Power to
conduct multidisciplinary aquatic ecosystem study
that will help determine the future of the
Mactaquac Hydroelectric Generating Station on
the St. John River and is the biggest dam renewal
project in the world. A component of this project
is Amanda Babins research, which is on the
Atlantic salmon's ability to navigate the headpond
by tagging and tracking their movements.
Craig Davidson is the author of four criticallypraised books and many magazine articles. His
most recent work is the novel, Cataract City

(2013). A story from Rust and Bone (2005), a


first short story collection, based on his MA thesis
in English (Creative Writing), was turned into a
Golden Globe nominated film of the same name in
2012.

inspire new therapeutics. Graduate students


Allyson Bos and Kathleena Sarty are identifying
plant extracts and compounds that kill cancer
cellsjust one example of many on-going research
projects lead by Drs Chris Gray and John Johnson.

Dr. Kevin Englehart and Dr. Jon Sensinger at the


Institute of Biomedical Engineering,
internationally recognized for its research in
artificial limbs, are developing bionic arms
(prosthetic limbs that are controlled by muscle
impulses). Ashkan Radmands innovative doctoral
work is developing methods of making powered
upper limb prostheses more reliable in real-world
use. Currently, he is developing a high-density
array of force sensors to measure the pressure
changes caused by muscle bulge in the amputees
residual limb.

Randi Doyle is working on understanding gender


differences in spatial ability and why men, on
average, tend to perform better than women on
spatial tasks. Her research focuses mainly on
gender differences in mental rotation abilities and
the effect of childhood activities, specific mental
rotation test items, and even the possible impact
of stereotype threats on gender difference in math
and spatial performance.

IBMs Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS


Atlantic) is an IBM research-based institution;
working in collaboration with UNBs longestablished Computer Science Faculty. PhD
student, Konstantin Nasartschuk, is working on a
team to help accelerate Java by using massive
multicore systems to make big data workloads
run faster and more efficiently than ever before.
Rob LeBlanc was recently awarded the Pam &
John Little Overseas Scholarship, where he visited
the Muniments at Westminster Abbey to
investigate John Lockes tenure at the elite, boysonly, Westminster School. Augmenting his SSHRC
funded research, which critically approaches men
and masculinity in the work of Locke.
The Natural Products Research Group focuses on
the discovery of novel bioactive molecules from
traditionally used medicinal plants and their
associated endophytic fungi that will become or

Mostafa Shad is developing control processes to


create new power system resources based on
electrical loads in New Brunswick to help in
balancing the province's energy needs. He is
currently part of UNB's Sustainable Research
Power Group led by Dr. Liuchen Chang. Mostafa
currently collaborates with power utilities and
smart grid communications companies and is part
of a larger initiative to modernize New Brunswick's
power grid.

DEGREE

DESCRIPTION

ANTHROPOLOGY

BIOLOGY
FREDERICTON

BIOLOGY
SAINT JOHN

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
FREDERICTON

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
SAINT JOHN

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

CHEMISTRY

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Masters

Masters & PhD

Masters & PhD

MBA, JD/MBA, MBA.SRM


Graduate Certificate in Management

MBA

Masters (MScE, MEng) & PhD

Masters & PhD

Masters (MScE, MEng) & PhD

Anthropology is the holistic study of


humankind from its early origins to
present day societies and cultures.
Research areas include: Sociocultural,
Legal, Medical and Biological
Anthropology, as well as Archaeology and
Bioarchaeology.

Degrees are centered on the


development and performance of an
original research project. Ranging from
molecular level, in organismic biology,
genetics, fish biology, river and plant
ecology, environmental and
evolutionary biology.

The study of living organisms with focus on


marine and environmental biology (including
assessing impacts of anthropogenic stressors
on aquatic and terrestrial systems using
molecular through ecological endpoints),
evolution, and natural products chemistry.
Degrees are based on the development and
completion of an original research project.

Study core functional areas of


business with experiential options
in entrepreneurship and finance.
Joint degrees are available with
law and sport & recreation
management (see also
Kinesiology).

With specializations in International Business, Project


Management, and Entrepreneurship and Technology
Management, this program will develop your
leadership and managerial potential, creating
expertise in the areas that are important in the
modern economy. Students also benefit from
professional development, study abroad and
internship opportunities during their program of study.

Brings the study of physical materials


(physics and chemistry) together with
practical engineering methods and
techniques. Research areas include:
Adsorption; Aquaculture Systems;
Bioprocessing and Biomass Refining;
Nanotechnologies; Nuclear; Oil and Gas;
Pulp and Paper; Polymer and
Recirculation.

Research Areas: Inorganic; Organic;


Bio-organic, Physical Chemistry;
Pulp and Paper; Theoretical &
Computational Chemistry.

Research Areas: Construction


Engineering & Management;
Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental
Engineering; Engineering Materials
& Infrastructure Renewal; Highway
& Pavement Research; Structural
Engineering; Transportation & Planning;
Water & Environmental Engineering.

Applicants should hold a BA in Anthropology


with minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) Average.

Applicants to the Masters program


should hold an undergraduate degree
with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70%
or B).

Applicants should identify and contact


potential supervisors, whose primary
research interests correspond to those of
the applicant, listed on the website. The
faculty member who expressed interest
should be named on the application.

Applicants should hold an


undergraduate degree with
minimum cumulative GPA of
3.0/4.3 (70% or B) and are
expected to have accumulated 23 years of work experience.
Applications should include a
statement of interest, resume,
GMAT (550), or GRE equivalent,
and three letters of reference with
at least one academic reference.

Applicants require an undergraduate degree with


cumulative GPA of B (or 3.0/4.3); GMAT minimum
score 550; or GRE 54th percentile; two years full time
post graduate work experience; three references from
academic and professional sources; a current resume
and a personal statement reasons for studying
business at the Masters level and for choosing this
program. GMAT requirement may be waived for
students with a cumulative GPA greater than 3.2/4.3.

Applicants should have a minimum GPA


of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B).
International applicants should have a
Canadian equivalent of 90% or higher.

Applicants to the Masters program


should hold a bachelors degree in
chemistry or bio-chemistry, first or
upper second division, minimum
GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B).

Applicants to the Masters program should


hold an undergraduate degree with a
minimum GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B,
upper or second class standing).

If applicable, minimum paper-based


TOEFL score of 580, and a TWE score of
5.0 (computer based scores would be
237 and 5.0 or greater and Internet
scores a minimum score of 93, writing
and speaking minimum 22). IELTS
(minimum score of band 7); MELAB
(minimum score of 85); or CanTest
(minimum score of band 4.5).

If applicable, minimum paperbased TOEFL score, minimum 550,


and TWE of 4.0. Internet based
minimum 92, and writing 25.
Computer based minimum 237 and
4.0 in writing. IELTS (minimum
score of band 7.5); MELAB
(minimum score of 85); CanTest
(minimum score of band 4.75).

June 15th International Students


July 15th Canadian Students

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

Applicants are required to submit a


complete application, a one-page statement
describing their interests, and an example
of writing (ie. Undergraduate paper)

ADDITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS

If applicable, a minimum TOEFL score


of 600, and TWE of 4.0 (writing rubric
mean) or 25 (scaled score).

If applicable, minimum TOEFL score of 600


(or 213 on computer-based version) with a
TWE of 4.0 is required; IELTS band 7.

Applicants to the Masters program should


hold an undergraduate with a minimum GPA
of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B).
If applicable, a minimum TOEFL score of
600, and TWE of 4.0 (writing rubric mean) or
25 (scaled score).

APPLICATION
DEADLINE

January 15th for funding consideration


March 15th

If applicable, a minimum TOEFL


92/120 (Internet based); or a
minimum IELTS score of 7/9.

March 31st

OPEN

for September admission

OPEN

October 31st

Pre-application form available on website.


International students must submit a TOEFL score of
580 (240 computer based) plus TWE score of 4.5 or
TOEFL IBT score of 93 or equivalent.

Applicants to the PhD program normally


hold a Masters degree from an accredited
university.
If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL
score, minimum 580, and TWE of 4.0.
Internet based minimum 92, and writing 25.
Computer based minimum 237 and 4.0 in
writing. IELTS (minimum score of band 7.5);
MELAB (minimum score of 85); CanTest
(minimum score of band 4.75).

for January admission

WEBSITE

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CONTACT

anthro@unb.ca

biodogs@unb.ca

sjbiolgrad@unb.ca

mbacontact@unb.ca

mba@unbsj.ca

chemeng@unb.ca

chem@unb.ca

civil-grad@unb.ca

DEGREE

DESCRIPTION

ADDITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS

CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY

COMPUTER SCIENCE

EARTH SCIENCES

ECONOMICS

EDUCATION

ELECTRICAL &
COMPUTER ENGINEERING

ENGLISH

Masters

Masters & PhD

Masters & PhD

Masters

Masters & PhD

Masters (MEng and MScE)


& PhD

Masters & PhD

Emphasizes the study of Classical


Antiquity based on Greek and Latin
language study and archaeological and
visual evidence. Research Areas include:
Greek and Roman Literature and History,
Greek Philosophy, Drama and Classical
Archaeology. Students can choose
between writing a thesis or a report in
combination with courses.

The Masters degree includes both Thesis and Report


options. The MCSC offers a course-based option for those
not interested in research. There is also a Co-op option
where students work 8-12 months in an applied setting.
Research Areas: Computer Hardware, Software Engineering;
Embedded Systems, Security, Artificial Intelligence,
Bioinformatics, Computer Assisted Drug Design, High
Performance Computing, Web Services, Algorithm Design,
Natural Language Processing, & other areas.

Research Areas: Applied geophysics & rock physics: applied


glacial & quaternary geology; aqueous & environmental
geochemistry & hydrogeology; applied quaternary geology,
lithogeochemistry & mineral deposits; igneous, metamorphic &
experimental petrology; isotope geochemistry & U-Pb
geochronology; palaeontology, & ichnology; sedimentology,
stratigraphy & petroleum geology; shock metamorphism, impact
& planetary geology; structural geology & rock mechanics.

The foundation of this program is a core of


courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics
and quantitative methods. One or two year
study options are available plus a Masters
Report. Research Areas: regional development,
micro/industrial organization, micro/labour
economics, macro/labour economics,
environmental economics, transportation,
health, public policy, and financial economics.

Programs available in Adult Education,


Counselling*, Critical Studies in Education,
Curriculum Studies, Educational
Administration and Leadership, Education
Studies, Exceptional Learners*,
Instructional Design

Applicants with undergraduate honours,


majors or the equivalent in Latin, Greek
or Classics are considered for admission.
Since all courses require a reading
knowledge of one of the classical
languages, applicants should have at
least 18ch or equivalent in either Greek
or Latin. There are accommodations for
students without the complete language
requirements.

MCS applicants should have a BCS, or equivalent with a


minimum average of 3.0 (B). PhD applicants should have
a MCS or a related discipline, and a broad academic
background in Computer Science.

Before applying, students are required to submit a preliminary


application assessment: Which is a Statement of Interest (100200 words) outlining the applicants research interests (see
website). The statement will then be circulated to faculty
members. If a faculty member is interested in considering a
student for admission, students will be asked to apply.

Applicants with a BA, Honours Economics or a


program with intensive specialization in
Economics with a minimum GPA 3.0
(B, or upper second class standing).

MEd applicants are to hold a relevant


bachelors degree with a minimum GPA of
3.0(B), and at least 1-2 years of relevant
teaching or related professional
experience.

If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL score of 550,


and a TWE score of 4.5. Internet Based minimum 80, and
writing 25. Computer Based minimum 213 and 4.0 in
writing. IELTS (minimum score of band 7); MELAB
(minimum score of 85); or CanTest (minimum score of
band 4.5).

Applicants to the Masters program should hold a bachelors


degree in geology or equivalent, first or upper second division,
minimum GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B).

International students must submit official


Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test
score(minimum score of 700 in Quantitative
Part); TOEFL 580 (Paper Based with TWE 4.0)
or 92/120 (Internet based); or a minimum IELTS
score of 7/9.

If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL score, minimum


580, and TWE of 4.0. Internet based minimum 92, and writing
25. Computer based minimum 237 and 4.0 in writing. IELTS
(minimum score of band 7.5); MELAB (minimum score of 85);
CanTest (minimum score of band 4.75).

Online Programs: Curriculum Studies and


Educational Administration and Leadership

If applicable, minimum TOEFL score of


650, with a TWE score of 5.5 or 280
(Computer based).

*Exceptional Learners and Counselling


require a deadline of January 31st ONLY.

Research Areas: Biomedical


Engineering; Communications,
Electromagnetic Systems;
Control Systems; Electronics and
Digital Systems; Digital Image
and Signal Processing;
Sustainable Energy and Power
Engineering.

UNB offers doctoral and master's degrees in English, with both an


academic and creative stream in the MA. Students can do the
academic MA as a 12-month course-based MA, with an Advanced
Research Project, or as a 20-month thesis-based MA. Students in
the creative writing stream will complete a creative thesis in the
20-month program. PhD areas of specialization are Canadian and
Atlantic-Canadian literature, Post-Colonial, American, Early Modern,
and textual/editorial studies. Doctoral students also gain applied
teaching experience under the Teaching Mentorship Program.

Applicants should have a


minimum GPA equivalent of
3.3/4.3 (80% or First Class
Standing)

For the Masters program, submit an academic writing


sample of at least 8 pages and a statement of interest
outlining preferred area of study. Applicants to the Creative
Writing stream should also submit a sample of at least 10
pages of recent creative writing. Applicants should have at
minimum, a BA Honours, 3.5 CGPA or Upper Second-Class
Standing. Meeting these standards does not guarantee
admission into the program.

If applicable, minimum paperbased TOEFL score, minimum


580, and TWE of 4.0. Internet
based minimum 93, and
writing 25. Computer based
minimum 237 and 4.0 in
writing. IELTS (minimum score
of band 7.5); MELAB (minimum
score of 85); CanTest
(minimum score of band 4.75).

For the PhD, submit a statement of interest and graduate-level


research paper (10-20 pages) or chapter of an MA thesis,
preferably in the proposed area of study.
If applicable, minimum TOEFL score of 600 (or 213
on computer-based version) with a TWE of 4.0 is
required; IELTS band 7.

January 15th to be considered


for funding.

December 31st Early Application Deadline.


February 28th for September intake.
May 31st for January intake.

OPEN

January 15th to be considered for funding

August 31st for a start date in January.


January 31st for a start date in July or
September.

OPEN

January 15th to be considered for funding

WEBSITE

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CONTACT

classics@unb.ca

fcs@unb.ca

geology@unb.ca

econ@unb.ca

edgrad@unb.ca

ece-grad@unb.ca

english@unb.ca

APPLICATION
DEADLINE

DEGREE

FORESTRY & ENVIRONMENTAL


MANAGEMENT

GEODESY & GEOMATICS ENGINEERING

HISTORY

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

KINESIOLOGY

MATH & STATISTICS

Masters (MScF, MF, MScFE, MFE, MEM) & PhD

Diploma, Masters (MScE, MEng) & PhD

Masters & PhD

Masters & PhD

MSc (Exercise & Sport Science), MA (Sport & Rec. Studies),


MBA (Sport & Rec. Management)

Masters & PhD

Advanced learning in environmental management and


specialties in natural resource management and natural
resource science are available at both the PhD and
Masters level as research and professional degrees.

Offers leading edge programs in GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing, Ocean


Mapping, Hydrography, Engineering Surveys, and Land Administration.

Offers programs in Canadian History,


International and Military History,
Womens & Gender History, and Early
Modern History

Enables students to pursue individualized and innovative


interdisciplinary research outside the boundaries of existing
discipline-specific graduate programs.

Provides a unique individualized opportunity for advanced


study, research and work experience in selected areas of
exercise, sport, wellness, recreation, and leisure.

A Masters of Applied Health Services Research (MAHSR) is also


available at UNB. Please visit www.artc-hsr.ca for more
information.

Joint degree in MSc (Sport Sciences) offered between UNB


and the University of West Indies- Cave Hill (Barbados)

Masters applicants require 4 year honours program or equivalent


with at least an A- average. PhD applicants require a Masters
degree with thesis and at least an A- average.

Masters applicants must have a minimum GPA 3.0


(B average).

DESCRIPTION
Specialization in wildlife, water, tree biology, remote
sensing, forest soils, forest management, forest and tree
measurement, wood products, and wood engineering
are some examples.
Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in
science, forestry, environmental studies, social ecology
or the equivalent from a recognized university.
Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (or B
average, 70%).

ADDITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS

If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL score of


550, and a TWE score of 4.0. Internet Based minimum
80, and writing 25. Computer Based minimum 213 and
4.0 in writing. IELTS (minimum score of band 7); MELAB
(minimum score of 85); or CanTest (minimum score of
band 4.5).

Course Based MEng (approx. 1 year)


Research Based MScE (approx. 2 years)
Research Based PhD (approx. 4 years)
Post Graduate Diploma in Mapping/Charting (Canadian Military Only)
Masters in Environmental Engineering (Geomatics Specialization)
Course Based 1-2 years.
Applicants to the Masters program must hold an undergraduate degree
from an accredited university. Degrees should be in related fields:
geology, physics, math, engineering, and science.
Applicants to the PhD program should hold a Masters degree in geodesy
and/or Geomatics or have related experience.
If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL score of 550, and a TWE
score of 4.0. Internet Based minimum 80, and writing 25. Computer
based minimum 213 and 4.0 in writing. IELTS (minimum score of band
7); MELAB (minimum score of 85); or CanTest (minimum score of band
4.5).
Geodesy is concerned with determining the size and shape of the earth
and its gravity field; Geomatics concerns the management of geospatial
information.

Normal prerequisite for admission to the MA


program is an honours degree in history, or
equivalent, priority is given to applicants with
first-class standing. Other applications are
evaluated in a case-by-case basis. MA applicants
should submit a resume, a statement of research
interests and a brief writing sample.
Normal prerequisite for admission to the PhD
program is an MA in history with high
standing. PhD applicants need agreement
from a member of the History Graduate
Academic Unit to supervise, as well as
statement of research interests and a writing
sample (usually an MA thesis).
If applicable, a TOEFL score of 600 (paper) or
100 (internet), TWE 5.5, or IELTS of 7.

Applicants are to submit a 5 page thesis/dissertation proposal


(with working bibliography), along with the following: a paragraph
explaining why she/he wishes to pursue a Masters or Doctoral
degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, a paragraph explaining the
different disciplines the candidate will bring to the research topic,
a letter from the proposed supervisor indicating his/her willingness
to supervise the applicant, three academic references, a sample of
a sustained piece of academic writing (term paper of 15-20 pages,
or thesis chapter), and official transcripts of all undergraduate and
graduate work taken at any postsecondary institution attended.

Applicants to the Exercise & Sport Science and Sport


and Recreation Studies degree programs are to provide
a detailed statement of research goals and interests, and
must include the names of the fulltime faculty members
who closely match your area of interest with the Application
for Admission to the School of Graduate studies.
Candidates to the MBA (Sport and Recreation Management)
program must also score 550 on GMAT (students may apply
to have the GMAT waived for CGPA of 3.6 or greater); an
undergraduate course in Economics is required.

Research interests cover commutative and noncommutative


algebra, combinatorics, mathematical modeling and
computation, mathematical biology, classical and quantum
gravity, multivariate statistics and spatial statistics.

Masters candidates in Pure or Applied Mathematics should hold a


Bachelors degree with first or second class honours in mathematics or
a related field.
Masters candidates in Statistics should hold a Bachelors degree with first
or second class honours in mathematics or statistics or a related field.
Applicants who have a suitable background in Applied Mathematics and
Theoretical Physics may be admitted to a Masters program in these areas,
offered jointly by the Departments of Mathematics & Statistics and Physics.
PhD Candidates should hold a Masters degree from a recognized university.

If applicable, a TOEFL score of 600 (paper) or 100 (internet),


TWE5.5, or IELTS of 7.

If applicable, a minimum TOEFL 92/120 (Internet based),


or a minimum IELTS score of 7/9.

If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL score, minimum 580, and


TWE of 4.0. Internet based minimum 92, and writing 25. Computer based
minimum 237 and 4.0 in writing. IELTS (minimum score of band 7.5);
MELAB (minimum score of 85); CanTest (minimum score of band 4.75).

OPEN
Master of Environmental Management (MEM) apply by
March 1st

OPEN

January 15th to be considered for


funding

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

WEBSITE

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CONTACT

forgrad@unb.ca

gge@unb.ca

history@unb.ca

gradidst@unb.ca

kin@unb.ca

math@unb.ca

APPLICATION
DEADLINE

DEGREE

DESCRIPTION

ADDITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

MPHIL in POLICY STUDIES

NURSING

PHYSICS

POLITICAL SCIENCE

PSYCHOLOGY
FREDERICTON

PSYCHOLOGY
SAINT JOHN

SOCIOLOGY

Masters (MScE, MEng) & PhD

Masters

Masters

Masters & PhD

Masters

Masters & PhD

Masters & PhD*

Masters & PhD

Prepares graduates to be involved in the


research development and design of a wide
range of mechanical systems. Research
areas include: Acoustics & Vibration,
Biomedical, Manufacturing & Materials
Processing, Mechatronics & Design, Nuclear
& Threat Detection, Renewable Energy
Systems, Robotics & Applied Mechanics,
Thermofluids & Aerodynamics.

Prepares students for careers in public


service, business, and beyond. The
program is designed around 4 core
courses with opportunity for specialization
in: International Development;
Worldviews; Citizen Engagement / Dispute
Resolution; Sustainability / Environmental
Issues; Leadership; and Community
Development.

Our Master of Nursing (MN) program has


three program streams:
Thesis/Report
Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Educator

Offers a research-based degree in


several areas including: Infrared &
Microwave Spectroscopy;
Magnetic Resonance & Magnetic
Resonance Imaging; Optical &
Laser Spectroscopy; Space &
Atmospheric Physics; Space
Plasma Theory; Theoretical Atomic
& Molecular Physics; Theoretical
Molecular Spectroscopy

With strengths in the areas of political


theory, gender and politics, global political
economy, and Canadian politics, courses
of study and research are designed to
meet the needs and interests of each
student. Students can choose between a
Research Paper or Thesis option. Research
Paper is designed for 12 months study,
and the Thesis option for 2 years study.

Offers degrees in Clinical Psychology


and Experimental Psychology. Students
are guaranteed to have both research
and teaching experience under the
Apprenticeship Model. Faculty
supervise research interests in clinical,
social, health, developmental, forensic,
and sport psychology plus brain and
behaviour, and cognitive science

The research and teaching facilities UNB


Saint John include laboratories for human
and animal research. Research areas include
forensic psychology; peer relationships and
social skills; polygraph techniques;
addictions; attachment and social
adjustment; neuroscience; optical illusions;
graphical perception; associative learning in
animals; and bio-psychology.

Offers research based degrees aimed at preparing individuals for


employment either inside or outside of academe. Enrolment can
be either on a full-time or part-time basis. General areas of
research within the department include: Communication & Media,
Domestic & Family Violence; and Health, Health Policy & Social
Determinants of Health.

Applicants should have a minimum GPA


of 3.0 (or B average, 70%).

The minimum entrance requirement is


normally an undergraduate honours degree
with a GPA of 3.5. Students must maintain
a GPA of 3.0 throughout their program.

Normally, applicants should have courses in undergraduate


statistics and nursing research and a minimum cumulative
GPA of 3.3 or B+ level. Applicants should have a minimum
of 2 years Nursing experience for entrance into the Nurse
Practitioner and Nurse Educator streams.

Applicants will have a Physics


degree in good standing from a
recognised University. First or
upper second division, minimum
GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B).

Applicants will have completed a fouryear bachelors degree, or equivalent, in


Political Science with at least a B+
standing (GPA of 3.3) in their two most
recent years of course work.
Other applicants, who do not satisfy the
requirements for full graduate status, may
be eligible to be admitted into a qualifying
year.

Applicants will have at least an


undergraduate Honours degree in
Psychology or equivalent research
experience. A minimum CGPA of
3.7/4.3 (A-) is also expected.
Applicants must submit Graduate
Record Exam (GRE) Scores (general
test only).

Applicants will have an undergraduate


honours degree or its equivalent in
Psychology. A minimum CGPA of 3.7/4.3(A-).

Masters applicants require an undergraduate Honours degree in


Sociology or equivalent, minimum GPA of 3.5. Students without
an Honours degree in Sociology, out of university 2 or more years,
may be considered following completion of additional courses
equivalent to an Honours degree.

If applicable, minimum paper-based


TOEFL score of 550, and a TWE score of
4.0. Internet based minimum 80, and
writing 25. Computer based minimum
213 and 4.0 in writing. IELTS (minimum
score of band 7); MELAB (minimum
score of 85); or CanTest (minimum score
of band 4.5).

Applicants are to submit a 3-5 page


description of proposed internship
report/thesis topic, along with the following:
a paragraph explaining why she/he wishes
to pursue an MPhil, three academic
references, a sample of sustained piece of
academic writing (term paper of 15-20
pages), and official transcripts of all
undergraduate and graduate work taken at
any postsecondary institution attended.
If applicable, a TOEFL score of 600 (paper)
or 100 (internet), TWE 5.5, or IELTS of 7.

APPLICATION
DEADLINE

Full-time study: Thesis/report students may apply directly


upon graduation from the BN program provided they intend
to study full-time on the Fredericton campus. Part-time
study: Thesis/report students who are seeking admission to
part-time study are required to have a minimum of one full
year of clinical practice before being considered for admission.
Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration
as a nurse in New Brunswick, include a statement of
professional and research interests and career goals.
International students may apply without Canadian
registration.

If applicable, minimum paperbased TOEFL score, minimum


550, and TWE of 4.0. Internet
based minimum 92, and writing
25. Computer based minimum
237 and 4.0 in writing. IELTS
(minimum score of band 7);
MELAB (minimum score of 85);
CanTest (minimum score of
band 4.75).

If applicable, a TOEFL score of 600


(paper) or 100 (internet), TWE 5.5, or
IELTS of 7.

Applicants are encouraged to contact


individual faculty members that share
their research interests.
If applicable, minimum TOEFL score
of 600 (or 213 on computer-based
version) with a TWE of 4.0 is
required; IELTS band 7.

Applicants must submit Graduate Record


Exam (GRE) General Test.
Applicants are encouraged to contact
individual faculty members that share their
research interests.
*The PhD in Experimental Psychology is
offered jointly with UNBF, while the PhD in
Clinical Psychology is offered in
collaboration with UNBF.
If applicable, minimum TOEFL score of 600
(or 213 on computer-based version) with a
TWE of 4.0 is required; IELTS band 7.

PhD applicants require a MA in Sociology with MA thesis or


equivalent.
Application must include a statement of interest (600 words)
about intended research and why UNB was selected;
Unofficial Transcript; applicants are encouraged to submit a CV as
well as any other material. Students without a MA in
Sociology may be considered following a qualifying year to
complete additional courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.7.
If applicable, minimum TOEFL score of 600 (or 213 on computerbased version) with a TWE of 4.0 is required; IELTS band 7.

OPEN

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January 2nd

OPEN

January 15th for funding consideration


March 15th

January 15th

January 15th

January 15th to be considered for funding.

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CONTACT

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Saint John Campus

Fredericton Campus

City of Saint John

City of Fredericton

The University of New Brunswick


Established in 1785, the University of New Brunswick is one of
North Americas oldest public universities. UNBs tremendous quality
and breadth of teaching, ranked areas of study, relevant research and
innovative programs make it a leading national university.

The Fredericton campus, one of the most beautiful in the country


with its red brick, ivy-covered Georgian architecture and lush
landscape, is located in a city of 80,000 which has been ranked
as one of the best places to live in Canada.

UNB has two main campuses with a total enrolment of 12,500


students from more than 100 countries. Both campuses offer the
comfort and security of a small community, with a bigger city feel
easily accessible by air and ground.

The Saint John campus is located in New Brunswicks largest


city, which offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community
and a historic harbor-front of lively sidewalk cafs, restaurants
and shopping.

Contact Information
For more information on graduate studies at UNB or for a campus tour,
call 1 888 895-3344 or 506 458-7719
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