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INTERESTED IN A GRADUATE DEGREE? You’ll be in good company.

At the University of New Brunswick, you’ll discover one of the oldest graduate schools in Canada. Since 1785, we’ve worked hard to create a tight-knit community of people dedicated to learning more about the world around them. Choose from a wide breadth of programs in more than 30 different fields—from our nationally acclaimed creative writing program to NASA-affiliated Mars research projects. Whether your program is course-based or research-based, you will experience the thrill that comes from working with a diverse group of like-mindedly passionate people.


SMALL COMMUNITY. BIG IDEAS. UNB offers you the perfect combination of people and place. A friendly community, world-class facilities, and easily accessible faculty create a school experience that exceeds expectations. This is an environment of support and collaboration, with all the professional connections and research capabilities you need to leave your mark in the universe. At UNB, you’ll also find our Graduate Student Association. This organization was founded by students to provide you with the network and resources you need to succeed both personally and professionally. For over 20 years, our students have led an annual research conference where they submit and present their diverse research findings for peer review. By participating in the conference, you’ll gain the confidence you need to share and defend your ideas. You’ll also benefit from the fact that UNB is a true research powerhouse: 75% of all research conducted at New Brunswick universities happens at UNB, with over $50 million in research funding awarded annually. Discover who you are—and what you can be. Start now.


THE POWER OF PASSIONATE MINDS UNB faculty and graduate students are reaching out and changing the world by conducting world-class research in labs and libraries far beyond the four walls of formal learning. Our students and faculty travel to the far north, plunge into oceans and rivers, delve into forests, and explore the policies shaping our society. THE CANADIAN RIVERS INSTITUTE (CRI) is a national centre of excellence in water research with stateof-the-art research and teaching facilities. The CRI was recently commissioned by NB Power to conduct a multidisciplinary aquatic ecosystem study that will help determine the future of the Mactaquac Hydroelectric Generating Station on the Saint John River. It is currently the biggest dam renewal project in the world. A component of this project is PhD candidate AMANDA BABIN’S research, which is on Atlantic salmon’s ability to navigate the headpond by tagging and tracking their movements. IBM CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES (CAS Atlantic) is an IBM research-based institution that is working

in collaboration with the long-established UNB 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. IBM has also chosen UNB as one of 8 universities in North America to help adapt its Watson cognitive technology for use in cyber security.


THE NATURAL PRODUCTS RESEARCH GROUP examines plants and their associated endophytic fungi to discover new bioactive molecules. These molecules are used to produce new therapeutics. Graduate students ALLYSON BOS, TREVOR CLARK and ANDREW FLEWELLING are identifying plant extracts and compounds that will combat both infectious diseases and cancer. This is just one example of many ongoing research projects led by Dr. Chris Gray and Dr. John Johnson. JIANHUI ZHOU is completing his PhD study in the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management under the supervision of Dr. Ying Hei Chui. His research topic aims to develop a non-destructive method for evaluating the mechanical properties of wood-based panels like cross-laminated timber. Zhou is also a recipient of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship of $50,000 for up to three years. REBECCA SALAZAR is a PhD candidate in the department of English and a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar. In addition to her research on literature and feminist ecocriticism, she is a published writer and an editor of The Fiddlehead and QWERTY Magazine. Her first poetry chapbook is forthcoming from Anstruther Press. ALMA LOPEZ (PhD IDST student) just received a prestigious national scholarship from her native Mexico. Alma is studying the psychometric properties of a Canadian standardized test translated into Spanish for kindergarten students in Spanish-speaking countries. Another PhD IDST student, MILAD PIRAYEGAR is a researcher with our Urban & Community Studies Institute. Milad is working on several projects with the institute. His interests include sustainability, spatial analysis, GIS, the economy of cities, transportation, land-use planning and modeling. Milad has received the NBIF Scholarship, as well as 3 years of SSHRC funding.











Masters & PhD

Masters & PhD

MBA, MBA/JD, MBA.SRM, MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate in Management



Anthropology is the holistic study of humankind from its early origins to present day societies and cultures. Our program offers the only comprehensive anthropology program in the Maritimes. Research areas include: Sociocultural, Medical and Biological Anthropology, as well as Archaeology, Bioarchaeology and Forensics. The program is thesis-based and is 2 years in length.

Degrees are centered on the development and performance of an original research project. Research areas include: Cell & Molecular Biology, Organismal, Genetics and Genomics, Fish Biology, River Ecology, Environmental & Conservation, Ecology 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.

The MBA programs at UNB Fredericton combine a rigorous academic study path in core business subjects with professional development and experiential options, especially in entrepreneurship and finance. You can customize your MBA by choosing full-time or part-time study options; a variety of interesting and relevant electives; experiential learning options; an internship; thesis, project report or all coursework; and specialized study tracks (with law and recreation management).

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Applicants should hold a BA in Anthropology with minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) Average. Applicants are required to submit a complete application, a onepage statement describing their interest, and an example of writing (i.e. Undergraduate paper) If applicable, minimum TOEFL score of 600 (or 213 on computerbased version) with a TWE of 4.0 is required; IELTS band 7.

Applicants must contact individual faculty members prior to applying to secure a research supervisor. Applicants to the Masters program should hold an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B). Applicants are required to submit a complete application, including a one-page statement describing their research interests. If applicable, a minimum TOEFL score of 600, and TWE of 4.0 (writing rubric mean) or 25 (scaled score).

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 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).

Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B) and are expected to have accumulated 2-3 years of work experience. Applications should include a statement of interest, résumé, GMAT (550), or GRE equivalent, and three letters of reference with at least one academic reference, for MBA.SRM at least 2 academic references. A university-level course in economics is a prerequisite for admission. If applicable, a minimum TOEFL 92/120 (Internet based); or a minimum IELTS score of 7/9.

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The UNB History program offers first-rate professional degrees and is well regarded nationally. Our associated research centres include The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society and the Atlantic Canada Studies Centre. Offers programs in Canadian History, International and Military History, Women’s & Gender History, and Early Modern History

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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 should have a minimum GPA 3.0 (or B average, 70%) 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).

MA applicants should have an Honours degree in history, or equivalent. Priority is given to applicants with first-class standing. Applicants should submit a résumé, a statement of research interests and a brief writing sample. MA applicants should contact a prospective advisor as part of the admissions process. The 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). International Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores. IELTS band 7.

Applicants must secure research supervisors before applying. Masters applicants require a 4-year program preferably honours or equivalent with at least an A- average. PhD applicants require a Masters degree with thesis, or equivalent research experience and at least an A- average. Applicants are to submit a 5-page thesis/dissertation proposal (with working bibliography), along with the following: a paragraph explaining why they wish to pursue a Masters or Doctoral degree in IDST Studies, a paragraph explaining the different disciplines the candidate will bring to the research topic, a letter from the supervisor indicating their willingness to supervise the applicant, three academic references, a sample of a sustained piece of academic writing (e.g. term paper of 15-20 pages, or thesis chapter), and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work taken at any postsecondary institution attended. If applicable, a TOEFL 100, TWE5.5, or IELTS of 7. Must indicate “academic” not “general”.

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• January 15th to be considered for funding.




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Masters & PhD


Geodesy is concerned with determining the size and shape of the earth and its gravity field; Geomatics concerns the management of geospatial information. Offers leading edge programs in GNSS and Geodesy, GIS, Big Data and Data Science, Remote Sensing, Ocean Mapping and Hydrography, and Land Administration. 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)

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Brings the study of physical materials (physics and chemistry) together with practical engineering methods and techniques. Research areas include: Adsorption, Recirculation Aquaculture Systems, Bioprocessing and Biomass Refining, Nanotechnologies, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Pulp and Paper, Polymer.

Research areas include: Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry, Physical, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry.

Research areas include: Construction Engineering and Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Materials and Infrastructure Renewal, Structural Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.

This program 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.

Applicants interested in research (thesis) must contact faculty prior to applying to secure a research supervisor. 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. 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).

Students are encouraged to contact faculty prior to applying to secure a research supervision. MSc applicants should hold an honours degree in chemistry or biochemistry, with first or upper second division standing, minimum GPA 3.0/4.3 (70% or B). PhD applicants should hold a Masters degree in chemistry or related discipline. Outstanding MSc applicants may be offered admission directly to the PhD programme or to have the opportunity to transfer from MSc to PhD. International: If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL score of 550, with a TWE score of 4.0; internet based TOEFL minimum 79; IELTS band 7.0.

Applicants are encouraged to contact faculty to inquire about potential research opportunities. 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). Applicants to the PhD program normally hold a Masters degree from an accredited university. GRE results are required for applicants applying to the Construction Engineering Management area. 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).

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 must have at least 18ch or equivalent in either Greek or Latin. There are accommodations for students without the complete language requirements. Minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) Average Applicants are required to submit a one-page statement describing their interest, and an example of writing (i.e. Undergraduate Paper). International Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores. IELTS band 7.





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• January 15th to be considered for funding • March 15th without NURSING



Masters & PhD

Prepares graduates to be involved in the research, development, and design of a wide range of mechanical systems. Areas of study include: Pure Mathematics (algebra and algebraic geometry, combinatorics, geometry, operator Research areas include: Acoustics and algebra, non-commutative geometry), Mathematical Physics Vibration, Biomedical Engineering (general relativity, cosmology, quantum gravity, string and Biomaterials, Smart Composites theory, modified gravity, scientific computation), Dynamical and Nanostructured Coatings, Laser Systems and Mathematical Biology (mathematical ecology Machining Micro/Nano Processing, and epidemiology, biological invasions, nonlinear differential Solid Mechanics, Manufacturing and and delay differential equations), Statistics (random effects Materials Processing, Mechatronics and models, mixture models, longitudinal analysis, validation of Design, Nuclear and Threat Detection, complex models for random patterns). Renewable Energy Systems, Robotics and Applied Mechanics, Smart Sensors, Thermofluids and Aerodynamics.

Our Master of Nursing (MN) program has three program streams: Thesis, Report, and Nurse Practitioner. The MN program is designed to equip students with an integrative knowledge of nursing leadership, research, theory, and practice. Research areas include: Chronic Illness, Health in LGBT Communities, Communicable Diseases (HIV), Healthy Aging, Cancer Survivorship, Aboriginal Health and Wellness, Living with Eating Disorders, Parenting and Children’s Health and other areas.

Offers a research-based degree in areas that include: Infrared and Microwave Spectroscopy; Magnetic Resonance and Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Optical and Laser Spectroscopy; Space and Atmospheric Physics; Space Plasma Theory; Theoretical Atomic & Molecular Physics; and Theoretical Molecular Spectroscopy.

Students are required to have a faculty member supervise their thesis. Masters candidates in Pure or Applied Mathematics or candidates in Statistics should hold a Bachelor’s degree with first or second-class honours in mathematics 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, 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).

Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (or B average, 70%). 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).

Normally, a BN or BScN with courses in undergraduate statistics and nursing research. A grade of at least a B is generally required for these courses. Minimum GPA of at least 3.3 or B+. Registration or eligibility for registration as a registered nurse in the province of New Brunswick. Must be registered by September of year the student begins. Three references (at least one academic reference). A written statement of the applicant’s professional interests and career goals.

Applicants should 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). If applicable, minimum paper-based 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). Non-North American applicants may also be required to submit their GRE Physics score.



• January 15th






Masters (MCS, MCSC) & PhD

Masters & PhD


Masters & PhD

Two Master's programs in Computer Science are offered: the research-based MCS program and the course-based MCSC program. A co-op option can be added to the Master's programs and provides 8-12 months of valuable job experience at an advanced level. Our PhD program is primarily composed of independent original research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge in a field of Computer Science. Research areas include: Artificial Intelligence; Bioinformatics and Computational Science; Cloud Computing; Data Management, Analytics, and Mining; Embedded Systems; High Performance Computing; Human-Computer Interaction; Natural Language Processing; Networking, Data Communications, and Wireless; Optimization and Algorithmics; Security and Privacy; Software Engineering; Systems and Architecture.

Research areas include: Applied Geophysics and Rock Physics: Applied Glacial and Quaternary Geology; Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry and Hydrogeology; Applied Quaternary Geology, Lithogeochemistry and Mineral Deposits; Igneous, Metamorphic and Experimental Petrology; Isotope Geochemistry and U-Pb Geochronology; Biogeology (including Paleoclimatology), Palaeontology and Ichnology; Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Petroleum Geology; Shock Metamorphism, Impact, and Planetary Geology; Structural Geology and Geotectonics; Engineering Geology, Rock Mechanics; Ore Deposits Geology, Mineral Resource Exploration, Volcanology.

The foundation of this program is a core of courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods. The program includes 2 streams: Research Based with MA report and a Course-Based. Flexible 1 or 2 year options are available. Research areas include: Regional Development, Micro/Industrial Organization, Micro/Labour Economics, Macro/Labour Economics, Environmental Economics, Transportation, Health, Public Policy, Financial Economics, Economics of Immigration, Data Analysis, and Economics of Climate Change.

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For Master’s Programs: an undergraduate degree in Computer Science (or related discipline such as Engineering or Science), with a minimum GPA of B for the MCS by Coursework and normally a minimum of B+ for the MCS by thesis/report program. Computer Science background requirements: software engineering, data structures, operating systems, algorithms and computer architecture. For PhD: minimum entry requirements are a research-based Master’s degree in Computer Science or related area with first class standing from a recognized University. Required application documents: official transcripts and degree confirmation, English proficiency test results (applies to International applicants; needs TOEFL iBT 92 with 23 written, IELTS band 7 overall and written, or equivalent) and three letters of recommendation (at least 2 academic). PhD applicants will need a confirmed supervisor to be accepted.

Before applying, students are required to submit a preliminary application assessment: Which is a Statement of Interest (250 words) outlining the applicant’s 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 to the Masters program should hold a bachelor’s degree in geology or equivalent, first or upper second division, minimum GPA of 3.0/4.3 (70% or B). Applicants to the PhD program should have a masters degree with a research-based thesis from a recognized university. International applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores, a minimum paper-based TOEFL score, 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).

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). International students must submit official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test score (minimum score of 150 in Qualitative Part), and a statement of purpose. International Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores. Minimum TOEFL score of 92/120 or a minimum IELTS band 7.

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• February 28th for Fall term


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• D ecember 31st (Early Fall applications for MCS and PhD only) • May 31st for Winter term (MCS, PhD only)

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MA/PhD & PhD

Masters & PhD*

Masters & PhD

With strengths in the areas of political theory, gender and politics, global political economy, Canadian politics, and International Relations, our 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 option is designed for 12-months study; the Thesis option is designed for 2-years study.

Offers programs in Clinical Psychology (CPA accredited) and Experimental Psychology. Students acquire research, teaching, and other professional skills under an apprenticeship model. Faculty supervises research interests in Adult Clinical, Child Clinical, Social, Health, and Forensic Psychology plus Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science.

The research and teaching facilities at UNB Saint John include laboratories for human and animal research. Research areas include: Forensic, Correctional, and Police Psychology, Peer Relationships and Social Skills, Deception Detection and Polygraph Techniques, Measurement and Scale Development, Addictions, Attachment, Loneliness and Well-Being, Neuroscience Perception and Cognition, Health Research fifiPersonality, Biopsychology; and Psychopharmacology.

Offers research based degrees designed to prepare 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: Domestic and Family Violence (Intimate Partner Violence); Health, Health Policy, and the Social Determinants of Health; Population Studies; Law, Criminalization, and Security; and various specializations according to faculty member.

Applicants will have an undergraduate Honours degree in Psychology with a research-based thesis. A minimum CGPA of 3.7/4.3(A-). Applicants must submit Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test. 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. *The PhD in Experimental Psychology is offered jointly with UNBF, while the PhD in Clinical Psychology is offered in collaboration with UNBF.

Masters applicants require an undergraduate Major or Honours degree in Sociology (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA of 3.5 (a B+). Students with an undergraduate degree outside of Sociology may be considered following completion of additional courses equivalent to a Sociology Major or Honours degree. PhD applicants require a MA in Sociology (usually with an MA thesis) or equivalent. Students without a MA in Sociology may be considered for entry or may be asked to undertake a qualifying year to complete additional courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 (an A-). Applicants should contact relevant faculty members in the Sociology Department to ascertain their availability and their potential interest in becoming a supervisor. Applications must include: (i) a statement of interest (600 words) about intended research and why UNB was selected; (ii) a writing sample (usually a long undergraduate paper or a chapter from their MA); (iii) an official academic transcript; (iv) three letters of reference; (v) a CV. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores of IELTS band 7.5 or equivalent.

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Applicants will have an undergraduate Honours degree in Psychology, with a thesis or equivalent research experience. Applicants will have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Political A minimum CGPA of 3.7/4.3 (A-) Graduate Science with at least an A- standing (GPA Record Exam (GRE) Scores (General Test Only). of 3.7) in their two most recent years of Three academic reference letters. course work. 500 word statement describing research Other applicants, who do not satisfy interests and research experience. the requirements for full graduate status, may be eligible to be admitted into a Applicants are encouraged to contact qualifying year. individual faculty members that share their research interests. If applicable, a TOEFL score of 600 (paper) or 100 (internet), TWE 5.5, or IELTS of 7. 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 for funding consideration. • March 15th





Masters (MEng, MScE) & PhD

Masters & PhD

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

Research areas include: Biomedical Engineering; Communications, Controls and Instrumentation, Electromagnetic Systems, Electronics and Digital Systems, Embedded Systems, Signal Processing, Software Systems, and Sustainable Energy.

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. We are now offering a PhD in Creative Writing. Doctoral students also gain applied teaching experience under the Teaching Mentorship Program.

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. Specializations are available in Wildlife, Water, Tree Biology, Remote Sensing, Forest Soils, Forest Management, Forest and Tree Measurement, Wood Products, and Wood Engineering.

Applicants should have a minimum GPA equivalent of 3.3/4.3 (80% or First Class Standing). nts are to hold a relevant bachelors Statement of Interest. a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B), and at s of relevant teaching or related If applicable, minimum paper-based TOEFL experience. score, minimum 580, and TWE of 4.0. Internet based minimum 93, and writing minimum TOEFL score of 650, ore of 5.5 or 280 (Computer based). 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).

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. For the PhD, submit a statement of interest and graduatelevel 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 computerbased version) with a TWE of 4.0 is required; IELTS band 7.

Applicants interested in research should contact faculty prior to applying to secure research supervision. 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%). 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). Fall intake only for student in the MEM program.

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Masters (MEng)

Masters (MAHSR)

Masters (MScE) & PhD

Bring your ideas to life. Whether you think your undergraduate project might have market potential, want to commercialize your research, have a product or service idea, or want to take an experiential approach to learning how to manage a technology based company, this program will give you the skills you need. This is a twelve-month project-based program with an intake of fall only.

The MAHSR is offered through the Atlantic Regional Training Centre (ARTC) which aims to increase health services research capacity. This unique program is a result of collaboration among 4 universities and professors hold all classes on-line. Its interdisciplinary approach to issues in health services research prepares students with the necessary skills to tackle key issues in health service policy, administration, and delivery. This program is intended for students with little or no background in the healthcare field, and little or no experience in conducting research. By the end of the program, the student gains a demonstrated grounding in scholarly research techniques, experience in the healthcare field through their residency placement, and eight courses in healthcare research.

Students are formally enrolled in existing graduate programs, such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Kinesiology, and other faculties including Interdisciplinary Studies. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering is a world-class research centre in upper limb prosthetics with projects in several key areas: Pattern Recognition, Exoskeleton Research, Outcome Measures, Biomechanics and Electrophysiology, and Designing Prosthetic Hands.

An undergraduate degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Science, or other technology-based degree. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (or B average, 70%), a statement of purpose, and résumé. Short-listed applicants will be invited to interview with our selection committee. 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).

Successful completion of a four-year Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with Honours. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (equivalent to a B or 75%). If applicable, a TOEFL score of 100, TWE 5.5, or IELTS of 7.

Applicants may submit a statement of interest through the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in order to match the student with an appropriate supervisor. Entrance requirements vary by program. Students will register in the appropriate degree program with their research being supervised by a Faculty member from the Institute. Student changing from one major to another may be required to take a transitional program of coursework. 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).

OPEN, recommended dates: • March 1st for International • May 1st for Domestic

April 1st




EAST COAST LIVING The campuses in both Fredericton and Saint John offer single-room and apartment-style 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. Our air is clean and the limited traffic we do have is affectionately referred to as “Rush Minute”. Students have plenty of opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community and to enjoy the great outdoors.



HOW TO APPLY? Choose a program

 NB offers a host of graduate programs across more than 30 departments and faculties. U To explore your options please review this brochure.

Review Admission Requirements

Admissions requirements differ between programs, so be sure you have the correct program admissions information. Some programs require the student to have a supervisor in advance. Please contact the relevant department to assist in finding an appropriate supervisor.

Apply Online

UNB’s online application system is easy to use and allows you to upload documents and save your application at any stage.

Upload Program-Specific Documentation

For many programs, you will need to upload additional documents such as a CV, Transcripts*, References, Statement of Interest, Sample of Writing, GRE or GMAT scores as required.

International Students

If English is not your first language, Official English-Language Test scores are required. International students are encouraged to apply at least six months in advance.

Submit Your Application

Once you submit your application you will receive an email to make the application fee payment ($65.00 CAD). Once your payment has been made and your application is complete, it will then be sent to the department for review. *Official transcripts are only required if you are accepted into the program. If you do not have unofficial transcripts to upload to your application at the time you are applying, please have your official transcript sent from the institution to: University of New Brunswick School of Graduate Studies PO Box 4400 3 Bailey Drive, Room 318 Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada E3B 5A3

GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING Graduate students receive more than $10 million in funding support annually, with the average funded student receiving more than $20,000/year. Funding comes in the form of traditional Research and Teaching Assistantships and through a host of internal and external scholarships and awards, including:

Scholarships Federal Tri-Council Scholarships up to $30,000/year Province of New Brunswick Scholarships $4,000 – $21,000/year • Dr. William S. Lewis Scholarships $25,000/year •

Fellowships • •

David M. Armstrong Doctoral Fellowship $25,000/year Armour M. “Ben” McCrea Fellowship $20,000/year

Awards • •

President’s Doctoral Awards $6,000/year International Graduate Awards $4,500/year



Teaching and research opportunities are also available to help qualified graduate students meet the cost of their studies. In these positions, students gain 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. The Province of New Brunswick also supports UNB students with funding from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF). Administered through UNB, NBIF provides over $850,000 of scholarship funding annually to our graduate students. These scholarships include funding for successful and nominated 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 $4,000 to $21,000 a year. For more information, visit

TUITION AND FEES* The following chart is for full-time students only, and based on 1 year of study.









$18,000 – $20,000

$27,000 – $30,000




Cost of living in New Brunswick is much lower than other parts of the country. Students can generally expect to pay around $13,000 – $16,000 a year in additional living expenses (rent, food, books, equipment, supplies, local travel, return travel). *Tuition and fees are subject to change. The chart above is an estimate. For full details, please visit financial services: †Fee schedules differ between the 1 & 2 year MBA programs; the fee range listed would be the costs associated with MBA tuition in its entirety.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK Established in 1785, the University of New Brunswick is one of North America’s oldest public universities. UNB’s tremendous quality and breadth of teaching, ranked areas of study, relevant research and innovative programs make it a leading national university. UNB has two main campuses with a total enrolment of 12,000 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 Fredericton campus, one of the most beautiful in the country with its red brick, ivy-covered Georgian architecture and lush landscape, is located in the capital city which has been ranked as one of the best places to live in Canada. The Saint John campus is located in New Brunswick’s largest city, which offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community and a historic harbour front of lively sidewalk cafés, restaurants and shopping.

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


The University of New Brunswick makes every effort to ensure the information contained herein is as current as possible. The University reserves the right to make changes to any of the information without prior notice.

UNB Graduate Studies Viewbook 2017-2018  
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