University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Pharmacy (PhD)

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)


As a student in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmacy program, you’ll be able to specialize and advance your own research in modern, well-equipped labs alongside world-class researchers. As a graduate, you’ll have career options in higher education, the pharmaceutical industry and public/private research institutes.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A minimum of a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy or related field from a recognized university
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.5 scale), based on the last 60 credit hours (or two full years or equivalent) of university study
  • A faculty member who agrees to serve as program advisor. Please refer to our list of advisors accepting graduate students. You should review the researcher’s profile before contacting them to ensure your research interest aligns with theirs. When you decide to contact a faculty member regarding a graduate position, consider sending them the following for review: CV or resume, academic transcripts from any post-secondary institutions, descriptions of any previous research or teaching-related experience. If you have contacted potential advisors and after several inquiries and have not received a response, please consider this an indication that they will not be pursuing further conversation.
  • In some circumstances, students enrolled in the Master of Science in Pharmacy Program at UM can transfer into the PhD program.
  • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 11, 2022