University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Food Science

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Food Science
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)


The Food Science PhD program focuses on food processing and food safety, with particular emphasis on relationships with food quality and acceptability. Students will research a variety of areas including food microbiology, product development and processing and food safety and quality.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A research-based Master of Science degree in the general areas of food or nutritional sciences, with a minimum University of Manitoba equivalent GPA of 3.5 in Master’s coursework.
  • A secured thesis advisor.

  • Students with a Master of Science in a different scientific discipline will be considered for admission by the Food and Human Nutritional Sciences Graduate Studies Committee (FHNS) on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students with an honors degree from the University of Manitoba or equivalent may be accepted directly into the PhD program.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    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.

    * 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 09, 2022