University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Natural Resource Management

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Natural Resources Management and Policy
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)


The PhD program is aimed at developing independent researchers in the areas of natural resources and the environment, through a holistic and interdisciplinary approach. Students’ programs will prepare them to pursue independent research aimed at solving the complex issues facing the world environment using a variety of tools and methods.

All PhD students are required to complete a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 21 credit hours of coursework at the 700/7000-level or above, beyond the master’s degree (or its equivalent). A minimum of 6 credit hours of courses must be completed within the Natural Resources Institute and must include NRI 7310 PhD Thesis Research Seminar (3).


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A candidate must normally complete a master's degree before entering the PhD program.

    PhD applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the last 60 credit hours of study.

    Please review the academic listing and communicate directly with professors whose research most closely matches that of your own interests. The department will not consider applications that have not identified a confirmed program supervisor.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference

    * 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 10, 2022