University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

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Interdisciplinary Studies

University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,202


The Master’s and Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies degrees enable students to pursue individualized and innovative interdisciplinary research outside the boundaries of existing discipline-specific graduate programmes. They permit qualified candidates to pursue a Master’s or a PhD. in areas in which the University has resources and expertise but does not offer a formal degree programme.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Normally, successful completion of an honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with cumulative GPA of at least 3.3, or an average of A- or equivalent in the last two years of study.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio
    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, 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)

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 October 05, 2022